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EUI president Renaud Dehousse delivers the 2023 Yves Mény Lecture on democracy

In a captivating start to the academic year, EUI President Renaud Dehousse explored Yves Mény's 2003 essay ‘De la démocratie en Europe’, by analysing the change and continuity since its publication. The talk also served as the inaugural event for the Robert Schuman Centre’s 30th anniversary celebration.

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Manufactured drought?

Water, crucial for human life, remains a global political issue. Bas Rensen, Researcher at the EUI History Department, discusses his study of water control in British East Africa during the early 20th century and its relevance to today's water rights debates.

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Our PhD researchers do a research-intensive programme in Economics, History and Civilization, Law, and Political and Social Sciences. The Max Weber Programme for post-doctoral fellows covers all aspects of an academic career.

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The Robert Schuman Centre carries out research on the major issues facing Europe, bridging the world of academia and practice through interdisciplinary and applied research.

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The School of Transnational Governance trains current and future leaders in policy-making beyond the state. The School offers a Master in Transnational Governance, executive education, a policy leader fellowship programme and policy dialogues.


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