HR In the Spotlight: 31st May 2019

Staffing update (May 2019) Join us in wishing a big welcome to all the new arrivals who have joined the EUI in May, and a fond farewell to all those leaving. Welcome to: Olga Griaznova, Research Associate (RSCAS); Peter Ivanov, Administrator (STG); Ruta Liepina, Academic Collaborator (LAW); Ioana-Elena Oana, Research Fellow (SPS); Rebecca Ravalli, Academic […]

Dr. Francesca Iurlaro wins Antonio Cassese Thesis Prize

Congratulations to EUI alumna in Law Dr. Francesca Iurlaro, who has been awarded the Antonio Cassese Prize for the best doctoral thesis in the field of international Law for her EUI doctoral dissertation, Unpuzzling Customary International Law: The Invention of Customary Law of Nations from Francisco de Vitoria to Emer de Vattal. Dr. Iurlaro is […]

The State of The Staff 2019

A downpour of rain was not enough to dampen the spirits of the valiant EUI staff members who made the trek up the hill to Villa Salviati last week to participate in the seventh annual staff celebration, the State of The Staff (SOS). 150 staff members from different villas across the Institute and their guests […]

Flying Like Herons: The First Annual Coppa Airone Tournament

24 teams from across the EUI flew like herons in the first annual edition of the Coppa Airone beach volleyball tournament, which took place on the 11th-12th of May. The tournament, organised by the EUI Beach Volley Club, ‘The Herons’, included teams of researchers, staff, visiting fellows, partners and friends, and saw four teams storm […]

EUI Rowing Team compete in Vienna’s Wienerachter races

The EUI Rowing Team, fresh from their victory at the De Gasperi Schuman Cup last month, have triumphed again with a strong performance in Vienna’s Wienerachter rowing races. The EUI team competed in a five-kilometre race, rowing 2.5 kilometres upstream in the Donaukanal in central Vienna, before turning and rowing a further 2.5 kilometres downstream […]

HR in the Spotlight: 23rd April 2019

Staffing update (April 2019) Join us in wishing a big welcome to all the new arrivals who have joined the EUI in April, and a fond farewell to all those leaving. Welcome to: Mariaclaudia Carella, Project Associate (RSC); Catharine Carstens, Trainee (MWP); Clara Cuccu, Trainee (HAEU); Gabriele Cusimano, Trainee (CS); Cristina Dalpiaz, Trainee (CS); Christopher […]

EUI rowers triumph in the De Gasperi Schuman Cup

The EUI community turned out in force on Saturday April 13 to support the EUI Rowing Team and their competitors from across Europe as they raced on Florence’s Arno River in the 2019 edition of the De Gasperi Schuman Cup. A range of rowing clubs came from across Europe to compete, with the support of the EUI community who watched and cheered them on from the boathouse. After a […]

Announcing the winners of the 3 Minute Ph.D. Competition

The winners of the 3 Minute Ph.D. Competition were announced last night in an awards ceremony at Bar Fiasco. First prize went to Samuel Schmid, a fourth-year researcher in the SPS Department, for his video on citizenship and immigration policy. Samuel won financial support for an article to be published through Open Access. Leon Dijkman, […]

In memoriam: Alessandro Pizzorno

  It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our colleague and friend Professor Alessandro De Giovanni Pizzorno on the 4th of April 2019, at the age of 95. Professor Pizzorno worked at the EUI as a full-time professor at the Department of Political and Social Sciences from 1986 to 1994, and […]

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 […]