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Thesis defence: Beyond Access to Justice: An exploration of large firm pro bono practice across Europe


Department of Law

This PhD thesis explores pro bono practice among large, international law firms in Europe. The central question addressed by the thesis is: does “Big...


Supervisor:
Prof. Claire Kilpatrick (EUI - Law Department)

Defendant:
Lamin Khadar (EUI - Law)

Examiner:
Prof. Louise G. TRUBEK (University of Wisconsin Law School)
Scott Cummings (UCLA)

Contact:
Helene Debuire Franchini - Send a mail

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri, Villa Salviati
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Thesis defence: The Risorgimento and the Southern Question. A Financial History


Department of History and Civilization

This thesis aims to bring back financial history into two of the main topics in Italian historiography, namely the Risorgimento and the Southern Quest...


Examiner:
Marc Flandreau (University of Pennsylvania)
Lucy Riall (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Maria Carmela Schisani (Università degli Studi di Napoli, Federico II)

Supervisor:
Prof. Youssef Cassis (EUI)

Defendant:
Maria Stella Chiaruttini (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala del Camino, Villa Salviati
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Thesis defence: Foreign debt, crisis management, systemic transformation. Poland 1989-1994


Department of History and Civilization

This thesis examines the role of foreign debt in the origin, progress and completion of an economic reform in Poland lasting from 1989 until 1994. The...


Examiner:
Prof. Federico Romero (EUI - HEC)
Harold James (Princeton University)
Dariusz Rosati (Warsaw School of Economics)

Supervisor:
Prof. Youssef Cassis (EUI)

Contact:
Miriam Felicia Curci - Send a mail

Defendant:
Franciszek Tyszka (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri, Villa Salviati
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Thesis defence: Nations on the Drawing Board. Ethnographic Map-Making in the Russian Empire's Baltic Provinces, 1840-1920


Department of History and Civilization

The nineteenth century witnessed an exponential growth in the amount of statistical data collected to define populations, necessitating new ways to pr...


Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Examiner:
Pavel Kolar (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Tomasz Kamusella (University of St. Andrews)
Steven Seegel (University of Northern Colorado)

Supervisor:
Pieter Judson (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Defendant:
Catherine Gibson (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala del Torrino , Villa Salviati
Read more Nations on the Drawing Board. Ethnographic Map-Making in the Russian Empire's Baltic Provinces, 1840-1920

Thesis defence: Au-delà de la prise de décision - Décrire la répartition des rôles en droit de l'Union européenne


Department of Law

Décrire la répartition des rôles institutionnels implique souvent, en droit de l’Union européenne (UE), de dessiner dès le départ une ligne de partage...


Supervisor:
Prof. Claire Kilpatrick (EUI - Law Department)

Defendant:
Robin Lucien Charle Gadbled (EUI - Department of Law)

Examiner:
Prof. Dominique Ritleng (University of Strasbourg)
Prof. Elise Muir (Maastricht University)

Contact:
Helene Debuire Franchini - Send a mail

Location:
Sala del Torrino , Villa Salviati
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Thesis defence: Essays on the Economics of Firms and of Financial Institutions


Department of Economics

Thesis defence: The Age of the Bailout Contention, party-system collapse and reconstruction in Greece, 2009-2015


Department of Political and Social Sciences

The Greek epicenter of the Eurozone crisis was violently shaken by one of the deepest economic depressions of the past century. The call for financial...


Contact:
Maureen Lechleitner (EUI) - Send a mail

Supervisor:
Prof. Hanspeter Kriesi (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)

Examiner:
Prof. Elias Dinas (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)
Prof Maria Kousis (University of Crete)
Prof. Mark R. Beissinger (University of Princeton)

Defendant:
Argyrios Altiparmakis (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)

Location:
Seminar Room 2, Badia Fiesolana
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Thesis defence: The Demographic Echo of War and Social Mobility in Russia


Department of Political and Social Sciences

Recurring variations in cohort size (also known as ‘baby booms’ and ‘baby busts’) are known to be a factor affecting the fortunes of people born to di...


Examiner:
Prof. Juho Härkönen
Prof. Jan O. Jonsson (Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University)
Theodore P. Gerber (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Supervisor:
Prof. Fabrizio Bernardi

Defendant:
Gordey Yastrebov (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)

Contact:
Jennifer Rose Dari (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences) - Send a mail

Location:
Seminar Room 2, Badia Fiesolana
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Thesis defence: Is Twitter the New Coffee House? The Contribution of the European Political Twittersphere to the European Public Sphere and European Demos.


Department of Political and Social Sciences

A Public Sphere and a demos are intrinsic key elements of any democratic society. The literature has pointed out that social media platforms can play...


