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“Return to your Alma Mater”: Smashing the Glass Ceiling in International Organisations – Despina Chatzivassiliou in conversation with Anna Triandafyllidou

April 27, 2016 in Alumni Highlights, Alumni Stories, News, Return to Alma Mater

The "Return to your Alma Mater" series returns this spring to explore Smashing the Glass Ceiling in International Organisations. What are the challenges facing women in male dominated working environments? How can international organisations accommodate family life? RSCAS Professor Anna Triandafyllidou quizzes EUI Law PhD alumna Despina Chatzivassiliou, now Head of the Political Affairs and ...

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“Return to your Alma Mater” – Europe: Ever Further Union? – Marcel Fratzscher in conversation with Evi Pappa

April 14, 2015 in Alumni Highlights, Alumni Stories, News, Return to Alma Mater

Can a currency control a continent? EUI alumnus, Professor Marcel Fratzscher and EUI Professor of Macroeconomics Evi Pappa ask if the euro has strayed from its intended path towards a unified Europe. Has the euro unintentionally renationalized economics? How likely is a Greek exit from the Eurozone? Is the EU genuinely trying to help Greece ...

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“Return to your Alma Mater”: Is the EU Undemocratic?– Simon Hix in conversation with Hanspeter Kriesi

February 20, 2015 in Alumni Highlights, Alumni Stories, News, Return to Alma Mater

Much has been made, since the parliamentary election last year, which supposedly decided the president of the European Commission, of a “democratic deficit” in the EU. As part of our “Return to your Alma Mater” series we caught up with Professor Simon Hix, London School of Economics, down the line from his home in London. ...

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“Return to your Alma Mater: Reconciling economic and social Europe” – Maurizio Ferrera in conversation with Brigid Laffan

October 20, 2014 in Alumni Highlights, Alumni Stories, News, Return to Alma Mater

A discussion between Maurizio Ferrera, EUI Alumnus and Professor of Political Science at the State University of Milan and Professor Brigid Laffan, director of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced studies. Together they explore the existing tensions between two of the continent’s crowning achievements, the European Union and the welfare state and how each was ...

“Return to your Alma Mater: All history is world history” – Francisco Bethencourt in conversation with Jorge Flores

June 25, 2014 in Alumni Highlights, Alumni Stories, News

EUI Alumnus, Professor Francisco Bethencourt, has published a new book Racisms: From the Crusades to the Twentieth Century. In the second podcast of our ‘Return to your Alma Mater’ series, Bethencourt sits down with Jorge Flores, Vasco da Gama Professor of History of European Colonial and Post-Colonial Systems at the EUI. Racisms: From the Crusades to the Twentieth ...