EUI Life N. 15

MWP Social issues for Social Sciences Conference

The Max Weber Programme will hold its 8th Social Issues for Social Sciences Conference from 11 – 13 June 2014, at the Badia. The conference is meant to provide a perspective of the Max Weber Fellows contributions to social sciences and humanities in research and academia. It will also be a forum to foster cross-disciplinary and […]

New alumni chapter in Bulgaria

EUI alumni in Bulgaria are organizing an alumni chapter in Sofia. SPS alumnus Svet Andreev writes to report that around 15 former researchers and fellows are in touch with each other, and several of them from Bulgaria and one from neighbouring Macedonia met in December 2013 to launch the group. Yordanka (Dani) Chobanova (SPS 2003 […]

Alumni resources

The EUI alumni directory is a personal web portal providing access to a range of resources and interactive sections, including job vacancies, group events,  alumni interviews and other news. In the section Alumni Highlights, readers find articles based on interviews with former EUI members. If you would like more information on the alumni directory, or would enjoy […]

The Long Global Crisis c. 1912 -1922

To mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, a series of events at the end of May and the beginning of June will be held in the Department of History with the participation of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and the Max Weber Programme. On 29 May at 14.00 […]

Alumni Weekend – save the date

The annual EUI Alumni Weekend will be held over 25 – 28 September 2014. While the programme is now being developed, the event will include a Careers Day where EUI members can network with alumni working in international organisations, NGOs, private companies and various European institutions. Among other events, there will be a conference and […]

EUI-COE alumni brunch

Nanette Neuwahl, AA Executive Committee member writes to report that alumni from the EUI and the College of Europe (COE) enjoyed a joint brunch in Brussels on 18 May at the Orangerie du Parc D’Egmont in Brussels. Around 45 graduates of the two institutions spent a sunny morning and afternoon in the park, and plans […]

Alumni round-up

2003 Alumnus Matthieu Liethaert (SPS 2003 – 2009) won the Best TV press documentary award 2013 in Belgium for his film “The Brussels Business”. The film, which grew out of his EUI thesis, deals with the interconnections between EU decision making and lobbying and thus dives into the grey zone underneath European democracy. 2004 Congratulations […]

2014 Conferring Ceremony

The 2014 conferring ceremony will be held on Friday 13 June at 15.00 in the church of the Badia Fiesolana. At this year’s ceremony, the EUI will award Honoris Causa degrees to Columbia University Professor of Sociology Saskia Sassen and UCLA Professor of History Carlo Ginzburg. EUI dissertation prizes to be awarded include the Mauro […]