Talks & Presentations


26 July 2022
Borrowing to Invest in the EEC: the New Community Instrument of 1978, World Economic History Congress, Paris



14-15 October 2021

27 September 2021

5-10 July 2021

7 July 2021
[online]Discussant, panel ‘Financial Diplomacy during the Cold War,’ Transatlantic Studies Association

30 June-2 July 2021
[online] Historical Network Research Conference, Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH) in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

24-26 June 2021
[online] Council for European Studies, 50th anniversary global conference

17-18 June 2020
[online] ‘The International Debt Crisis Revisited, 1979-1991,’ Venice and Florence

27 May 2021
[online] Banking Union, European Law and Supranational Integration, ADGRC Seminar, European University Institute

18-19 March 2021
[online] Conference ‘Democracy in the Construction of Europe, 1945-2020,’ University of Trento


14 December 2020
[onlineRéduire la distance aux archives pour élargir l’éventail de sources : le numérique dans le projet EURECON sur la construction de l’Union économique et monétaire de 1957 à 1992, séminaire Histoire et Humanités Numériques, Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès

7-8 October 2020
[online] The Werner Report, 50 Years On, University of Luxembourg

6 October 2020
Seminar on international cooperation at the School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute

22-24 June 2020
[cancelled] Council for European Studies, University of Iceland, Reykjavik

9-10 June 2020
[cancelled] ‘Law and Policy in European Integration’, Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, Frankfurt

23-25 April 2020
[cancelled] MatchPoints Seminar 2020, Aarhus University

17-19 April 2020

16-19 March 2020
[cancelled] ‘The International Debt Crisis Revisited, 1979-1991,’ Venice and Florence

23 January 2020
Workshop on European integration history, University of Tokyo


11 December 2019
Conférence ‘L’Europe au XXème siècle: une Europe asymétrique’, C²DH, University of Luxembourg

10 December 2019
Impresso Talk, C²DH, University of Luxembourg

6 November 2019
Keynote at Journée d’études ‘Le goût de l’archive à l’ère numérique’/Workshop ‘The allure of the archives in the digital age’, Rennes, Maison des Sciences de l’Homme en Bretagne

17-19 October 2019
Conference ‘Reshaping Europe. Towards a Political, Economic and Monetary Union 1984–1989’, Hildesheim

18-21 September 2019

9-10 September 2019

29-31 August 2019

9-10 May 2019
UPIER final conference, Oxford, UK

5 March 2019
Conversations on the Future of Europe, European University Institute, Florence


4 December 2018
Brexit Countdown: The Deal, the Politics and the Future, Edinburgh University European Union Society, Edinburgh

14 November 2018
The governance of trade, finance, and macroeconomic cooperation: a historical perspective since the 1970s, School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute, Florence

9 November 2018

8 November 2018

17-18 October 2018
Discussant at the Conference ‘Making Globalisation‘, University of Padova

10-11 October 2018
Workshop to present work-in-progress of EURECON project, University of Copenhagen

27-28 September 2018
Third workshop of the Uses of the Past in International Economic Relations (UPIER) project, Centrum för Näringslivshistoria (The Centre for Business History)

10-11 September 2018
Second Annual Graduate Conference on the History of European Integration, European University Institute, Florence

4 July 2018

19 June 2018
Seminar at Bocconi University, Milan

11-12 June 2018

8 June 2018

7 June 2018

5 June 2018
Twenty Years after The Choice of Europe: Historical Analysis of Social Preferences and State Power in European Integration, Paris-Sorbonne, Labex-EHNE

17-18 May 2018
Prosopography in international and economic history, EUI, Florence (organised in the framework of my ERC-funded EURECON project)

21 March 2018
Moderator, ADEMU workshop, EUI, Florence

14-15 March 2018
Presentation of the UPIER project at the HERA (Humanities in the European Research Area) Mid-Term Conference, Vienna

28 February 2018

16 February 2018
Panel ‘Leaders Beyond the State’, Interview with former ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet, EUI, Florence


19 December 2017
Presentation of the EURECON project, C²DH, University of Luxembourg

7 December 2017

30 November/1 December 2017
Conference Memory of Financial Crises, European University Institute, Florence

3-4 October 2017
Second Workshop of the Uses of the Past in International Economic Relations (UPIER) project, Université de Genève

26 September 2017
ADEMU Working Group Seminar, European University Institute, Florence

18-19 September 2017

6 September 2017
Presentation of the EURECON project, Department of Political Science, LUISS University, Rome

18-19 April 2017
‘French banks and the Polish debt crisis’, First Workshop of the Uses of the Past in International Economic Relations (UPIER) project, University Carlos III, Madrid

22 March 2017

13 March 2017
Lecture on Brexit, Oklahoma University Visit at the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow

23 February 2017
Presentation of the EURECON project, International Business and Enterprise Cluster Seminar, Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow

27-28 January 2017
Global Regionalism Workshop, Leiden University

16-17 January 2017
The European Council: Spreading Knowledge and Fostering Research on a Key Institution, SUMMIT Dissemination Conference, CETEUS, University of Cologne; Europäische Akademie Berlin


21 October 2016
The road to Brexit and the Challenges Ahead, Università Ca’ Foscari, Venice

26-28 May 2016
First RICHIE-HEIRS conference, ‘Capitalism, Crises and European Integration from 1945 to the Present‘, European University Institute, Florence

