Europe in the New World (Dis)order

On 5 September 2019, in his lecture, Alexander Stubb gave his vision about the current challenges for Europe. Alexander Stubb is Vice-President of the European Investment Bank since August 2017. He served as Prime Minister, Finance Minister, Foreign Minister, Trade Read More …

The Effects of Multilevel Governance

On 23-24 May 2019, the conference ‘Effects of multilevel governance’ brought together cutting-edge research on the political, social, and cultural consequences of multilevel governance. The conference explored three themes: How does multilevel governance affect the structure of political conflict; How Read More …

Recasting the Welfare State 20 Years Later

On the 14th and 15th March 2019, many of the participants to the 1998-1999 European Forum, organized by Maurizio Ferrera and Martin Rhodes at the EUI Schuman Centre, reconvened for a two-day open workshop ‘Recasting the Welfare State 20 years Read More …

NORFACE Welfare State Futures

NORFACE Welfare State Futures Final Conference︱24-25 May 2018. Welfare states are at a critical turning point. The development of welfare systems was one of the defining characteristics of the 20th century, especially in Europe. However, in times of change, it Read More …

2017: Europe’s Bumper Year of Elections

Conference held at the European University Institute on 8-9 March 2018. Europe’s wave of key 2017 elections kicked off with the Netherlands’ general election on March, when citizens casted their votes for the members of the Dutch parliament. France followed, Read More …