Alumnus praised by the Vatican

Dr Alexander Stummvoll has won the biannual international young researchers’ award for the promotion of Catholic Social Doctrine from the Vatican Foundation in Rome. Dr Stummvoll received the accolade for his PhD thesis, entitled A Living Tradition: The Holy See, Catholic Social Doctrine, and Global Politics, 1965-2000. Speaking to EUI Life, Stummvoll explained that his thesis “studies how, amidst the complexities of […]

Weiler to deliver lecture on bees

Professor Joseph Weiler, President of the EUI and avid beekeeper, will be describing the life of the hive when he gives a guest lecture at the British Institue of Florence next Wednesday, 28 January. The talk is entitled “The Secret Life of Bees” and will take place at 6pm in the Sala Ferragamo in the Harold Acton Library. Tickets will be €5.

EUI pays tribute to the victims of the Parisian tragedies

Staff and researchers have observed a one minute silence in honour of those killed in the recent Parisian tragedies at Charlie Hebdo and the Kosher Supermarket. Gatherings were held at noon at eight locations across the EUI.

The Heritage of Mauro Cappelletti recognised at the Palazzo Vecchio

A conference to honour the memory of Mauro Cappelletti has taken place at the Palazzo Vecchio. Those participating in discussions included EUI president J.H.H. Weiler and Italian Constitutional Court judge Marta Cartabia. Also taking part as a panellist an the event was Hanna Eklund, a Swedish law researcher at the EUI. After the event, she told […]

EUI sponsors Cambodian girl

In 2015 the EUI will continue to support the education of Srey Pi, a young Cambodian girl who, thanks to the contributions of the EUI community, attends the Russey Keo Primary School in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Srey Pi is now in the third grade at the boarding school, and the EUI has been her sponsor […]

Richard Portes: ‘I get angry, I’ve been angry for a while’

Professor Richard Portes focused his anger on the lack of trust in the European Central Bank (ECB) and those who seek to scapegoat the bailed out nations of southern Europe. “I get angry” he said as he thumped the table, “I’ve been angry for a while.” “The public” he said “doesn’t trust the ECB. This […]

Srey Pi receives EUI support

The EUI has received a letter from Srey Pi, the Cambodian girl supported since 2012 by the EUI community through the Italian charity CIFA. Srey Pi lives in Phnom Penh and is now in third grade.  She is happy about her progress at school and the school reports she sent us show she is doing well in […]

Interviews from the '10 Years of the new Europe' conference

To mark the 10th anniversary of the eastern enlargement, the EUI hosted a Conference aimed to understand and assess the impact of the European Union on the new Member States and to examine how the policies, governance and institutions of EU have been influenced by these counties. A reflection on geopolitics and on the economic integration […]

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 […]

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 […]