Henry Goodwin

Inside the AEL’s celebrated summer school

The cafeteria may be a bit quieter, and the coffee line at the bar a bit shorter, but just because it’s July doesn’t mean that the European University Institute has ceased to be a hive of academic activity. Each summer, as the sun starts to show its teeth and the morning bike ride up to […]

The Linz-Rokkan Prize in Political Sociology

Juan Masullo Jimenez has won the Linz Rokkan Prize in Political Sociology for his thesis on ‘A theory of civilian noncooperation with armed groups: Civilian agency and self-protection in the Colombian civil war’. The Department of Political and Social Sciences has conferred the prize, named in honour of political sociologists Stein Rokkan and Juan Linz, […]

The Mauro Cappelletti Prize for the Best Thesis in Comparative Law 2018

Zane Rasnača has won The Mauro Cappelletti Prize for the Best Thesis in Comparative Law, for her thesis, entitled ‘First or one among equals?: The CJEU and the construction of EU social policy’. The Law Department has awarded the prize every year since 2005 when an alumnus established the award to honour former EUI Professor […]

The Vilfredo Pareto Prize for the Best Thesis in Economics 2018

The Vilfredo Pareto Prize for the Best Thesis in Economics for 2018 will be awarded to Andresa Lagerborg for her thesis on ‘Essays in Macroeconomics: Confidence, Business Cycles and Fertility’. The award pays tribute to Vilfredo Pareto, an Italian sociologist, economist, political scientist and philosopher who lived and worked in Florence and Fiesole between 1882 […]

The James Kaye Memorial Prize for the Best Thesis in History and Visuality 2018

In 2018, the James Kaye Memorial Prize in History and Visuality will be awarded to Cloe Cavero de Carondelet for her thesis on ‘Art, piety and conflict in early modern Spain: the religious and artistic patronage of Cardinal Bernardo de Sandoval between Toledo and Rome (1599-1618)’. The prize is awarded every two years, to the […]

The State of the Staff 2018

With the hurly-burly of The State of the Union firmly in the rearview mirror, on 17 May the hardworking staff of the European University Institute shifted their focus to arguably the most important event in the EUI calendar: The State of the Staff. Held annually in the picturesque surroundings of Villa La Fonte, The State […]

From Pennyslvania to Florence and back again

The EUI attracts many scholars from different disciplines and countries, but not only from the European Union.  Nancy Hirschmann, a professor of political science and recent director of the Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania in the United States, spent the spring semester as a Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow at the […]

A letter from Srey Pi

Srey Pi, the young fifth-grade girl whose education is supported by the EUI, has sent the Institute a photo and letter reporting on her progress at school. She has passed her classes, and her English is improving all the time, largely thanks to extra financial support from the EUI Community last year. Srey Pi attends […]

Staffing update, April 2018

The Human Resources Service would like to extend a warm welcome to all the new staff arrivals who have joined the EUI in the past month: Antonio Bonatesta, Research Assistant (ADG Research Centre); Giulia Catracchi, Trainee (HAEU); Sylta Cornils, Research Assistant (ECO); Maria Rosa De Icco, Trainee (RSCAS); Barbara Garbagnati, Trainee (HAEU); Oliver Garner, Research […]

Meet the prof: Juho Härkönen (SPS)

Professor Juho Härkönen is among the newest professors at the EUI, yet he is no stranger to its unique charm. Härkönen first came to the Institute in 2003 to undertake his PhD, which he defended in 2007. Now, after spending time in Yale and Stockholm, he has returned to the EUI to take up a […]