News

Teaching agreement between EUI and the University of Florence

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EUI President JHH Weiler and University of Florence Rector Alberto Tesi will sign a teaching agreement between the two institutions allowing EUI researchers to conduct undergraduate classes and seminars, in English, at the University. 24 April 2014

Date
23/04/2014

Autonomous Weapons Systems - Law, Ethics, Policy

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The conference will address the legal and ethical challenges presented by the increased use of automated weapons systems (AWS) and marks the start of the The Autonomous Weapons Systems / Law, Ethics, Policy Project. 24-25 April 2014

Date
23/04/2014

How to Measure and Compare Immigration Policies

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This talk will discuss the challenges of building policy databases and indices using the example of the Immigration Policies in Comparison (IMPIC) dataset. Registration by 2 May 2014. How to Measure and Compare Immigration Policies. EUDO Conversation with Marc Helbling, WZB Berlin Social Science Centre, organised by EUDO Citizenship. 5 May 2014

Date
16/04/2014

Creating a Bridge to a Green, Fair and Prosperous Mobility Management

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The 5th Florence Urban Forum will address the regulatory challenges stemming from the revision of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans announced by the European Commission. 7-9 May 2014

Date
22/04/2014

Applications now open for the EUI Summer Schools

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Summer Schools at the EUI are organised by all the departments and centres of the Institute on a thematic basis. While some are more academic than others, the aim of all of them is to provide a specialist training. They are open to academics at the beginning of their careers or, at a more advanced level, to policy-makers and functionaries. Application deadlines: end of April

Date
15/04/2014

Publications

CADMUS

Understanding global governance : institutional choice and the dynamics of participation

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By Neil Komesar, Luis Miguel Poiares Maduro, Wendy Wagner, Gregory Shaffer, Antonina Bakardjieva Engelbrekt

Global governance is essentially about governance. That is, it is about those mechanisms that make societal or global determinations. Comparative institutional analysis is by its nature focused on governance and governance mechanisms and understanding institutional behavior lies in the dynamics of participation– the bottom-up forces that determine who is influential and who is not. In turn, the dynamics of participation is dependent in turn on the costs and benefits of participation. The works in this book attempt to establish and grow comparative institutional analysis as a general analytical framework for organizing the issues of global governance

EU migration law : legal complexities and political rationales

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Edited by Loïc Azoulai and Karin de Vries

Large-scale migration constitutes an unavoidable social reality within the European Union. A European polity is made possible and tangible by the individual acts of migrants crossing the internal borders, developing a transnational life and integrating into European societies. Consequently, migration has become a special feature of the self-understanding of the European Union: its existence depends upon a continuing flow of persons crossing the borders of the Member States, and also upon the management of the flows of third-country nationals knocking at its doors. To respond to this challenge, the Union has developed common European migration policies