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What is to be done? Brexit, Corbyn, and the democratisation of Europe. A conversation with Mary Kaldor

This blog post is based on an Italian interview by Marta Musso* that appeared in the Italian cultural journal “L’Indice dei libri del Mese”. Prof. Kaldor**, the Brexit referendum campaign was based on the problem of ‘take back control’ – of national borders, of the budget, of the spaces where decisions are taken. Deep down, aren’t […]

How European is European Private International Law?

A conference in Berlin, 2 and 3 March 2018, Organized by Jürgen Basedow, Jan von Hein, Eva-Maria Kieninger and Giesela Rühl Over the course of the last decades the European legislature has adopted a total of 18 Regulations in the area of private international law (including civil procedure). The resulting substantial degree of legislative unification […]

My reflection on being a Max Weber Fellow

By Julija Sardelić, Max Weber Fellow (2014-2016), postdoctoral Fellow, University of Liverpool I was a Max Weber Fellow (2014-2016) at the European University institute (EUI) approximately a year ago. Since then I have moved to my current position as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the School of Law and Social Justice, University of Liverpool. At the […]

Clientelism and Economic Policy: Greece and the Crisis

By Aris Trantidis (SPS 2016-17) In July 2016, I published the book ‘Clientelism and Economic Policy: Greece and the Crisis’ (Routledge 2016). I started this book project at the beginning of the Greek crisis in 2010, when I decided to explore what led to the crisis from a comparative historical perspective. This meant that I […]