Coppa Pavone Femminile

The EUI’s first women’s football tournament will take place in June, running in parallel with the long-established Coppa Pavone. Coppa Pavone Femminile aims to bring six teams together to compete during early June, giving women the chance to have more time on the pitch and take part in both tournaments. The concept was created by […]

Rowing Club races in Venice

On 19 May the EUI Rowing Club will be taking part in the VogaLonga, a 32km rowing race through the canals of Venice. Around 1,800 boats will take part in the race which finishes in the Grand Canal. The EUI team will leave Florence on the morning of 18 May and return the day after […]

New School professor speaks at the EUI

On 20 May Professor Andrew Arato, from the New School for Social Research, will deliver a lecture on constitution-making in the Arab Spring. Arato is currently the New School’s Dorothy Hart Hirshon Professor of Political and Social Theory and he has taught at EHESS Paris and Sciences Po Paris. The event is co-organised by the […]

The State of the Union 2013

More than 140 members of the EUI community attended the third edition of The State of the Union conference, held last week at Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio. A total of 68 researchers and 32 fellows participated in the conference, in addition to 19 professors and 22 other members of the EUI community such as heads of […]

Marc Bloch Prize 2013

The EUI’s Marc Bloch Prize in Early Modern and Modern European History has this year been awarded to academics from EHESS Paris and the University of Oslo. The biannual award, which is now in its fifth year, was presented on 15 April and celebrates the best new MA thesis in early modern, modern or contemporary […]

Max Weber lecture on viral engagement

On 17 April Archong Fung, professor at Harvard Kennedy School, will give a lecture on ‘Viral engagement: fast, cheap and broad, but good for democracy?’  The lecture, organised by the Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies, will reflect on high profile online campaigns in 2011 and 2012. Fung will examine cases such as the shooting […]

Economics conference focusing on euro area

A one-day conference bringing together academics and economists to discuss the global economy, with a particular focus on the euro area. The event, on 26 April, is hosted by the Pierre Werner Chair Programme of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies.

MIT professor leads surveillance workshop

On 22 and 23 April, Professor Gary T Marx from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will run a workshop about surveillance and society. Marx will take a comparative approach to new technologies used for surveillance which cross national or other types of borders. The workshop will examine the cultural, ethical, political and social aspects of […]

Economics researcher awarded Ugo Foscolo Europe Research Fellowship

A fourth-year economics researcher has been awarded a two-year fellowship funded by UniCredit. The fellowship, announced on 25 February, will see Tommaso Oliviero move to the Centre for Studies in Economics and Finance at the University of Naples Federico II. He takes up the post in October, which is renewable for a further two years.

Two alumni to enter academia in France

Following their thesis defences in December, two EUI law alumni have recently been qualified as lecturers in France. The National Council of Universities (Conseil National des Universités, CNU) announced on 22 February that Charlotte Beaucillon and François-Xavier Millet are two of the 46 selected academics in law. They are now eligible to apply for academic […]