Former fellow wins Spanish culture prize

A former Robert Schuman Fellow has won the Prince of Viana Prize for Culture. Daniel Innerarity, a fellow at the Global Governance Programme in 2012, received the award on 6 June. Innerarity is a professor at the University of the Basque Country and director of the Institute for Democratic Governance. The prize, from the Government […]

Marise Cremona reflects on her year as president

This September Joseph H. H. Weiler, currently based at New York University’s Department of Law, will take over the EUI presidency. At the end of her term as president ad interim, Marise Cremona reflects on the past year. “It has been a time in which to make certain key decisions to enable the next president […]

Bar Fiasco in the 1990s

In the third of our four-part series on Bar Fiasco, we turn to the 1990s. After more than a decade of drinks and parties, researchers built on Bar Fiasco’s early success with a few changes in the 1990s. “At one point we were making more money than a bar in Santo Spirito,” says Lavan Mahadeva, […]

Research assistant takes ACO to Dublin

A research assistant at the Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies has represented the EUI’s Academic Careers Observatory (ACO) at the Researcher Careers and Mobility Conference in Dublin. Alanna O’Malley attended the conference, which was organised as part of the Irish presidency of the EU, on 14 and 15 May. She took part in the workshop […]

Bar Fiasco in the 1980s

In the second of our four-part series on Bar Fiasco, we turn to the 1980s. After outgrowing its space in what is now the Welcome Unit, Bar Fiasco moved to the mansarda during the 1980s. The attic space now houses the EUI Communications Service, although in earlier times was a place for tequila parties, music […]

More than 30 years at the EUI

When Bob Danziger joined the EUI in 1982 the campus consisted of just the Badia and a PC was hard to find. He spoke to EUI Life on his retirement in April, after more than 30 years working in computing at the Institute. Bob was teaching at the University of Mannheim before moving to Florence […]

DG Energy director in residence at EUI

The former acting director for internal energy markets at DG Energy, Jean-Arnold Vinois, has spent four weeks visiting the EUI’s Florence School of Regulation. Jean-Arnold Vinois retired from his post last year although he continues to act as an energy advisor to the European Commission. “Professor Jean-Michel Glachant invited me to come to the Florence […]

EUI professor elected to academy in Vienna

Rainer Bauböck, professor of social and political theory and the EUI’s dean of graduate studies, has been elected a corresponding member abroad of the Austrian Academy of Science in Vienna. The election recognises scholarly achievements and took place at the Academy’s annual meeting on 19 April. Bauböck is attached to the philosophical-historical class of the […]

EUI apartments for the summer

A number of EUI apartments are available for rent from June to August. The Ponte alla Badia complex, a few minutes from the Institute’s central building on Via Faentina, has a total of 60 apartments with one or two bedrooms. For more information, EUI members are invited to email: [email protected]

Award for internet and human rights paper

Two EUI academics have won the best student paper award at the first International Conference on Internet Science, held in Brussels from 9 to 11 April. Andrea Calderaro, a research assistant at the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF), part of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, wrote the paper with Ben […]