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Paz y valores europeos como posible modelo de integración y progreso en un mundo global

Peace and European values as a potential model for integration and progress in a global world

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Edited By Jesús Baigorri and Jürgen Elvert

Este libro recoge las contribuciones realizadas al Seminario Doctoral sobre Paz y valores europeos como posible modelo de integración y progreso en un mundo global organizado en el Real Monasterio de Yuste, sede de la Fundación Academia Europea e Iberoamericana de Yuste, en Cuacos de Yuste, España, entre el 24 y 26 de julio de 2017. Los contenidos de este volumen cubren diferentes áreas de investigación, entre las cuales se observan las líneas propuestas en el titulo, a saber, el modelo y los valores europeos en un mundo global. Una mayoría de artículos se articulan en torno a las políticas internas de la UE; la propia génesis de los valores Europeos; el papel de las becas Erasmus en la internacionalización de la educación superior; la participación juvenil en el Derecho de la UE; los derechos religiosos en la UE; la preservación de las fronteras exteriores; la política de memoria histórica de la UE; la proyección exterior; o el concepto de Europa desde una visión crítica periférica.

This book includes the contributions to the Doctoral Seminar on Peace and European Values as a potential model for integration and progress in a global world held at the Royal Monastery of Yuste, Headquarters of the European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste Foundation, in Cuacos de Yuste, Spain from 24th to 26th July 2017. The contents of this volume cover different areas of research, among which we find the lines proposed in its title, namely the European model and values in a global world. Most are articulated around the EU’s internal policies like the genesis of European values; the role of the Erasmus scholarships in the internationalization of higher education; the youth participation in EU Law; religious rights in the EU; the safeguarding of the external borders; the EU’s policies of historical memory; the EU’s external projection the narrative of what Europe is about from a critical peripheral view.

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The Founding Mothers of Europe. The Role of Simone Veil and Sofia Corradi in Defence of the European Values (Maria Pia Di Nonno)

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The Founding Mothers of Europe. The Role of Simone Veil and Sofia Corradi in Defence of the European Values

Maria Pia Di Nonno

PhDStuden in History of Europe

Sapienza University of Rome

An overview on the Founding Mothers of Europe

On 25 March 1957, in the spectacular Sala degli Orazi e dei Curiazi on the Capitoline Hill, the Treaties of Rome were signed. It was a symbolic finish line for the six Founding Countries – Italy, West Germany, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands and Belgium – and a strong signal, which demonstrated a common willingness to collaborate and to create a more peaceful and inclusive Europe. The day after, the Italian newspaper La Stampa also reported, on the first page, some details of that historical event. It was a rainy day and the first signature – as the journalist Enrico Altavilla wrote – was that of Paul Henri Spaak at 18:47 “[…] the first signature on the first page of the blue leather-bound tome, which contained the Treaties for the Common Market and Euratom”.1 This article was followed by another piece, written by Nicola Adelfi, with a very emblematic title “A new big hope for 160 million men”.2

So, were the Treaties a hope exclusively for men? Where did the courageous women of the Resistance end up? Why were none of them among the promoters and signatories of the Treaties establishing the European Economic Community and Euratom? In fact, even though female...

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