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Securing a coordinated European energy market – FSR Policy Workshop

FSRlogo78x78Following FSR’s Policy Workshop “Target Model for Electricity Capacity Remuneration Schemes”, watch the video interview with Alberto Pototschnig, Director of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators, and learn more about capacity mechanisms that provide financial incentives in the energy sector to ensure we have enough electricity  to meet demand at all times. Pototschnig gives some insights on how the capacity mechanisms that have been already introduced in several EU Member States should be addressed so they do not distort the EU Internal energy market. 

What pushes second-generation migrant youth of Muslim origin to become “foreign fighters”?

2605preghieraIn her recent working paper “European Muslims: Caught between Local Integration Challenges and Global Terrorism Discourses”, Anna Triandafyllidou suggests that while local integration grievances need a closer look at unemployment, housing and labour market discrimination, the recruitment of European Muslim youth to international terrorism has more to do with today’s IT-mediated possibility for young people to project their local problems to global inequalities, and at the same time become “heroes just for one day”.

"Reflecting on..."

Re-reading Scharpf

genschelPhilippe90x110Fritz W. Scharpf is one of the leading scholars of European political science and an old friend of the EUI. In honor of his 80th birthday, the RSCAS held a two-day workshop "Re-reading Scharpf" with long-term collaborators, former students, and Renate Mayntz, Scharpf’s long-time collaborator and co-director of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. The workshop organizers, Philipp Genschel (RSCAS), and Susanne K. Schmidt (University of Bremen) had asked ... [read more]

This editorial was written following the Workshop with (and in honor of) Fritz Scharpf (24-25 April 2015, EUI)

  Philipp Genschel
Joint Chair in European Public Policy RSCAS/Social and Political Sciences Department

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