Alumni news


Bar Fiasco at 40

As Bar Fiasco turns 40, EUI Life charts the history of the Institute’s most unique institution.

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 […]

Aoife Nolan elected to leading European rights committee

Professor Aoife Nolan (Law, 2001-2005) has been elected to the European Committee of Social Rights, the leading European monitoring mechanism on economic and social rights. ‘Given the recent challenges posed to human rights enjoyment in Europe, including the impact of the financial and economic crises, it’s a particularly interesting time to be on the Committee,’ […]

The Mauro Cappelletti Prize for the Best Thesis in Comparative Law

Vera Pavlou has won The Mauro Cappelletti Prize for the Best Thesis in Comparative Law, for her thesis on ‘Migrant domestic workers in the European Union: the role of law in constructing vulnerability’. The Law Department has awarded the prize every year since 2005 when an alumnus established the award to honour former EUI Professor Mauro […]

Vilfredo Pareto Prize for the Best Thesis in Economics

In 2017, the Vilfredo Pareto Prize for the Best Thesis in Economics will be awarded to Vincent Maurin for his thesis on ‘Information and credit frictions in financial markets’. 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 and […]

Best Thesis in EU Integration

‘It’s the story of the first willful non-enlargement of the European Community and a heated referendum campaign, with export-oriented business and political elites pushing for membership and the grassroots resisting.’ Haakon Andreas Ikonomou is not talking about Brexit, but rather his prize-winning thesis, ‘Europeans: Norwegian Diplomats and the Enlargement of the European Community, 1960-1972.’ The […]

The Linz Rokkan Prize in Political Sociology

One might expect a left-wing government to support measures which promoted equality in education by denying parents the choice. Yet Haberstroh noticed that since the 1980s, left-wing parties have also supported parental choice in schools. ‘Why would left-wing governments introduce school choice when this enforces inequality?’ she wondered.

EUI alumna Marina Calloni organizes exhibit by Yazidi women

An exhibition highlighting the plight of women of Yazidi women who have fled the violence of Daesh is currently open at the University of Milano-Bicocca. “Photographs of Life in Khanke Camp”, which exhibits the work of six Yazidi women – Khawla Shamo, Klood Khedada, Bushra Qasim, Samia Jendo, Manal Barakat, Zina Hassan – who lived […]

Alumna Stefania Baroncelli is new Vice-Rector in Bolzano

EUI Alumna Stefania Baroncelli has been appointed as Vice-Rector of the Free University of Bolzano. The lawyer, who was a researcher in LAW at the EUI between 1993-1998, has worked at the university in South Tyrol since 2002. After completing her PhD thesis on the Federal Reserve System and the European monetary union, Baroncelli stayed […]

Santino

Yvette Peters (SPS 2007-2011) and Michaël Tatham (SPS 2006-2010) are happy to announce the birth of Santino in November 2015 in Bergen, Norway.