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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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In memoriam – William Klinger, HEC alumnus

February 3, 2015 in News

The EUI community is mourning William Klinger who died in tragic circumstances last Saturday 31 January 2015 in New York, where he was expected to lecture on the history of Yugoslavia, one of his major topics. William was a lively person, full of enthusiasms and interests. Aged 42, he lived with his wife and two ...

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Stefania Milan has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant for her project ‘Data activism. The politics of big data according to civil society’

December 16, 2014 in News, Uncategorized

Stefania Milan EUI Alumna (SPS, 2009) has just been awarded an ERC Starting Grant. She has been awarded 1.5 million Euros to set up her own research team and study 'Data activism. The politics of big data according to civil society'. Research Project: With the diffusion of ‘big data’, citizens become increasingly aware of the critical role ...