In memoriam

In Memoriam – Lorella Cedroni

It is incredibly difficult and sad to announce the death of a friend and colleague with whom I have shared many experiences and projects–including those looking to the future.  Words are not enough to describe Lorella, an extraordinary and courageous person. Lorella Cedroni (1961-2013), alumna researcher at the Department of Political and Social Sciences from […]

Frankie Masterson

The EUI is sad to communicate that Frankie Masterson, wife of former EUI President Patrick Masterson, passed away suddenly on 6 June. We extend our deepest sympathies to Patrick and her children Rosemary, Laurence, Lucy and Naomi and their families.  An obituary may be found here:

Michel Boisset

On May 2, Michel Boisset died in Paris, at the age of 79. From 1975 to 1983 Michel worked at the EUI: first, in the position of Deputy Director, and then as Director of the Library.  Along with Kenneth Humphreys, he was one of the founders of the EUI Library. Michel Boisset had begun his […]

In Memoriam – Maren Ipsen

The EUI mourns the loss of Maren Ipsen, who worked in the EUI Library for 25 years from 1976 until her retirement in 2001. The Institute extends its deepest sympathy to her family and friends.

In Memoriam – Albert Hirschman

Albert Hirschman, a celebrated economist who also spent time as a soldier, an interpreter and an insurgent, died on 10 December at the age of 97. He was presented with a EUI degree honoris causa in 2002. Hirschman’s early interest in economics took him from Berlin, where he was born on 7 April 1915, to […]

In Memoriam – Luigi Spaventa

Luigi Spaventa, economist and former Research Council member, died on 6 January aged 78 after a long illness. Spaventa was Professor Emeritus at the Sapienza University of Rome, where he studied in the 1950s, and member of the EUI’s Research Council from 1981 to 1988. Born in Rome on 5 March 1934, Spaventa left the […]

In Memoriam – Sergio Avian

Former EUI staff member Sergio Avian passed away on 5 August 2012. He was one of the earliest members of the Institute, entering into service in the Library in the autumn of 1975. He retired in 1994 and is fondly remembered by his colleagues.

In Memoriam – Stefania Galeazzi

Our friend and colleague, Stefania Galeazzi, passed away in June after a long and courageous fight against a serious illness.