In memoriam

In memoriam – Sigrid Oloff Montinari

In memory of Sigrid Oloff Montinari (10 January 1940 – 1  September 2016) Sigrid Oloff Montinari passed away in Florence on 1 September at the age of 76. Ms Oloff Montinari worked at the Institute from late 1983 to her retirement in 2005. She served with dedication and commitment, first in the Library and then at the […]

In memoriam – Vincenzo Schioppa Narrante (1956-2016)

The EUI is grieved to have lost its Secretary-General, Vincenzo Schioppa Narrante, just half-a-year after his arrival.  Mr. Schioppa Narrante died in the early hours of 24 August at the San Leonardo Hospital in Salerno, where he was being treated for injuries he suffered in a serious traffic accident earlier in the month. Vincenzo Schioppa […]

In memoriam – Geoffrey Hand

The EUI has learned that Geoffrey Hand, one of the founding faculty members of the EUI Law Department, died earlier this year. Professor Hand received his BA in History from the University College Dublin, and his DPhil from the University of Oxford in 1960, for his research on medieval Irish law. After holding lectureships at […]

Remembering Hans Daalder

Professor Hans Daalder passed away in the Hague on the 4th of April 2016 at the age of 88. Beyond his intellectual and academic achievements, he deserves a special tribute in EUI Life for his role as a founder of the EUI and of its department of Political and Social Sciences. As a political scientist he […]

In memoriam – Jaap Dronkers

The Institute was sad to learn of the passing of one of its former professors, Jaap Dronkers, who died on 30 March. Professor Jaap Dronkers worked in the Political and Social Sciences Department from 2001 to 2009. He was a quantitative sociologist who specialised and published widely in the areas of education and social inequality. He supervised […]

In memoriam – Mario Nerici

The EUI regrets to inform the community of the death of Mr. Mario Nerici, who worked at the EUI from 1975 until February 2000. Mario came to the Institute in 1975, working as a driver for the EUI’s then-President Max Kohnstamm.  He soon transferred to the Library,  where he was a valued colleague in the […]

In memoriam – Professor Mike Artis

The EUI is very sad to learn of the passing of former Economics Professor Michael J. Artis on 8 January. Professor Artis was a full-time professor at the EUI from 1995 through 2003, and subsequently returned for research visits in 2004 and 2005. A loyal friend to the Institute, Professor Artis generously donated to the […]

In memoriam – Josip Peic

The EUI is very sad to announce the tragic passing of one of its first-year researchers, Josip Peic, who died unexpectedly on 24 November 2015. Josip, of Serbian nationality, matriculated in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the beginning of this academic year.  He came to the EUI to write a dissertation on […]

In memoriam – Roger Morgan

Professor Roger Morgan, who was a full-time professor in the Department of Political and Social Sciences from August 1988 to July 1996, has passed away. The EUI expresses its deep condolences to Prof. Morgan’s wife Katy and its solidarity with her at this painful time. The funeral service will be held at Golders Green Crematorium […]

In memoriam – William Klinger

The EUI community is mourning William Klinger who died in tragic circumstances last Saturday in New York, where he was expected to lecture on the history of Yugoslavia, one of his major topics. William was a lively person, full of enthusiasms and  interests. Aged 42, he lived with his wife and two children in Gradisca, […]