Perspectives on the Euro(pean) crisis

This virtual exchange project has been set up by the Sharing Perspectives Foundation, a young organization whose mission is “to initiate, stimulate and facilitate international Perspectives on the Euro(pean) crisis is a selective course at graduate level for students who want to learn more about the deep causes of and possible solutions to the Euro(pean) crisis. 8 partner universities have collaborated with the Sharing Perspectives Foundation on this project, one of them being the University of Padova through the Next Generation Global Studies group. Our contribution to this project consists in 4 video lectures on the following themes:

EU institutional set-up & the consequences of the crisis (Giorgia Nesti)

The EU and the Eastern Europe challenges (Serena Giusti): here you can see the video lecture and here you have access to the slides of Serena’s presentation

Social movements: Contentious Politics (Alessio Surian): here you can see the video lecture and here you gave access to Alessio’s slides

Gender equality: an answer to the crisis? (Claudia Padovani and Lorenza Perini): here you can see the video lecture and here you have access to Claudia and Lorenza’s slides

We are also supporting 12 students from the University of Padova who are currently participating in this project. The exchange program is offered as a credit-bearing workshop for students enrolled in the second-cycle degree course in European Studies. Each week, the students watch 2 video-lectures prepared by lecturers at the partner universities and exchange views through facilitator-led dialogue in groups with students from the 7 other participating universities:

- Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

- Autonomous University of Madrid

- University of Hamburg

- Montesquieu Institute (Leiden University)

- University of Helsinki (NES)

- University of Tartu (EuroCollege)

- University of Ljubljana