Exploring the Boundaries of European Union Citizenship: the TrustEU Project final Conference

On November 7, 2023, Villa Ruspoli in Florence played host to a conference, marking the culmination of extensive research conducted under the theme “A ‘Union of Citizens’: Convergences and Divergences in the Legal Status of Various Subjects Regulated by EU Law”.

Digital politics - Opportunità e sfide per la democrazia

I had the privilege of participating in a thought-provoking conference held at the Social Sciences Campus on October 26th and 27th, 2023. This event was organized by the School of Political Science in collaboration with the Circolo Rosselli Foundation and received generous support from the Ministry of Culture.

REPLAN seminar - Pari opportunità di ripresa? PNRR e uguaglianza di genere

On October 19, 2023, the third REPLAN seminar on “Equal Recovery Opportunities: PNRR and Gender Equality” took place at Libreria Campus, located at Via delle Pandette 14, Florence. The event was organised in collaboration with Europedirect Firenze, Ponte Europa, EUI and Unifi CDE and was part of the Caffé Europa seminar series.

Participation in the Annual conference of Italian political scientists in Genova

The Annual Conference of Italian Political Scientists, hosted by the University of Genova from the 14th to the 16th of September 2023, proved to be a stimulating gathering of academics and friends.

The IdPS special issue on the impact of the pandemic on governments and parliaments is out

Want to know more about the impact of #COVID19 pandemic on governments and parliaments in Italy and abroad? Have a look at this #IdPS Interdisciplinary Political Studies Special Issue edited by Andrea Pedrazzani & myself and sponsored by the #SISP Stading Group “Government Parliament Representation”

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.

EU Talks 2023

The final session of EU Talks occurred on the afternoon of May 23rd, within the historical Salone dei Duecento of Palazzo Vecchio. The event was organised by the University of Florence, the researcher-led working group Ponte Europa at EUI, Europe Direct Firenze and the Municipality of Florence.

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”