20 April 2016

12 February 2016
Banking History Workshop, University of Stirling

28-29 January 2016


11-12 November 2015
ULB/Cambridge Workshop, Brussels

16-17 October 2015

10 October 2015

9-11 September 2015

3-7 August 2015

30 July-1 August 2015
Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China, Beijing

8-10 July 2015

7 May 2015

25 March 2015
Workshop on thodothodology in Business History, Community for Internationalisation and Enterprise Research Cluster, University of Glasgow

20-21 March 2015

5-6 February 2015
Oral History Programme Workshop, Council of the European Union, Brussels

23 January 2015
“The never-ending debate about adjustment in Europe: perspectives from the 1960s and 1970s,” International Monetary Fund, Washington DC


5 December 2014

24 November 2014
Invited participant, Europe’s Capital Markets Union, Bruegel, Brussels

21 November 2014
Invited speaker, “Europe 25 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall,” Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

23-24 October 2014
“Hidden Continuities: From Interwar to Postwar Forms of Cooperation and Integration in Europe,” Kolleg-Forschergruppe “The Transformative Power of Europe,” Freie Universität Berlin

9 October 2014

7 May 2014
Guest speaker, European Integration History Seminar, Graduate Institute, Geneva

1-2 May 2014
Summits & Regional Governance, Université Laval, Québec

3-4 April 2014

14-16 March 2014
International Conference of Europeanists, Council for European Studies, Washington, D.C.

26 February 2014
Panel discussion, Network for the Study of Southern Europe, University of Glasgow

16-17 January 2014


5 December 2013

28 November 2013
Conference on the centenary of Pierre Werner’s birth, Luxembourg. A video of the conference is available here.

24 October 2013

9 October 2013

7 October 2013

21 June 2013
Workshop “Europe between financial repression and regulatory capture,” Bruegel, Brussels

10 June 2013
Workshop “Italy between détente and bipolar constraints,” Rome, University Tor Vergata

1-2 June 2013
Socio-Economic History Meeting, University of Tokyo

30 May 2013
Presentation of A Europe Made of Money, Keio University

27 May 2013
“The Emergence of the European Monetary System in the 1970s and the Euro Crisis: Some Historical Reflections,” European Union Studies Institute, Economics Project Seminar, Tsuda College, Tokyo

18 April 2013
International History Seminar, Presentation of A Europe Made of Money, Sciences Po

20 March 2013
Workshop on the 1970s, University of Reading

18-20 March 2013
“Processes of transnationalisation, Europeanisation and globalisation. A workshop on contemporary international history,” Centre franco-norvégien en sciences sociales et humans, Paris


27 November 2012
Economic History Workshop, Presentation of A Europe Made of Money, University of York

23-24 November 2012
Workshop “History of Europe: Paradigms, Practices and Trends,” European University Institute, Florence

15-16 November 2012

25-27 October 2012

12-13 October 2012
Conference “Europe’s Crisis: Background, Dimensions, Solutions,” Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, Munk School for Global Affairs, University of Toronto

10 October 2012
Serminar “Europe in Crisis,” London School of Economics, IDEAS Centre

22-23 June 2012
Workshop on the Maastricht Treaty, University of Maastricht

11-12 May 2012
Workshop “L’Europe entre guerre froide et construction européenne,” Munich

2-4 May 2012

15-16 March 2012

11-12 January 2012


15-16 December 2011
Conférence “Régionalisme européen et gouvernance mondiale au XXème siècle,” Paris

2-3 December 2011
“L’Europe entre guerre froide et construction européenne, 1982-1985,” University of Padova

7-9 November 2011

21 May 2011
Conference “Transformations of the state: interdisciplinary perspectives,” University of Oxford

12-14 May 2011
Conference “Le tournant 1979/1981 dans les relations internationales,” Sciences Po Paris/Institut Historique Allemand

28 March 2011
Research Seminar, Banque de France, Paris

10-11 March 2011

28 February 2011
Jean Monnet Lecture, “The Euro Crisis: a Historical Perspective,” Aarhus University

7 February 2011
International workshop on European integration history, Keio University, Tokyo

4 February 2011
Open Lecture, “The Euro Crisis: A Historical Perspective,” Tsuda College, Tokyo

20-21 January 2011
“La France entre guerre froide et intégration européenne, 1975-1985,” Munich


17 December 2010

7-9 July 2010
“Reassessing the 1970,” Centre for Contemporary British History, Institute of Historical Research, University of London

10-11 June 2010
RICHIE-EUI-Padova workshop, European University Institute, Florence

26-27 March 2010
“La France entre guerre froide et intégration européenne, 1975-1985: la situation au milieu des années 1970,” Institut historique allemand, Paris

17 February 2010
European Integration History Seminar, University of Reading

11-12 February 2010
13th Conference of the European Liaison Committee of Historians, “From Crisis to New Dynamics: the European Community, 1974-1983,” Aarhus University



15 December 2008
“The Origin and Evolution of the European Union. From the Treaty of Rome to the Treaty of Lisbon, 1957-2007”

26-27 September 2008
LSE-Oxford International History Workshop, University of Oxford

23-24 May 2008
Conference “The Road Europe Traveled Along. The Evolution of the EEC/EU Institutions and Policies,” Associazione Universitaria di Studie Europei & Centro di Ricerca sull’Integrazione Europea, Certosa di Pontignano, Siena


14-15 December 2007
Third International RICHIE Conference, University Suor Benincasa, Naples


7-10 December 2006
Second International RICHIE Conference, University of Copenhagen, 7-10 December 2006