Tuesday, 17 September 2019

4 Jean Monnet projects approved

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The European Commission has recently approved four proposals presented by UniTrento professors with the support of the Jean Monnet Excellence Centre, within the Erasmus + Program.

Starting from this autumn the following two-year projects will be active:

  • Financial Innovation For Active Welfare Policies" FIN4AWP
    by Prof. Riccardo Salomone (Dr. Chiara Cristofolini is co-responsible), Faculty of Law, will initiate a cross-cutting discussion on opportunities (and critical issues) related to the construction of policies for employment and active welfare financed through employment of innovative social finance tools. The project provides inter alia for the organization of multidisciplinary cutting workshops with initiatives addressed to the entire academic community, to the professionals working in the public administration, to the associations of the third sector, trade unions, business organizations and other interlocutors of civil society.
  • Trento Artificial Intelligence Laboratory  TrAIL
    aimed at making more accessible the issues related to artificial intelligence (AI), highlighting their respective potential and possible risks. TrAIL will work in high schools and universities, also involving citizenship in more complex terms. The contents of the project will focus on AI applications in the field of health, driverless cars and the administration of justice. The project managers are Professor Carlo Casonato and Dr. Simone Penasa, of the Faculty of Law, already holders of the Jean Monnet BioTell Module (2017-2020).
  • North Africa Middle East Politics and EU Security  NAMEPES
    by: Prof. Pejman Abdolmohammadi, Department of Literature and Philosophy and School of International Studies, provides, in addition to workshops aimed now at the academic world now at the public administration and policy makers, a conference international and the activation of two Summer schools (in the summer of 2020 and 2021) that will have as their subject the relations between the MENA area (Middle Eastern and North African) and the European Union in different aspects (geopolitics, international relations, economic-juridical ).

In addition to the three projects, the three-year Module "Internationalization and Soft Skills for Change Management in Europe" - ISS-EU, will be active, coordinated by prof. Roberta Cuel in collaboration with the EMBS-European consortium partners Master in Business Studies. The training, with a highly innovative imprint, aims to promote European values, multiculturalism, internationalization experiences and the development of soft-skills necessary for organizational change among EMBS students and the whole University, also through improvisation workshops .

In the Useful Links section the latest version of the announcement is available together with the Programme Guidelines.