Alumni round-up

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Ralf Rogowski (LAW 1982-1986) announces that he has just published a book entitled Reflexive Labour Law in the World Society (Elgar, September 2013).


Massimo Rospocher (HEC 2003 – 2008) announces the publication of his new edited volume  Oltre la sfera pubblica. Lo spazio della politica nell’Europa moderna (Il Mulino, 2013).


Poul F. Kjaer, (LAW 2004-2008), was appointed professor with special responsibilities at the Department of Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School as of 1 September 2013.


Michael J. Geary (HEC 2005-2009) has been appointed a Global Fellow (non-residential) with the Global Europe program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. for a two-year period beginning January 2014.

Valentina Vadi (LAW 2005-2009), an Emile Noel postdoctoral fellow at the Jean Monnet Center, New York University, has been appointed as an Associate Professor in international business law at the Department of Law and Criminology at Lancaster University, UK. She will take up her position on 1 January 2014.


Manuel Pérez García (HEC 2006-2011) writes to inform us he has been appointed Lecturer at the School of International Studies, Renmin University, in Beijing, China.  He also received a 6 month fellowship as Research Fellow (UKNA-Marie Curie Actions) at the International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden University. He received the award  52 Chinese Postdoctoral Science Foundation Grant for  2012-2013, and is happy to announce the publication of his book  ‘Vicarious Consumers’: Trans-national Meetings between the West and East in the Mediterranean World (1730-1808)  (Ashgate,  2013).

Mario Viola de Azevedo Cunha (LAW 2006-2011) announces the publication of his co-edited volume New Technologies and Human Rights: Challenges to Regulation (Ashgate, 2013).  He co-authored the book with Norberto Nuno Gomes De Andrade, Lucas Lixinski,  and Lúcio Tomé Féteira.


François-Xavier Millet (LAW 2008-2012) received the yearly prize for the best doctoral thesis in the field of constitutional law from the French Constitutional Council in Paris. He was given the award by Jean-Louis Debré, current president of the Constitutional Council.  François-Xavier is now Associate Professor in Public Law (Maître de conférences) at Toulouse Law School (University of Toulouse Capitole)


Danielle McCormack (HEC researcher 2009-) has been appointed  as Senior Lecturer in the Department of Celtic Studies, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland, as of October 2013.


Fabien Le Bot (MWP 2012-13) was awarded the Thesis Prize of the European Group of Public Law for my dissertation “Le principe de l’équilibre institutionnel en droit de l’Union européenne” (The principle of institutional balance in European Union law), defended in 2012 at University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II). This prize is awarded, on an annual basis, to the best doctoral or postdoctoral public law thesis characterized by its European dimension.