News


Erik Jones appointed new Director of Schuman Centre

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Professor Erik Jones will join the European University Institute on 1 September 2021 as the new Director of the Robert Schuman Centre. Jones will come to the EUI from Johns Hopkins University, where he is Director of European Studies, Eurasian Studies, and International Political Economy.

CIVICA course catalogue now online

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Early stage researchers attending CIVICA member institutions have a new resource for research training: the Early Stage Researcher Course Catalogue. Doctoral and post-doctoral researchers at the eight partner institutions may browse and apply for admission to selected hybrid and online courses listed in the catalogue.

Historian Nicolas Guilhot on the comeback of conspiracies

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Professor of Intellectual History Nicolas Guilhot, who arrived at the EUI in September 2020, researches the comeback of conspiracies in political discourse. He is now working on an all-too timely book on the topic. Read more about his approach here.

Florence School of Banking and Finance appoints new director

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The EUI has appointed Thorsten Beck as Director of the Florence School of Banking and Finance at the Robert Schuman Centre. Professor Beck, an economist, comes to the EUI from the Cass Business School's Faculty of Finance. He will start his new role in March 2021.

New partnership with Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli

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The EUI has signed a new partnership agreement with the Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli. The partnership is driven by a mutual commitment to foster research and knowledge, with a specific focus on thematic areas related to the state of democracy, processes of regional integration and transnational governance.

Anthony Gardner on the violence in Washington, DC

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The Robert Schuman Centre speaks with Anthony Gardner, US Ambassador to the European Union from 2014 to 2017, and former EU Fellow, on the impact of the riot at the US Capitol Building on 6 January. Read the interview here.

COVID-19: Important information for the EUI community and visitors

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The EUI has implemented numerous measures to counter the spread of COVID-19. Read more about the latest information and guidelines for the EUI community and visitors, and find out about the Institute's COVID-19 Knowledge Hub.

Publications


CADMUS

Why fiscal justice should be reinstalled through European taxes that the citizens will support: a proposal

by Miguel Maduro and Tomasz Woźniakowski

In this policy paper the authors suggest that EU citizens are not contrary to some forms of EU taxation, and that a system of fiscalisation could reinstall the tax justice, provide more revenues for delivering EU-wide common goods and make the Economic and Monetary Union more resilient.

 

EU state aid law: emerging trends at the national and EU level

edited by Pier Luigi Parcu, Giorgio Monti and Marco Botta 

The recent State Aid Modernization has decentralized the enforcement of state aid law, with national courts playing a growing role.This edited volume analyses the enforcement of state aid law in the aftermath of the State Aid Modernization, identifying a number of emerging trends at the national and EU level.

New legal approaches to studying the court of justice: revisiting law in context

edited by Claire Kilpatrick and Joanne Scott

This volume makes available new tools and approaches through which the activities of the Court of Justice can be studied. It covers a range of methods and sources, and including approaches from several social science disciplines and law. The work is part of the Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law, published by Oxford University Press.

EU financing for next decade: beyond the MFF 2021-2027 and the next generation EU

edited by Brigid Laffan and Alfredo de Feo

This volume offers a global comment on all the issues touched by the Multi-annual Financial Framework (MFF) 2021-2027 and Next Generation EU, providing insights into the ideas of key actors and experts on the practical functioning of the MFF and their reflections on its future development.

Back in fashion : western fashion from the middle ages to the present

by Giorgio Riello

In this volume, the author takes up eight centuries of western fashion, offering specific treatment of key topics in the history of fashion: its evolution in urban environments, sumptuary laws, consumerism, couture, sexual emancipation, subcultures and more.