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11 January, 2020: Thorsten Beck appointed as Director of the Florence School of Banking and Finance.

“I am very excited to join the EUI community. Over the past few years, the Florence School of Banking and Finance has had a great success in training financial sector stakeholders across the globe and in contributing to the financial sector policy debate in Europe. I am looking forward to further deepen and broaden the role of the FBF in research, training and policy dialogue across the globe over the next five years.

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8 January, 2020: A day after the storming of the U.S. Capitol Building, Anthony Gardner, former U.S. Ambassador to the EU, sat down with us to discuss the event's potential impact.

"What happened will not be forgotten in the US and around the world, we will be less credible... But I am an optimistic by nature, and I also think that this is not entirely a bad thing: we need to learn some humility. We cannot laugh at other countries anymore as we have in the past."



14 December, 2020: Professor Stephanie Hofmann appointed as Joint Chair in International Relations

Professor Stephanie Hofmann of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies will join the EUI in September 2021, as the next Joint Chair in International Relations at the Department of Political and Social Sciences (SPS) and the Robert Schuman Centre. 


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2 December, 2020: What Role for the European Parliament in the COVID-19 Crisis?

The Robert Schuman Centre hosted the "What Role for the European Parliament in the COVID-19 Crisis?” webinar as part of the EUI-funded project, “Democracy in Lockdown".

European Parliament members, Jan Olbrycht (MEP, EPP) and Klaus Welle (Secretary General of the European Parliament), and academics, Adrienne Héritier (Emeritus Professor, EUI) and Olivier Rozenberg (Associate Professor, Science Po Paris), discussed how COVID-19 might impact impact parliamentary roles in the long term. 


1 December, 2020: Media Facing the Pandemic. The Centre for Media Pluralism and Freedom School for Journalists

The CMPF School for Journalists and Media Practitioners adapted to the circumstances of the pandemic, shifting to an online format over a period of 5 weeks, offering fresh challenges and new opportunities to connect over distances.

Learn more about the topics covered by the program and its webinars discussing the importance of media freedoms and regulations.



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