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Inside the AEL’s celebrated summer school

The cafeteria may be a bit quieter, and the coffee line at the bar a bit shorter, but just because it’s July doesn’t mean that the European University Institute has ceased to be a hive of academic activity. Each summer, as the sun starts to show its teeth and the morning bike ride up to […]

Vincent Réveillère wins two thesis prizes

Congratulations to 2017 Law alumnus Vincent Réveillère, who has been awarded two thesis prizes in France. Vincent was recently named the recipient of the 2018  Prix Pierre-Henri Teitgen, awarded each year to a doctoral thesis in Law, written in French, that contributes to knowledge about European integration. In addition, he also received the 2018 Best Thesis […]

The Linz-Rokkan Prize in Political Sociology

Juan Masullo Jimenez has won the Linz Rokkan Prize in Political Sociology for his thesis on ‘A theory of civilian noncooperation with armed groups: Civilian agency and self-protection in the Colombian civil war’. The Department of Political and Social Sciences has conferred the prize, named in honour of political sociologists Stein Rokkan and Juan Linz, […]

The Mauro Cappelletti Prize for the Best Thesis in Comparative Law 2018

Zane Rasnača has won The Mauro Cappelletti Prize for the Best Thesis in Comparative Law, for her thesis, entitled ‘First or one among equals?: The CJEU and the construction of EU social policy’. The Law Department has awarded the prize every year since 2005 when an alumnus established the award to honour former EUI Professor […]

The Vilfredo Pareto Prize for the Best Thesis in Economics 2018

The Vilfredo Pareto Prize for the Best Thesis in Economics for 2018 will be awarded to Andresa Lagerborg for her thesis on ‘Essays in Macroeconomics: Confidence, Business Cycles and Fertility’. The award pays tribute to Vilfredo Pareto, an Italian sociologist, economist, political scientist and philosopher who lived and worked in Florence and Fiesole between 1882 […]

The James Kaye Memorial Prize for the Best Thesis in History and Visuality 2018

In 2018, the James Kaye Memorial Prize in History and Visuality will be awarded to Cloe Cavero de Carondelet for her thesis on ‘Art, piety and conflict in early modern Spain: the religious and artistic patronage of Cardinal Bernardo de Sandoval between Toledo and Rome (1599-1618)’. The prize is awarded every two years, to the […]

From Pennyslvania to Florence and back again

The EUI attracts many scholars from different disciplines and countries, but not only from the European Union.  Nancy Hirschmann, a professor of political science and recent director of the Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania in the United States, spent the spring semester as a Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow at the […]

Meet the prof: Juho Härkönen (SPS)

Professor Juho Härkönen is among the newest professors at the EUI, yet he is no stranger to its unique charm. Härkönen first came to the Institute in 2003 to undertake his PhD, which he defended in 2007. Now, after spending time in Yale and Stockholm, he has returned to the EUI to take up a […]

New faculty arrivals in January

The EUI is delighted to welcome a number of new professors on a full-time basis this month. Professor Martin Ruhs joins the EUI to become Chair in Migration Studies and Deputy Director of the Migration Policy Centre at the Robert Schuman Centre. Professor Ruhs’ research focuses on the economics and politics of international migration, with […]

Alumnus Michaël Tatham wins 2017 UACES Best Book Prize

Professor Michaël Tatham (SPS 2006-2010) has been awarded the 2017 Best Book Prize from the academic association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) for his work With, Without, or Against the State? How European regions play the Brussels game. The award, which Professor Tatham accepted in Krakow earlier this month, is awarded each year to the […]