New visiting researcher 

The IEE-ULB welcomes Ms. Giulia Gallinella, a PhD candidate in Political Science at LUISS Guido Carli University under the supervision of Professor Thomas Cristiansen.  

Ms. Gallinella holds a master’s degree in Law and Government from the University LUISS Guido Carli (2020), and a MA in Politics and International Relations from the Unviersity of Aberdeed (2018).  

Her stay at the IEE-ULB started on April 17, 2023 and ends soon, on June 9, 2023. Professor Nathalie Brack has supervised her research stay. 

Her research at the IEE-ULB 

The title of Ms. Giulia Gallinella’s doctoral thesis isBetween Normalcy and Exceptionalism: Delegated Powers in EU Emergency Politics’”. The question the dissertation attempts to answer is How does crises management impact the use of delegated powers in the European Union? 

During her research stay, Ms. Giulia Gallinella has been developping her empirical research on the creation of sub-regions within the EU. Her visit at the IEE-ULB has allowed her to further develop the research outcomes of her PhD, while finalizing the empirical findings and has given her the opportunity to receive feedback from the research community at the IEE-ULB.  

How to become a visiting researcher at the IEE-ULB 

 The IEE-ULB regularly welcomes visiting researchers whose work focuses on its main lines of research. 

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications which must contain: an up-to-date CV, a research project highlighting the link to one or several of the IEE’s four research themes, the proposed research period, and the name of the IEE-affiliated professor who has agreed to act as the researcher’s supervisor. 

Applications should be send to Prof. Ramona Coman, Dominique Dembour, and Dr. Marta Matrakova. 

Decisions on visiting research applications are taken by the Council of the IEE, which gathers five times per year. For the 2022-2023 academic year, last chance to apply is at least one week before the Council meeting on August 22, 2023. 


For any questions about a visiting research stay at the IEE, please contact the IEE’s Research Logistic Coordinator, Dr. Marta Matrakova.