Alumni news

In memoriam: Paola Monzini

Paola Monzini left us last June 2017 in the pianetti of Sorano. She enrolled at the European University Institute in 1989 in the Department of Political and Social Sciences, and worked under the supervision of Professor Alessandro Pizzorno. Her thesis was published as the monograph Gruppi criminali a Napoli e Marsiglia: La delinquenza organizzata nella […]

Cristina Blanco made Santander Senior Fellow at the University of Oxford

EUI alum Dr. Cristina Blanco Sío-López (HEC, 2008;  Sørensen Fellow, 2016) is very honoured to communicate her selection as Santander Senior Fellow in Iberian and European Studies at the European Studies Centre, based at St. Antony’s College of the University of Oxford. Cristina currently coordinates a research project on the history of the ‘EU’s Free […]

Former EUI professor among first inductees to prestigious Gender Justice Legacy Wall

Ruth Rubio Marín, a former Professor of Constitutional and Public Comparative Law at the EUI, has been chosen as one of the first inductees to the Gender Justice Legacy Wall at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. The Gender Justice Legacy Wall was launched in December at the United Nations in New York. […]

EUI alumnus wins ERC grant

The great and good of EUI years gone by continue to make waves in the broader academic community. The latest alumnus to make a splash is Roland Erne, who undertook his PhD in Political Science at the Institute between 1998 and 2002. Erne, who has been teaching international and comparative employment relations at University College […]

‘Los 3 Amigos’ at the United Nations

After a chance encounter in an elevator, Salvatore Zappalà, Ricardo García and Sergio Toro, once classmates at the EUI, have been reunited at the United Nations in New York.

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 […]