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High Skill Emigration from Southern Europe to Germany

Anna Triandafyllidou is speaking at an international workshop organised by the German development bank KFW in Berlin with the participation of policy makers and experts looking at recent development in high skill migration to and from Germany. Interesting questions include: is the current high skill emigration wave from southern Europe similar to that of the [...]

By | 2017-07-11T18:42:11+00:00 January 9th, 2017|News|Comments Off on High Skill Emigration from Southern Europe to Germany

Brain drain from Italy – Radio interview

The number of highly skilled Italians who are leaving the country to search for a job elsewhere has dramatically increased in the last 18 months. Preferred destinations include Switzerland and the USA, contrary to the popular wisdom that Germany is now attracting the best and brightest. For more insights listen to my interview here.

By | 2014-11-03T15:32:12+00:00 October 28th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Brain drain from Italy – Radio interview

Watch live the State of the Union Conference 2013, from Florence, Italy

Anna Triandafyllidou is chairing a panel on Immigration, Identity and Integration at the 3rd edition of the State of the Union Conference, that takes place each year on 9 May, in Florence, Italy. Speakers at the panel include Tariq Ramadan (Oxford University), Ilze Brands Kehris (OSCE), Olivier Roy (European University Institute), Ruud Koopmans (Free University [...]

By | 2014-09-09T19:07:52+00:00 June 9th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Watch live the State of the Union Conference 2013, from Florence, Italy

Watch this video and vote!

The European University Institute, in Florence, Italy; the University of Leuven in Belgium, and the University of Passau in Germany are bidding to win a grant to set up a Massive Online Course on Europe in the World that will be free of charge and accessible to all undergrad and post grad students. Part of the [...]

By | 2014-09-09T19:09:00+00:00 May 9th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Watch this video and vote!

Irregular Migrant Domestic Workers in Europe: Who Cares?

New book published by Anna Triandafyllidou. From the preface: ...Some might argue that the law is the law and it has to be respected. And these women are irregular migrant (domestic) workers. But as I believe we convincingly show in this volume the relevant policies often ignore realities on the ground, notably families that are in dire need [...]

By | 2014-09-09T19:31:36+00:00 January 25th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Irregular Migrant Domestic Workers in Europe: Who Cares?

The future of Europe

Anna Triandafyllidou and Thanos Maroukis took part in the THINK GLOBAL ACT EUROPEAN initiative organised by Notre Europe together with 15 more think tanks from across Europe. They write about the present and future of the EU new GLobal Approach to Migration Management with special reference to the aims and effectiveness of Readmission  Policies. For [...]

By | 2014-09-09T19:35:00+00:00 January 21st, 2013|News|Comments Off on The future of Europe

Talking big business. On the economic interests behind EU border control

 The EUI's GGP Network kicks off a discussion on what is behind the new high tech tools financed and impelmented by the EU to control its borders. Who is paying for the BIg Brother? Who gains from it? Is the expenditure justified? and the tradeoff with our civil liberties? Were the previously implemented systems assessed [...]

By | 2014-09-09T19:33:21+00:00 January 21st, 2013|News|Comments Off on Talking big business. On the economic interests behind EU border control

New Research Strand on Cultural Diversity at the Global Governance Programme of the EUI

Anna Triandafyllidou is starting a new Research Strand in the Global Governance Programme of the European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies. This new Research Strand focuses on the new and old forms of cultural diversity that challenge contemporary societies. It investigates the normative, legal and empirical aspects of such challenges with the aim [...]

By | 2014-09-09T19:36:57+00:00 November 2nd, 2012|News|Comments Off on New Research Strand on Cultural Diversity at the Global Governance Programme of the EUI

Towards a Plural Nationalism Approach

Anna Triandafyllidou gave a keynote speech on Ethnic and Religious Diversity in 21st Century Europe: Towards a Plural Nationalism Approach in the German Sociological Association Conference that is taking place between 1 and 5 October at Ruhr University Bochum in Germany. In her presentation Triandafyllidou argues that both majorities and minorities are internally diverse and [...]

By | 2014-09-09T19:41:34+00:00 October 3rd, 2012|News|Comments Off on Towards a Plural Nationalism Approach

Migration is a good thing

The Home Affairs EU Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom - says migration not only to but also from Europe is part of European history and migration is a good thing; it helps make ideas, goods, and people circulate for the benefit of all. This does not mean migration is not a challenge for both receiving and sending [...]

By | 2014-09-09T19:54:21+00:00 June 29th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Migration is a good thing

Most Recent Research Funding Obtained (2011-2012)

  2012    494,106 € obtained from the General Secretariat of Research and Technology in Greece (Ministry of Research and Technology), under the programme ARISTEIA (a twin programme modeled on the basis of the European Research Council, Advanced Researchers Grant), for a research project with title: Governing Irregular Migration. States, Migrants and Intermediaries at the [...]

By | 2014-09-09T19:45:48+00:00 June 29th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Most Recent Research Funding Obtained (2011-2012)

Can SYRIZA win the bet of bringing back growth and fighting clientelism in Greece?

Interview of SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras in Der Spiegel International http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/greek-leftist-leader-tsipras-decries-austerity-diktat-a-835369.html. He is talking sense! Exiting the Euro is not a viable option but sticking with deeper austerity and deeper recession is not an option either. Of course this is political table tennis and when Tsipras will have the ball in his court (hopefully, after [...]

By | 2014-09-09T19:55:06+00:00 May 29th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Can SYRIZA win the bet of bringing back growth and fighting clientelism in Greece?
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