Alumni round-up

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


Francisco Torres (ECO 1986-1989) has been appointed a Santander Fellow at the European Studies Centre at St Antony’s College, the University of Oxford, for the next academic year.


Antonio Marchesi (LAW 1987 – 1991) has been elected President of Amnesty International Italia by the General Assembly of the organisation. He will hold the position for two years.


Anna Triandafyllidou (SPS 1990 – 1995) was appointed Director ad interim of the Global Governance Programme at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies on 12 April.


Miguel Poiares Maduro (LAW 1991 -1996) was appointed Portugal’s Minister for Regional Development and Minister Adjunct to the Prime Ministeron 11 April. He took office on 13 April.  At the time of his appointment, he was director of the Global Governance Programme at the RSCAS and joint professor of European law (LAW/RSCAS).


Poul F. Kjaer (Law 2004 – 2008) has received a € 1.2. million research grant from the European Research Council for the project ‘Institutional Transformation in European Political Economy – A Socio-Legal Approach’. The project will be based at the Copenhagen Business School and run until 2017.


Michael J. Geary (HEC 2005-2009) has just published his second book, a revised version of his EUI PhD thesis, entitled Enlarging the European Union: The Commission Seeking Influence, 1961-1973 (London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan 2013).