What do Eu think? Young people confront MEPs

On Friday, March 15, 2024, the event “What do EU think? Young People Confront MEPs” took place at the Polo delle Scienze Sociali in Florence. Democracy and the rule of law, climate change and environmental policies, foreign policy and the international situation, as well as energy and migration policies, were among the topics addressed by questions posed by students from the Schools of Law and Political Science at the University of Florence and researchers from Ponte Europa to three Members of the European Parliament.

Parliaments in the Pandemic Workshop in Prague

Insightful exploration into the impact of the pandemic on parliamentary systems at the academic workshop, “Parliaments in the Pandemic.” Hosted by the Institute of Sociology, CAS in Prague, this event aimed to foster discussions, share research findings, and analyze the evolving role of parliaments during these unprecedented times.

Participation in the IPSA conference 2023 in Buenos Aires

I just returned from the 2023 IPSA World Congress in Buenos Aires, and I am so glad that I was able to attend. The conference was a great opportunity to meet with other political scientists from around the world, learn about new research, and present my own work.

Comparative Agendas Conference 2023

I participated in the Comparative Agendas Project Annual Conference, which took place at the University of Antwerp (Conference center Hof van Liere) in Belgium, on June 27-29 2023. For more information: https://www.

Hambach democracy dialogue 2023

The Hambach Democracy Dialogue 2023, held on June 15th and 16th 2023, addressed the pressing challenges faced by European democracies due to a series of overlapping crises: the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the rise of the illiberal right, the COVID-19 pandemic, and energy and cost-of-living issues.

Participation in the ECPR Joint Sessions 2023

Great talks and stimulating presentations at the Joint Sessions of Workshops, Sciences Po Toulouse, 25 – 28 April 2023. I participated in the workshop "Social Groups and Electoral Politics: Group Appeals, Targeted Policy and Voter Responses”

Presentation on the "Future of Europe" at the Fondazione Circolo Rosselli

On Tuesday 31st January, I participated in a roundtable at the Fondazione Circolo Fratelli Rosselli, to present the Quaderno del Circolo Rosselli n. 4.2022 (“Il futuro dell’Europa” a cura di Andrea Mulas, Pacini ed.

Expert table at the Southern Political Science Association Annual Conference 2023

I was invited to contribute to the “Expert Table: Policy makers and Academics Making an Impact in a Real World”. It was part of the Conference within Conference (CWC #2) at the Southern Political Science Association Annual Conference 2023 organized by the RC08 Research Committee of Legislative Specialists and the RC13 Democratization in Comparative Perspective of the International Political Science Association.

3rd Academic Workshop of Parliaments in the Pandemic

The Parliaments in the Pandemic (PiP) collaboration held their 3rd academic workshop on 14-15 November 2022 to discuss the first analyses of their international expert panel survey on how parliaments around the globe were affected by the Covid pandemic.

Legitech panel at ICON-S Italia

Legitech panel at Icon-s Italian Chapter: “Parlamenti e Innovazione tecnologica dopo la pandemia”, 16th September 2022, Università degli studi di Bologna