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Cristina Blanco Sío-López, Dr

New University of Lisbon / EUI, Institute of Contemporary History (IHC)

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Invited Expert on EU Enlargement Policy at the University of Bologna Radio Broadcast Programme 'Spinelli 4 Breakfast', within the MA in European Studies and International Relations. Reporter for the Spanish National Radio Broadcast (RNE) in Bolivia as part of the 'Ruta Quetzal' BBVA Academic Programme on European-Latin American Relations, supported by the UNESCO, EU and Spanish Government. Op Ed for and LSE IDEAS Special Report on European Studies. Open to media approaches.

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  • Spanish (Fluent)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Italian (Fluent)
  • French (Fluent)
  • German (Intermediate)
  • Portuguese (Intermediate)
  • Chinese (Basic)


Established Researcher R3 in European & Global Studies & PI. GYA Member. Associate Researcher at the Institute of Contemporary History - New University of Lisbon & EUI Ambassador.Lecturer at the MAs in European and IR Studies of the Universities of Perugia, NTNU, Bologna, Siegen, Luxembourg, Maastricht, Siena & Salamanca, the UNL in Argentina, the UCM & Jagiellonian U. Krakow. PhD & MRes. in History of European Integration from the EUI. MA in European History & Politics from the U. Edinburgh & BA in History from the U. Salamanca. Visiting Researcher at U. Heidelberg, FUB, GWU, BKVGE & NASA's 'Space Exploration Studies and Astronaut Training Programme'. Previously: Research Project Director (FP7, EU Jean Monnet, Erasmus+) at the Luxembourg Ministry of Research; European Commission ELARG DG; US Congress; Research & Academic Associate (FP6) at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS); EP Researcher - '50 Years of History of the EP' project and taught European Studies for U. Georgetown. FAEY 'European Research and Mobility Award' & EUI-RSCAS Global Governance Programme Network Member. Areas: European Studies, EU Enlargement & IR, Comparative Regional Integration, Political Communication, Time Perception, Oral History, CDA & DH, from an interdisciplinary, comparative and global perspective.