EUI Life N. 5

EUI Researchers present work at Quirinale

EUI researchers and post-doctoral fellows, accompanied by President Joseph Weiler and Secretary-General Pasquale Ferrara, were received by the President of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano at the Palazzo Quirinale in Rome

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.

Director of Historical Archives retires

On 1 March 2013, Jean-Marie Palayret retired after many years in charge of a crucial and demanding service at the Historical Archives of the European Union (HAEU).  As archivist and historian – he was associate professor in charge of the history of European integration at the Institut des Hautes Etudes européennes in Strasbourg for 10 […]

EUI president-elect meets Pope Benedict XVI

The EUI’s president-elect met with Pope Benedict XVI in Rome on 30 January. Joseph Weiler, currently Joseph Straus Professor of Law at New York University, will take up the EUI presidency in September. In addition to the audience with the Pope, during his Rome visit Weiler was awarded a Cavaliere di Gran Croce from Italian President Giorgio Napolitano and a laurea honoris […]

EUI researchers teach Italian students

Researchers from all EUI departments are teaching in Italian schools as part of the Festival of Europe. This spring 12 researchers will be giving lessons on aspects of the European Union to secondary school pupils in English and Italian. The wide range of topics discussed includes European law, federalism, human rights, immigration and political behaviour. […]

Coming up: Max Weber lecture on economic policy

On 20 March Tim Besley, economics and political science professor at the London School of Economics, will give a lecture on ‘Developments in the political economy of economic policy’. The interdisciplinary lecture is part of a series which takes place on the third Wednesday of the month, organised by the Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral […]

CIFA sponsored child writes to the EUI

The EUI has received a letter from Srey Pi, an eight-year-old Cambodian child who is being sponsored following a collection at the Institute. In the letter, copied below, Srey Pi thanks members of the EUI for supporting her and tells readers that she is 18th out of 39 students in her class. In December members of […]

EUI alumni at the ECB

As reported by Cosimo Pancaro, Tuomas Peltonen and Matthias Rau-Goehring, there is a thriving community of EUI alumni at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt. While most of the 24 alumni at the ECB are economists, all four departments of the EUI and the RSCAS are represented among them. The network meets regularly for lunch, and acts as […]

Conferring Ceremony on 14 June

Registration is now open to participate in the 2013 EUI Conferring Ceremony, which will be held on Friday 14 June 2013. The Degree Conferring Ceremony is open to alumni (both recent and non-recent) who wish to take part in a formal graduation event and receive a ceremonial Ph.D. or LL.M. diploma. Deadline for registration is 3 June 2013. […]

Administrative staff round-up

Congratulations are in order for a number of administrative staff who have assumed new positions as temporary or contract agents, since the beginning of this year. New Temporary Agents include Judith Przyrowski and Fatma Sayed in Academic Services; Alessandra Torre in the Personnel Service; Sarah St John in the President’s Office;  and Raul Pessoa in […]