This article was originally published on EUI Times here Women may hold up half the sky but they hold up barely a ceiling tile when it comes to the FTSE 100’s boardrooms. Less than one in 10 executive directors at Britain’s top companies is a woman, research has revealed, and the situation is even bleaker… Read More Women in Corporate Leadership
This article was originally published on EUI Times here Few octogenarian women have inspired such zeal in so many younger women. But fewer still have sat on the U.S. Supreme Court. Ruth Bader Ginsburg may be the second woman to have ever been appointed to the position (in 1993, at the behest of President Bill… Read More The Quiet American
4th September 2015 SPS Researchers Tobias Tesche and Argyrios Altiparmakis discuss the Greek debt crisis.
In December, Paris hosted the UN’s COP21 summit which brought together 195 countries to discuss action against climate change. After two weeks discussion, a non-binding agreement was produced which aims to limit the global average temperature to a rise below 2C. The deal unites all the world’s nations in a single agreement on tackling climate… Read More Podcast: COP21
I talk to Koen Lenaerts, President of the Court of Justice of the European Union about new challenges for European integration efforts.
This interview was originally published on EUI Times here I speak to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and the second woman to ever be appointed to the position. We discuss the efforts made by feminists to break down barriers against women as well as continued challenges to safeguarding women’s rights in Europe… Read More INTERVIEW: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The Arab Spring, beginning in 2010 with the Tunisian revolution, was a period of revolutionary transformation for the North Africa region. Its participants rejected the authoritarian rule of the postcolonial era and reclaimed their city streets and squares to demand meaningful political emancipation. Some commentators have hence identified parallels between the decolonisation struggles of the… Read More Between occident and orient: North Africa before colonialism