Alumni round-up

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Alumni Round-up lists all the news we have received from our alumni in the past month, organised by matriculation year.


Edward Chaney (HEC 1978-1982), Professor of Fine and Decorative Arts at Southampton Solent University, is a contributing author to the catalogue produced by the Jewish Museum Berlin for its retrospective ‘R.B. Kitaj (1932–2007): Obsessions’.  Chaney’s essay deals with R.B. Kitaj as a Warburgian Artist.  The exhibit is now being shown at the Jewish Museum London, and will be moved to Hamburg this autumn.

Assunta Esposito (HEC 1978), professor at the Università “La Sapienza” in Rome, announces the publication of her volume “Stampa cattolica in alto adige tra fascismo e nazismo. La casa editrice Vogelweider-Athesia e il ruolo del canonico Gamper 1933-1939”. (Aracne editrice, 2012)


Philomena Murray (SPS 1980-1989), Jean Monnet Chair ad personam at the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne, announces the publication of her co-edited volume “The Palgrave Handbook of EU-Asia Relations”  (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).


Fernando Guirao (HEC 1987-1993), Jean Monnet Professor of History at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, together with Sigfrido Ramirez Perez (HEC 1997-2007) and Frances M.B. Lynch,  recently published “Alan S. Milward and a Century of European Change” (Routledge, 2012).  The book commemorates the intellectual legacy of Alan Milward, a very distinguished and former EUI professor, and contains numerous references to the EUI (its foundation, the early times of its History Department, and Alan Milward’s EUI projects and graduate students). 


Jörg Monar (SPS 1988-1991) has been appointed Rector of the College of Europe.  He will take up his position in September 2013.


Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte (LAW 1990 – 1995) has won a “2013 International Law Office’s International Client Choice Award” for EU Competition Law. The winners for 2013 were chosen from more than 2,000 individual assessments received worldwide. The winners are profiled in the follow-up publications, the Client Choice Guide – USA & Canada 2013 and the Client Choice Guide – International 2013. The Client Choice awards recognise those lawyers around the world that stand apart for excellent client care and the quality of their service. The criteria for the awards focus on an ability to add real value to clients’ business above and beyond the other players in the market. Uniquely, law firms and lawyers can only be nominated for these awards by corporate counsel.


Roland Erne (SPS 1998 – 2004) was promoted to Senior Lecturer in Industrial Relations and Human Resources at University College Dublin on 1 March 2013.

Marcel Fratzscher (ECO 1998-2002) has become president of the German Institute for Economic Research (Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, or DIW Berlin)

Anselmo Roberto Paolone (HEC 1998-2005) announces the publication of  “Osservare l’educazione. L’etnografia dell’educazione di derivazione antropologico-sociale” (Pisa, ETS)


Marco Galbiati (ECO 2001-2007) formerly at the ECB and now at the Bank of England, has just published a co-authored article in a special issue of Nature dedicated to the application of network science to finance. The special issue speaks to some of  the limitations in financial and economic modelling revealed with the 2008 financial crises, and aims to provide a more fundamental understanding of economic networks, as well as practical insights for policy-makers.


Mathias Möschel (LAW 2007-2011) was awarded a visiting teaching fellowship by the Italian government to teach Feminist Legal Theory and Critical Race Theory at the University of Messina.