by Antonio Aloisi (MWF-LAW) The European labour market is experiencing radical change, fuelled by digitalisation, “platformisation”, and demographic dynamics. Think of pioneers such as the ride-hailing company Uber, the on-demand delivery multinational corporations Deliveroo and Foodora, the cleaning services firm Helpling or the professional freelancing dispatcher UpWork. How many times do you use their apps […]
Call for papers workshop organized by Global Justice: Theory Practice Rhetoric and the Global Justice Network Hosted by the Max Weber Programme, European University Institute Organizers: Miriam Ronzoni (Manchester) and Tiziana Torresi (Adelaide). Dates: June 3rd – 4th 2019. Location: The European University Institute, Fiesole (Florence), Italy. CFP Deadline: January 31st 2019. Keynote speakers: Nadia Urbinati (Columbia); Benjamin McKean (Ohio State); and […]
Students in Finland and Germany study free of charge. In the U.S. and in Japan, in contrast, they pay tremendous tuition fees, leading to often six-digit student debt amounts after graduation. At the same time, most students in Finland and in the U.S. receive public financial student aid, while the majority of students in Germany […]
Max Weber Programme Multidisciplinary Research Workshop, 11, 12 June 2018 Workshop organizers: Angelo Caglioti, León Castellanos-Jankiewicz, Madeleine Dungy Workshop financial Sponsors: Max Weber Programme, Max Weber Occasional Lecture Series, EUI Department of History and Civilization, Pieter Judson Western democracies are displaying an increasing ambivalence towards liberal internationalism, as seen in the rise of populist, nationalist, and […]
It seems that the individual preferences on trade, politically-relevant constituencies’ mobilization on rules and regulations, and the overarching concerns over EU and UK trade policies vis-à-vis third countries might prove useful to understand how to move ahead with Brexit negotiations and make the transition smooth.