Nicolaïdis, Kalypso

Kalypso Nicolaidis is professorial Chair of Global Affairs at the EUI School of Transnational Governance in Florence, where she chairs the Programmes on Transnational Democracy and Global Peace Tech, and convenes the EUI inter-disciplinary cluster on Transnational democracy in the 21st century including the EUI Democracy Forum. She is Emeritus Professor at Oxford University and was Professor at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and at ENA. She has worked with numerous EU institutions, including as a member of the European Council’s high-level group on the future of Europe chaired by Felipe González (2008-10) and is a Council member of ECFR. Her research revolves around the connections between global and European governance regarding issues of legitimacy, mutual recognition, legal empathy, social solidarity, democracy with foresight, sustainable integration, post-colonialism, myth and politics and the import of new technologies for peace and democracy. She is the founder of the demoi-cratic theory school and explores the use of immersive debating and teaching through arts and the ”theater of recognition.” 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 (with Adis Merdzanovic, 2021) and Exodus, Reckoning, Sacrifice: Three Meanings of Brexit (2019). Her website