Brigid Laffan receives lifetime achievement award
Professor Brigid Laffan, Director of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, was presented with the UACES Lifetime Achievement Award. Laffan was honoured during the Gala Dinner of the 2014 UACES (The Academic Association for Contemporary European Studies) Annual Conference in Cork. During the event, Laffan was recognised for her “outstanding record of academic achievement, professional service and public engagement.”
Speaking to EUI Life, Laffan remarked that, “UACES played a very important part in my formation as a young scholar in the 1980s. I was therefore deeply honoured to receive this prestigious award.”
Professor Laffan is also the director of the Global Governance Programme. Her new book, The European Union and Its Member States, will be published by Palgrave Macmillan on the 15th January 2015.