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HR in the spotlight: 25th January 2019

Join us in wishing a big welcome to all the new arrivals who have joined the EUI in January, and a fond farewell to all those leaving. Welcome to: Abdullah Al-Jabassini, Research Associate (RSCAS); Elena Asciutti, Outreach Development Officer (Office of the President); Mihaela Chirovici, Accounting Officer (BFS, Accounting Unit); Valerio Di Domenico, SAP Finance […]

HR in the Spotlight: 26th September 2018

EUI has seen many new arrivals in September, and sadly waved goodbye to some staff. Welcome to: Marcel Albu, ICT Officer (ICT); Nina Bobkova, Full-time Assistant Professor (ECO); Miriam Boussairi, Trainee (SPS); Anne Bruch, Administrative assistant (HAEU); Jesus Bueren, Full-time Assistant Professor (ECO); Giacomo Calzolari, Full-time Professor (ECO); Tiziana Caponio, Marie Curie Fellow (RSCAS); Stefano […]

Mel Marquis appointed to professorship in Beijing

Mel Marquis, part-time professor in Law, has been appointed as the 2016 CUFE Chair Professor of the Law School of China’s Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing. Mel received his LL.M. degree at the EUI in 2000, having arrived here on a Fulbright Scholarship. He has been working at the Institute as part-time […]

Language Centre launches Italy talks

Do you know your Machiavelli from your Mazzini? Cavour from Casanova? If these names elicit only hazy recollections from your school days, then a new lecture series organised by  Simone Testa, in conjunction with the Language Centre will provide a welcome addition to your academic schedule. Simone Testa, who is a Research Fellow at the […]

Human trafficking syllabus available online

Neil Howard, a Marie Curie Fellow at the EUI, is part of a team of over 150 academics and practitioners who have contributed to a new e-syllabus known as the Beyond Trafficking and Slavery (BTS) Short Course. Neil Howard is based at the Migration Policy Centre where he is working on a project entitled ‘The […]

SURVEILLE informs European Parliament resolution

The European Parliament (EP) has passed a strongly worded resolution on surveillance drawing on the findings of the SURVEILLE research project, based at the European University Institute (EUI). The SURVEILLE project was headed by Martin Scheinin, Professor of International Law and Human Rights at the EUI. It is a cross-disciplinary research project funded by the […]

Zygmunt Bauman: “we either cooperate or we go down together"

Every seat was taken in the Badia’s theatre on Wednesday for a colloquium between Zygmunt Bauman and Joseph Weiler. The discussion focused on the future of transnational universities and sought to explore their strengths and deficiencies and to ask if they are in need a of new justification.

New working paper on independence referendums

EUDO Citizenship has published a working paper asking who should vote and who should be offered citizenship in the upcoming Scottish referendum. In the paper, a group of EUI academics “consider the interrelations between eligibility criteria for participation in independence referendum” and reflect on other separatist movements in Catalonia, Flanders and Quebec. One of the […]

Study indicates that more information increases the chance of a Scottish yes vote

Voters taking part in Scotland’s referendum for independence on 18th September are more likely to vote ‘yes’ if presented with more information. This is according to a study tilted, ‘How Information Shapes Voting Behaviour: An Experimental Study on the Scottish Referendum’, to be presented to the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) conference in Glasgow […]

Bellamy: ‘honour and a pleasure’ to lecture at Royal Irish Academy

Professor Richard Bellamy has delivered a lecture to an audience of the Royal Irish Academy which included the president of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins. The lecture on ‘International Human Rights and Democratic Public Ethics’ explored the relationship between human rights, democracy and the Judiciary and hosted by the University of Limerick. Speaking to EUI Life, […]