Joint annual conference with College of Europe

The European University Institute and the College of Europe will hold their annual joint conference at the EUI on Friday, 19 October. Debate and discussion will focus on the impact of populism on the dynamic of European integration; the impact of populist and authoritarian governments on the rule of law in Europe; and on how the EU might deliver societal security in a context of fear of the 'other'. Journalist Ryan Heath of Politico will deliver a keynote speech on 'Communicating Europe in Populist Times'. Please register.

EUI President Renaud Dehousse awarded the Fiorino d'argento by the City of Florence


On 10 October 2018, EUI President Renaud Dehousse was awarded the Fiorino d’argento by the City of Florence, during the “Florence Ambassador Award 2018” taking place at Palazzo Vecchio. President Dehousse was recognised for his efforts in promoting the city of Florence through the annual EUI conference ‘The State of The Union’. 

New faculty in Economics and SPS


Five new faculty members in the academic departments started work at the EUI this September. The Economics Department is now home to Professors Nina Bobkova, Jesús Bueren, Giacomo Calzolari, and Russell Cooper. Professor Andrea Sangiovanni has joined the Department of Political and Social Sciences. Get to know more about these scholars, their research interests, and teaching specialities in a set of profiles published in EUI Life.

EUI in Brussels

An 'EUI in Brussels' event brings the Schuman Centre's Observatory of Public Attitudes to Migration (OPAM) to the European capital today. OPAM, along with the Migration Policy Centre, are coordinating a conference on  ‘Europe divided? Attitudes to immigration ahead of the 2019 European elections’. Panelists include Andrew Geddes (Director, Migration Policy Centre, EUI), Laura Corrado (Head of Unit, Legal Migration and Integration, DG HOME, European Commission) and Lenka Dražanová (Research Fellow to the OPAM project, Migration Policy Centre, RSCAS, EUI).



Advancing knowledge on international migration: data and research needs

by Philippe Fargues

From the sheer numbers of migrants to the complex processes that set people on the move and the multiple changes they bring to both origin and destination countries, international migration suffers considerable deficits of knowledge. The current study identifies key issues and outlines priority areas to address these lacunae in the research, advocating for international consensus on definitions and methods of data collection.

Private enforcement of EU competition law: the impact of the damages directive

edited by Pier Luigi Parcu, Giorgio Monti and Marco Botta

The implementation of the Damages Directive was meant to put EU member states on a level playing field with regard to the use of private enforcement within competition law. Has it been effective? This volume assesses the implementation at the national level, and provides an up-to-date account of the emerging trends in private enforcement of competition law in Europe.

International development: a postwar history

by Corinna Unger

This volume offers the first concise historical overview of international development policies and practices in the 20th century. By drawing on examples of development projects in different parts of the world and in different fields, the author shows how the plurality of development experiences shaped the notion of development as we know it today. This book is ideal for scholars seeking to understand the history of development assistance and to gain new insight into the international history of the 20th century.

International financial centres after the global financial crisis and Brexit

edited by Youssef Cassis and Dariusz Wójcik

In the last 10 years the banking world has witnessed two epochal events with potential to redraw the map of international financial centres: the 2008 financial crisis, and Brexit. But has this map actually changed, or will it in the foreseeable future? In this volume,  leading economic historians, geographers, and other social scientists focus on post-2008 developments in the key international financial centres of New York, London, Paris, Geneva, Zurich, Frankfurt, Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, and Tokyo.