Postgraduate Research Grants on European Public Finances - 2015 Edition


The European Court of Auditors and the Historical Archives of the European Union have set up a grant for postgraduate and postdoctoral students, as well as university teachers  who have completed their master's degree or doctorate within the past five years and who currently hold an academic post. The aim of these grants is to promote original research into the EU's public finances and the impact thereof, as well as into the development of the "external control" function of the EU. Deadline for applications: 15 June 2015

Academy of Global Governance Executive Training Spring Session


World Class experts. Thought-provoking discussions, case studies and simulations. An exceptional networking opportunity. This is the Academy of Global Governance at the EUI: apply now for the Executive Training Spring Session. Upscale your knowledge on global governance issues and advance your career.

Re-imagining citizenship: An encounter between researchers, writers and politicians


This workshop investigates the notion of citizenship and national identity in Italy today by giving voice to young Italian intellectuals such as Cadigia Hassan, Antar Marincola, Kaha Mohamed Aden and Fred Kuwornu. After the projection of a documentary film, a discussion on the need for citizenship law reform will take place. Event organised in the framework of the Migration Working  Group (special session). 28 April 2015

Postgraduate Sørensen Grants - 2015 Edition


The Postgraduate Sørensen Grants , open to all current non-EUI postgraduate students,  aim to promote research on the history of European integration through the primary resources held at the Historical Archives of the European Union. Each year, a maximum of nine Sørensen Grants are awarded. Grants are awarded for three separate time periods. Deadlines for candidatures: 31 March, 30 June and 31 October 2015



Social rights in crisis in the Eurozone : the role of fundamental rights' challenges

Edited by Claire Kilpatrick, and Bruno De Witte

The aim of the collective research published in this special issue is accordingly threefold. It analyses, firstly, what has happened to social rights in a number of the Eurozone Member States most affected by the crisis. Secondly, it explicitly links two, sometimes rather disconnected discussions of ‘social rights’ by looking at both labour (and employment) rights and a broader range of social rights. Thirdly, it looks at the content, location and background of any fundamental rights challenges made to crisis-imposed changes to work and welfare rights.

Social movements in times of austerity : bringing capitalism back into protest analysis

By Donatella della Porta

Recent years have seen an enormous increase in protests across the world in which citizens have challenged what they see as a deterioration of democratic institutions and the very civil, political and social rights that form the basis of democratic life. This new book addresses the anti-austerity social movements of which these protests form part, mobilizing in the context of a crisis of neoliberalism.

Global economy report: March-April 2015

Edited by Daniele Limonta, Massimiliano Marcellino, Alessandro Stanzini, Maria Eleonora Traverso, Alberta Martino

The objective of the Report is to provide an analysis of the current and expected macroeconomic and financial conditions at the global level, with also a focus on key economic areas such as Europe, the USA and ASIA

Towards a pro-active European labour migration policy : concrete measures for a comprehensive package

By the Migration Policy Centre Team and Peter Bosch

This paper aims to identify a number of concrete measures that could be considered when constructing a pro-active European labour migration policy. The ideas and suggestions presented also aim to contribute to the implementation of the Commission’s work programme 2015 and to the new agenda for migration which the European Commission is to present shortly.