Staff members with discipline Political Science
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She is the Principal Investigator (PI) of the research project Navigating Schengen. Historical Challenges and Potentialities of the EU Free Movement of Persons, 1985-2015 (NAVSCHEN), which has been awarded with a EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Senior Global Fellowship (MSCA - IF - GF).
In June 2019 she was Oxford Centre for Economic and Social History Invited Lecturer at St. Hilda's College, University of Oxford on the topic of ‘The Solidarity Principle and the EU's "Free Movement of Persons": a critical historical analysis, 1985-2015’. In March 2019 she was also ‘ Law, Justice and Society ’ Invited Lecturer at Wolfson College, University of Oxford. She received the 2018-2019 Council for European Studies (CES) – IMSISS Senior Visiting Scholar Fellowship Award at the University of Glasgow. In 2017-2018 she was Santander Senior Fellow in Iberian and European Studies at the European Studies Centre (ESC) – St. Antony’s College of the University of Oxford, where she remains a Senior Member.
She gave the 2018 Santander Senior Fellow Lecture on ‘The Historical Building of the EU's Free Movement of Persons’ at the University of Oxford and organised the 2018 European Studies Centre Santander Conference on ‘Belonging and Displacement’ at the ESC – St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford.
She is also Full Member of the Global Young Academy (GYA), after the five years Award of the German National Academy of Sciences ‘Leopoldina’. She was 2018 Joint Research Centre (JRC) – EU Science Hub Lecturer on ‘Qualitative Approaches to Human Mobility and European Integration’ at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Austria, 2017 Research Scholar in Residence at the European Studies Center – Jean Monnet EU Center of Excellence (JMEUCE) of the University of Pittsburgh and 2017 Invited Expert at Shanghai University - 上海大学.
She previously worked as Principal Investigator (PI), Lecturer and Established Researcher in European Studies at the Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l’Europe – University of Luxembourg. She also worked at the Robert Schuman for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) in Florence, at the DG Enlargement of the European Commission and at the European Parliament in Brussels and at the US Congress in Washington, D. C.
Dr. Blanco Sío-López was also Invited Expert in European Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science - LSE (2013 and 2016); the Yale Law School (2016); All Souls College, University of Oxford (2016 and 2019) and at the Faculty of Law and the Sydney Sussex and Darwin Colleges (POLIS) of the University of Cambridge (2014, 2016 and 2017).
She was also Section Chair for the European International Studies Association (EISA), Salzburg Global Seminar Lecturer and EUI Global Governance Programme Network Member. She completed the ‘Space Exploration Studies and an Astronaut Training Program’ at the NASA'S Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville (AL, USA).
She obtained her PhD in History and Civilization — specialising in European Integration History — at the European University Institute of Florence (EUI) , for which she received the 2008 FAEY European Research Best PhD Thesis Award.
She coordinated and participated in numerous international research projects, conferences and peer-reviewed publications in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Her research and publications focus on European Integration History —with an accent on enlargement policy temporalities and the Schengen area fundamental rights — Global Governance, Comparative Regional Integration and Digital Humanities.
In addition, he has 7+ years experience in innovation in education through running simulations for universities, ministries and the Royal Military Academy as a training and educational tool. He has also designed and delivered advanced courses at Utrecht University and Liverpool Hope University.
Governance of Emerging Technologies
Anticipatory Governance and Foresight
State theory and institutionalism
Concept analysis and qualitative methods