De Gasperi Schuman Rowing Cup 2019

  Teams from across Europe will race under the Ponte Vecchio in this year’s De Gasperi Schuman Cup.  In the sixth year of this closely-fought rowing competition, six teams will race each other on the Arno on Saturday the 13th of April from 9.00 – 16.00. The teams competing will be: the Società Canottagio di Firenze, JRC-Ispra, Maastrichtsche Watersportclub, ESCP […]

Migration and the future of Britain in Europe

On Wednesday evening 28 February, a committed audience braved blizzards to join EUI President Renaud Dehousse in a discussion about migration and the future of Britain in Europe at the Academy of Social Sciences in London. The event, which was coordinated by the Migration Policy Centre (MPC), brought an audience of EUI alumni and migration  […]

Bar Fiasco at 40

As Bar Fiasco turns 40, EUI Life charts the history of the Institute’s most unique institution.

MENA region needs international cooperation, say experts

A high-level conference on the challenges facing the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region paved the way for an innovative EUI summer school last week. The Middle East Directions Programme (MEDirections) conference, ‘Beyond Borders and States’, examined who pulls the strings of power in the globalised Middle East. Over three days, experts and scholars took […]

The Academy of European Law Summer schools welcome worldwide guests

The Academy of European Law (AEL) summer schools have become ‘a real drawcard,’ for legal scholars and practitioners said Professor Nehal Bhuta. ‘Every year, the summer school here attracts a multinational, well-qualified group with a diverse range of perspectives,’ he told EUI Life. This year, participants in the summer schools on human rights law and European […]

Onwards and upwards: the EUI celebrates its graduates

The European University Institute celebrated the achievements of this year’s PhD and LLM graduates at the annual conferring ceremony on Friday. Sixty-five PhD, two LLM and two Honoris Causa degrees were conferred during the two-hour ceremony. Four EUI Alumni also received prizes for their exceptional research. ‘Getting here is no small feat, but this time […]

EUI Theatre Group – The Clothes They Stood Up In.

Just as the distant couple are learning to live without the possessions which bound their lives, the entire contents of their house are returned to them. ‘I felt as though I had been burgled twice,’ Mrs Ransome reflected, mourning the loss of her everyday adventures.

CMPF Summer School Tackles Fake News

This year’s CMPF summer school, which tackles ‘Journalism in the digital age: responding to propaganda and fake news’, runs from 5-9 June. It offers training to 28 young journalist and media practitioners and is a unique networking opportunity.

Coppa Pavone 2017 Opening Ceremony

The Coppa Pavone kicked off last night in spectacular style, with tense matches for both the mixed and Femminile teams. Early in the evening, New Team were victorious over the now-established  Flush Royale, whilst the tight battle between last year’s CPF champions Weberly Hills and second-place Communardes ultimately ended with the ladies in red coming […]

The Festival of Arts 2017

There was magic in the air at the Festival of Arts, which took place in the beautiful gardens of Villa Raimondi yesterday evening. The annual event, which was created in 2013, brought the EUI community and local Florentines together for an evening of music, poetry and peaceful reflection. This year’s programme, organised by the 4B “Pro Arts Group”, began […]