Professor Chair of Global Affairs at the EUI School of Transnational Governance,
Kalypso Nicolaidis is the professor Chair of Global Affairs at the EUI School of Transnational Governance, where she convenes the EUI Democracy Forum. She is currently on leave from the University of Oxford, where she was a professor of International Relations and a governing body fellow at St Antony’s College at the European Studies Centre since 1999. Previously a professor at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and ENA, she has worked with numerous EU institutions. Her research interests revolve around internal and external aspects of European integration as well as global affairs, theatres of recognition, democratic theory, transnational legal empathy and social solidarity, global governance and international trade, sustainable integration, post-colonialism, myth and politics and the import of new technologies on international relations. Her last books are A Citizen’s Guide to the Rule of Law – Why We Need to Fight for the Most Precious Human Inventions of All Time and Exodus, Reckoning, Sacrifice: Three Meanings of Brexit.