Simona Talani

Simona Talani


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Research interests (short)

Dr Talani’s research interests lie firmly within the context of International Political Economy. These include European Political Economy, the European Economic and Monetary Union, The City of London, Migration from the Middle East.

Biographical details

Leila Simona Talani is Professor of International Political Economy in the department of European and International Studies since 2014. In 2017 she was awarded a visiting Professorship at the Kennedy School of Government of the University of Harvard. She was also appointed as Jean Monnet Chair of European Political Economy by the European Commission in 2012.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

political economy, Doctor of Business Administration, Interests or expecations? The political economy of the EMU, European University Institute

1 Sept 199423 Jun 1998

Award Date: 23 Jun 1998

External positions

Professor, Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

31 Jan 20181 Sept 2018

Visiting Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

1 Sept 200531 Dec 2005

lecturer in european politics, University of Bath

1 Sept 20011 Sept 2009

Research fellow, LSE London School of Economics & Political Science

1 Sept 199831 Dec 2007


  • JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
  • JZ International relations


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