Maurizio Ferrera is Professor of Political Science and President of the Graduate School in Social, and Political Studies of the University of Milan. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Centro di Ricerca e Documentazione Luigi Einaudi, in Turin, and was Visiting Professor in several foreign universities, including the European University Institute, UC-Berkely, Mc-Gill and the LSE. He has been serving on various Advisory Commissions at national and EU levels as well as on several editorial boards of academic journalsand publishers. He ist he head and principal investigator of REScEU "Reconciling Economic and Social Europe: ideas, values and consensus".
Ilaria Madama, PhD. She is Assistant Professor at the Department of Social and Political Sciences, University of Milan. Her research interests focus on comparative welfare state research and in particular on social inclusion and labour market policies. Among her recent publications: "Understanding convergence and divergence: old and new cleavages in the politics of minimum income schemes in Italy and Poland” (with M. Jessoula, J. Kubisa, M. Zielenska, in Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy, 30:2, 2014); “Beyond continuity? Italian social assistance policies between institutional opportunities and agency” (in International Journal of Social Welfare, vol. 22/1, 2013 ); “Selective Flexicurity' in Segmented Labour Markets : the Case of Italian 'Mid-Siders' (with. M. Jessoula and P. Graziano, in Journal of Social Policy, vol. 39/4, 2010), and the volume “Social assistance policy” (in Italian, “Le politiche di assistenza sociale”, Il Mulino, 2010).
Giulia Bistagnino is adjunct professor in political theory at the University of Milan and, within “REScEU”, works for “EUvisions” with a special focus on the normative and nomological aspects of the EU-building process. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Studies from the University of Milan and a M.Litt. in Philosophy from the University of St. Andrews (U.K.). She was junior visiting scholar at Nuffield College at Oxford and at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her main research interests concern the problem of disagreement, the justification of moral and political principles, theories of democracy, and social justice.
Alexander Damiano Ricci graduated in "Economics and Political Science - Economic Analysis and Policies" at the University of Milan in 2012. After his graduation, he won a scholarship for attending the "Multimedial Journalism and International Affairs" school at the "Lelio Lisli Basso Isocco Foundation" in Rome. In 2013 and 2014 he worked as journalist at Left and as web editor at Cafèbabel.com in Paris. His reserach interests focus on how media from different countries frame european political news and debates. He is responsible for the EUvision observatory.
Josef Hien is A.SK fellow at the WZB where he is working on a cultural reinterpretation of the current Eurozone crisis. Josef got his Ph.D from the European University Institute in Florence in 2012. He wrote a thesis on the influence of religious ideas on the formation of the Italian and German welfare states. Josef has worked as a post doc at the Max Planck institute in Cologne and at the Collegio Carlo Alberto in Turin. After the WZB he will join REScEU at Uni Milan where he will check out why Christian Democracy has never built a European welfare state.
Hélène Caune. After graduating from the Institute of Political Studies (IEP) in Grenoble (France), I did a Master in International Relations and Transnational Governance at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam (The Netherlands) and a Master in Public Policy at Sciences Po in Paris (France). Under the supervision of Nicolas Jabko, I defended my PhD at Sciences Po Paris in December 2013. My PhD dissertation deals with the logics of Europeanization in the field of employment policy and in a comparative perspective (France and Portugal). During my PhD, I was visiting-fellow at Harvard University (Center for European Studies) in 2010-2011. I was engaged in several collective research projects, such as the Network of Excellence Recwowe (Reconciling work and welfare). My research deals with the definition and implementation of European employment policies and the tensions between European integration and member states’ welfare systems. My work has been published in several political science peer-reviewed journals and collective book chapters.
Furio Stamati is M.Res and Ph.D Researcher at the EUI (Florence). His research tackles the politics and political economy of pension reforms in Europe and the US and the social distribution of retirement risks. He occasionally works on education and healthcare reforms as well. His articles appeared on "European Papers on the New Welfare" and "European Journal of Social Security". He is also a reviewer for "Regional & Federal Studies". Furio recently collaborated with Bocconi University (Milan), EUDO (Florence), NASI (Washington DC), KIHASA (Seoul), CABISE (Oviedo), Associazione Bruno Trentin-Isf-Ires (Rome), FAFO foundation (Oslo), NPS (Seoul), and OSE (Brussels).
Eleonora Scigliano graduated in International Relations at Università degli Studi di Milano in 2009. After her graduation she started working for the European Commission, at the Joint Research Centre in Ispra first, and then moved to Brussels to work in the Communication Unit of Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry. Back in Milan to work ror REScEU, she is responsible for communication, organization and administration.
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