Alumni round-up

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Carsten Humlebæk (HEC 1998-2004) , Associate professor in Spanish Cultural and Social Analysis at the Copenhagen Business School, has won a Marie Curie IEF-fellowship to go to Seville, to Universidad Pablo de Olavide, to do research for two years on his project: “Negotiating Spain: The shifting boundaries between ‘nation’, ‘nationality’ and ‘region’”.


Alexander C.T. Geppert (HEC 2001-2004) announces that his book Fleeting Cities: Imperial Expositions in Fin-de-Siècle Europe is now out in paperback.  The book was first published in hardback in 2010 and is based on his 2004 HEC PhD thesis London vs. Paris : imperial exhibitions, transitory spaces, and metropolitan networks, 1880-1930


Federiga Bindi (SPS 2004-2008) was recently named one of the 10 most influential Italians in Brussels by ‘the Euros’, a large web-based association of young European students and professionals focusing on Europe.


Valentina Vadi (Law 2005-2009), Emile Noel postdoctoral fellow at the Jean Monnet Center, New York University, will be joining Lancaster University as a Reader (Associate Professor) in international economic law as of January 2014.


Charlotte Beaucillon (2007-2012) announces that her 2012 thesis Les mesures restrictives de l’Union européenne : instruments de participation aux mécanismes internationaux de réaction à l’illicite has just been published by Bruylant under the title of Les mesures restrictives de l’Union européenne .


Ben Wagner (SPS 2010), who defended his thesis Governing Internet Expression: The International and Transnational Politics of Freedom of Expression on 3 December 2013, is Post-Doctoral Fellow for the Internet Policy Observatory (IPO) at the Center for Global Communication Studies at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication.  The IPO looks at global and transnational politics of the Internet, focusing specifically on the governance practices and foreign policies of the global south.