Seminars 2023-2024

This seminar series is part of the ‘Europe in the world’ research area of the Global Governance Programme at the Schuman Centre organised by Stephanie Hofmann.

All events will take place in Sala Belvedere, Villa Schifanoia. 

19 October (15.30-17.00)

Why legal form and funding models matter in advocacy

Guest speaker: Nina Hall

2 November (15.30-17.00)

Nomadic (counter)mapping: motioning migration-security nexuses

Guest speaker: Jef Huysmans

16 November (15.30-17.00) 

Europe’s long twentieth century

Guest speaker: Peo Hansen

21 November (18.00-19.30)

Whiteness and the European project: An alternative account of the EU as a racialised project

Guest speaker: Hans Kundnani

23 November (15.30-17.00)

Navigating regime complexes, but how? The external dimension of EU crisis politics

Guest speaker: Berthold Rittberger

14 December (15.30-17.00)

Collusion as boundary (un-)making on the EU’s Eastern border

Guest speaker: Xymena Kurowska

18 January (13.30-15.00)

The EU’s competing sociotechnical imaginaries of defense innovation and industry

Guest speaker: Jocelyn Mawdsley

1 February (13.30-15.00)

Digital surveillance, platform power and the politics of asylum 

Guest speaker: Claudia Aradau

5 February (15.00-17.00)

The information economy: media usage, political networks and public attitudes

Guest speaker: Mark Copelovitch

29 February (13.30-15.00)

‘Responding’ to immigration: the militarisation of Africa-EU relations

Guest speaker: Toni Haastrup

14 March (13.30-15.00)

The geopolitics of digital technologies: tech-imaginaries, AI and the EU’s quest for digital sovereignty

Guest speaker: Rebecca Adler-Nissen