School of Transnational Governance

#FlorenceLive: Conversations Beyond The State

After the success of the first edition of #FlorenceLive, launched in May 2020, the webcast series enters its second round: #FlorenceLive - Conversations Beyond the State will host conversations and interviews with academics and high-level policy-makers on the world today, with a focus on policy issues that cross borders. 

The series will run from September to December 2020. All events will be live-streamed on the School's website and Youtube channel, no registration is required. To participate in the discussion, please join us live and post your comments and questions on Youtube in the comment feed below the video.


Upcoming #FlorenceLive: Women at 2020: Between progress, gender backlash and (post-) Covid realities

Date: 24 September 2020, 16 - 17 CEST




  • Carlien Scheele (Director of the European Institute for Gender Equality)
  • Nahla Valji (Senior Gender Adviser in the United Nations’ Executive Office of the Secretary-General)
  • Simonetta Zarrilli (Chief of the Trade, Gender and Development Programme of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development)


Ruth Rubio Marin (STG part-time Professor on Gender Governance, Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Sevilla, and member of the Faculty of The Hauser Global Law School Program at New York University)