Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

MENA region needs international cooperation, say experts

A high-level conference on the challenges facing the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region paved the way for an innovative EUI summer school last week. The Middle East Directions Programme (MEDirections) conference, ‘Beyond Borders and States’, examined who pulls the strings of power in the globalised Middle East. Over three days, experts and scholars took […]

CMPF Summer School Tackles Fake News

This year’s CMPF summer school, which tackles ‘Journalism in the digital age: responding to propaganda and fake news’, runs from 5-9 June. It offers training to 28 young journalist and media practitioners and is a unique networking opportunity.

Is the EU doomed?

The European Union is suffering a crisis of cohesion, trust and imagination

Award for internet and human rights paper

Two EUI academics have won the best student paper award at the first International Conference on Internet Science, held in Brussels from 9 to 11 April. Andrea Calderaro, a research assistant at the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF), part of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, wrote the paper with Ben […]

World Bank trade specialist joins Global Governance Programme

The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) has hired a trade specialist from the World Bank to lead a new programme area at the EUI. Bernard Hoekman, former director of the World Bank’s international trade department, joined the RSCAS’s Global Governance Programme on 11 February to run the new ‘Global Economics’ research strand. While […]

Coming up: Conference on new approaches to international institutions

Later this month a multidisciplinary conference will examine the road from the League of Nations to the United Nations, responding to new approaches in the study of international institutions. The conference, from 21 to 23 March, is organised by the Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies, the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies’ Global Governance […]