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Elena Piernas-Estrada

Congratulations to Dorothy Estrada-Tanck  (LAW 2013) and Juan Jorge Piernas-López (LAW 2013) on the birth of their daughter Elena on 1 June 2015.  Elena is baby sister to Alonso in this growing EUI family!

Introducing… Théâtre Francophone

    ‘Seuls les yeux sont encore capable de pousser un cri’ – René Char    (Only the eyes are capable of screaming)  [Included as an introduction to Ivresse] Those seeking evenings of light-hearted, jovial entertainment had better make a swift volte-face now. Dabbling in the dark, the experimental, and the emotionally discordant, Théâtre Francophone is […]

Jens Behrendt new Director of Human Resources

The EUI has a new Director of Human Resources in the person of Jens Behrendt, who took up leadership of the EUI’s Personnel Service on 1 September.  The Service has been administered since 2005 by Roberto Nocentini, also Director of the Budget and Financial Services. Behrendt comes to the EUI with several years of international […]


Nikolas M. Rajkovic (SPS 2005-2009)  and Anna Sobczak (SPS 2003-2009), with their son Aleksander, proudly announce the birth of Viktoria Rajkovic.

EUI welcomes its new researchers in Fiesole

On Thursday evening, the EUI hosted its annual welcome reception for new PhD researchers and Fellows. The Reception took place in the ancient setting of Fiesole’s Roman theatre and included a guided tour of the museum and archaeological site. Against the twilight backdrop of Fiesole’s rolling hills, EUI President J.H.H Weiler gave a welcome address […]

EUI alumna Marina Calloni organises summer school at Milano Expo

Marina Calloni, an EUI alumna and professor in social and political philosophy at the University of Milano-Bicocca is organising a series of initiatives at this year’s Milano Expo. A summer school entitled Eating, Walking, Thinking will explore the cultural importance of food. Why do different communities eat different types of food? What factors determine cultural […]

State of the Staff returns with roaring success

On Tuesday this week, the second ever State of the Staff party was held in the grounds of Villa la Fonte at the EUI. Open to research associates, trainees and staff both current and retired, the evening offered a chance for colleagues to loosen their ties and socialise outside the office. This year’s event saw […]

Lea Johanna

Rostam J. Neuwirth (LAW 2005) and  Pui Mang Cheong, along with their son Elam Josef, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter and sister, Lea Johanna Neuwirth Cheong, who was born on 26 February in the Macau S.A.R. (China).  

Noa Laila

Zoe Bray (SPS 2004) and Christian Thauer (SPS  2011), announce the birth of their second child,  Noa Laila Thauer-Bray, on 1 February in Jerusalem, Israel.

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 […]