Supervisor:
Prof. Alexander H. Trechsel (University of Lucerne)

Examiner:
Prof. Giovanni Sartor (EUI - Law Department)
Prof. Anamaria Dutceac Segesten (Lund University)
Prof. Luigi Curini (University of Milan)

Contact:
Monika Rzemieniecka (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences) - Send a mail

Defendant:
Javier Ruiz Soler (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)

Location:
Sala del Capitolo, Badia Fiesolana
Read more Is Twitter the New Coffee House? The Contribution of the European Political Twittersphere to the European Public Sphere and European Demos.

Thesis defence: The Politics of Welfare State Recalibration in Continental and Southern Europe


Department of Political and Social Sciences

This thesis argues that the politics of welfare state change do not follow the same dynamics as during the Golden Age. Post-industrialization, occupat...


Contact:
Maureen Lechleitner (EUI) - Send a mail

Examiner:
Prof. Anton Hemerijck (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)
Prof. Jane Gingrich (Univ. Oxford)
Prof. Giuliano Bonoli (IDHEAP, Lausanne)

Supervisor:
Prof. Hanspeter Kriesi (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)

Defendant:
Reto Bürgisser (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)

Location:
Seminar Room 4, Badia Fiesolana
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Thesis defence: Limits of Legal Evolution Knowledge and Normativity in Theories of Legal Change


Department of Law

Abstract: Over the last forty years, legal theory and policy advice have come to draw heavily from an ‘evolutionary’ jurisprudence that explains leg...


Supervisor:
Prof. Stefan Grundmann (EUI - Law Department)

Defendant:
Liam Mchugh-Russell (EUI - Law)

Contact:
Valentina Gorgoni (Law) - Send a mail

Location:
Sala del Camino, Villa Salviati
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Thesis defence: The Political Consequences of the Great Recession in Southern Europe: Crisis and Representation in Spain


Department of Political and Social Sciences

The Great Recession constituted a breaking point in several aspects of the cultural, economic and political life of southern European countries (i.e. ...


Supervisor:
Prof. Hanspeter Kriesi (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)

Examiner:
Prof. Elias Dinas (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)
Prof. Eva Anduiza (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, currently at Stanford Univ.)
Prof. Kenneth M. Roberts (Cornell University)

Defendant:
Guillem Vidal Lorda (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)

Location:
Seminar Room 4, Badia Fiesolana
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Thesis defence: When Environmental Protection and Human Rights Collide: Studies in Legal Conflict and its Management


Department of Law

This research inquiries into the meanings that have been ascribed to the ‘environment’ in relation to human rights in international law and adjudicat...


Examiner:
Prof. Joanne Scott (EUI - Law Department)
Ms. Elisa Morgera (EUI)
Associate Professor Margaret Young (Melbourne Law School)

Supervisor:
Prof. Nehal Bhuta (EUI - Department of Law)

Defendant:
Marie-Catherine Petersmann (EUI - Law Department)

Contact:
Helene Debuire Franchini - Send a mail

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri, Villa Salviati
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Thesis defence: Time Crisis and Western Political Thought, 1550-1660s


Department of History and Civilization

This dissertation examines the evolution of temporal perceptions amid crises in Western Europe, in the period between 1500 an 1660s. Time was especial...


Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Examiner:
Prof. Maurizio Viroli (Princeton University)
Prof. Luca Molà (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Christopher Brooke (Cambridge University)

Supervisor:
Ann Thomson (European University Institute)

Defendant:
Grigol Gegelia (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala del Torrino , Villa Salviati
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Thesis defence: A New Global Media Order? Debates and Policies on Media and Mass Communication at UNESCO 1960 to 1980


Department of History and Civilization

The 1970s, a UNESCO report claimed, would be the “communication decade”. UNESCO had started research on new means of mass communication for developmen...


Supervisor:
Prof. Federico Romero (EUI - HEC)

Defendant:
Jonas Brendebach (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Examiner:
Corinna Ruth Unger
Sandrine Kott (Université de Genève)
Iris Schröder (Universität Erfurt)

Location:
Sala dei Levrieri, Villa Salviati
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Thesis defence: Everyday Zionism in East-Central Europe, 1914–1920: Nation-Building in War and Revolution


Department of History and Civilization

The thesis analyzes Zionism as a nation building project in East-Central Europe during the years of war, revolution, the collapse of Empires and the c...


Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Examiner:
Lucy Riall (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Marsha Rozenblit (University of Maryland)
David Engel (New York University)

Defendant:
Jan Rybak (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Supervisor:
Pieter M. Judson (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Location:
Sala del Torrino , Villa Salviati
Read more Everyday Zionism in East-Central Europe, 1914–1920: Nation-Building in War and Revolution

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