European University Institute

European University Institute

The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute is devoted to inter-disciplinary and comparative research and to promote work on the major issues facing the process of integration and European society.  The European University Institute was created in 1972 by the Member States of the founding European Communities to provide advanced academic training to PhD-students and to promote research at the highest level.

Alexandra Ricard-Guay

Alexandra Ricard-Guay is Research Associate at the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute (EUI). Prior to joining the EUI, she was coordinator of a national anti-trafficking coalition (Qc, Canada), and conducted a pan-Canadian study on trafficking. Her work in anti-trafficking initiatives and research has focused on protection and coordination of assistance/services. Her research areas include human trafficking, gender-based violence, gender and migration, and irregular migration. For the DemandAT project, she will be the main researcher for the Work Package 8 on Demand-side of Trafficking in Human Beings in the Domestic Work Sector.

Prof. Anna Triandafyllidou

Professor Anna Triandafyllidou is a Robert Schuman Chair at the Global Governance Programme of the European University Institute (Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies) where she directs the Research Area on Cultural Pluralism. She is also a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges since 2002 and a member of the Spinelli group since its foundation in 2010. Her main areas of expertise include migration and nationalism from European and global perspectives. In DemandAT she coordinates the research looking at the trafficking dynamics in the domestic work sector.