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EUI alumna wins promising research award

A former researcher from the EUI’s Department of Political and Social Sciences has received the Theseus Award for Promising Research on European Integration. Theresa Kuhn won the awarded for her thesis, ‘Individual transnationalism and EU support. An empirical test of Deutsch’s transactionalist theory’, which she defended at the EUI in 2011. The award was presented […]

EUI's new president announced

The EUI High Council has named Professor Joseph Weiler, former EUI professor and currently at New York University (NYU) School of Law, as the Institute’s new president. Professor Weiler will begin his term as president on 1 September 2013, when the president ad interim Marise Cremona will return to her full-time position as professor at […]

Best thesis award for former fellow

A former Max Weber fellow has received the Best Thesis Award by the Franco-German University, for her work “Europeanization of party competition in France, German and the UK (1986-2009)”. Isabelle Guinaudeau defended her thesis in 2011, before spending a year at the EUI as a fellow where she researched French law-making in taxation, nuclear energy […]

Historical Archives aides award-winner

An academic from the University of Strasbourg has won the 2012 Jean-Baptiste Duroselle award for her PhD thesis, which she completed after researching at the Historical Archives of the European Union. Maria Gainar received a  Sörensen grant to visit the archives at the EUI campus in 2011, for her thesis examining the beginning of European political […]

History thesis wins translation award

An alumnus from the Department of History and Civilization has won an award to have his published thesis translated into English. Rengenier Rittersma defended his German-language thesis, “‘Da Capo’. Das Nachleben des Grafen Lamoraal von Egmont (1522-1568) in es europaeischen Kulturgeschichte bis zur Weimarer Klassik: eine mythogenetische Studie”, at the EUI in 2006. The work […]

Sebastian Schwenen wins essay award

Sebastian Schwenen (THINK Team Member and Research Assistant at the Florence School of Regulation) won the European Association for Research in Industrial Economic’s Young Economists’ Essay Award for his ‘exceptionally innovative and high-level paper’ on “Strategic Bidding in Multiunit Auctions with Capacity Constrained Bidders: The New York Capacity Market”. The prize carries an award of […]

Anna Triandafyllidou appointed Programme Director for Cultural Diversity at the Global Governance Programme

As of 1 October 2012, Anna Triandafyllidou is Programme Director and Coordinator of the Research Strand ‘Cultural Diversity’ at the Global Governance Programme. Triandafyllidou was also confirmed for the 3rd consecutive year as the National Expert on Greece for the OECD network of experts on international migration (SOPEMI) and as the National Editor for Greece of […]

Library blog launches

In September the EUI library officially launched its blog, where staff members report on the latest news from academia both within and outside of the Institute
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