A former special advisor to Human Rights Watch (HRW) and past consultant to Oxfam will join the Department of Law in September.
The Swiss Chair Professor in Federalism and Democracy will spend the academic year at the celebrated US institution.
Two professors will join the Department of History and Civilization (HEC) this September, focusing on gender history and comparative history of Europe.
Four professors will join the Department of Political and Social Sciences (SPS) this September, bringing with them research projects and expertise in areas such as Islamic extremism and European education.
Giovanni Federico has been nominated president-elect of the European Historical Economics Society. He will take up the office in 2013.
The annual scientific award in memory of Urmas Sepp of the Bank of Estonia (€2300) goes to Aleksei Netsunajev , a third year researcher of the Economics Department.
Andrew Gimber was awarded the SUERF (The European Money and Finance Forum) Marjolin Prize for his paper ‘Bank Resolution, Bailouts and the Time Consistency Problem’.
Professor Pepper D Culpepper from the EUI’s Department of Political and Social Sciences has been awarded the 2012 Stein Rokkan Prize in Comparative Social Science Research, for his 2011 work ‘Quiet Politics and Business Power: Corporate Control in Europe and Japan’.
Professor Antonella Romano was awarded the Médaille de la Ville de Tours at the Centre d’Etudes Supérieures de la Renaissance for her work on Renaissance studies.