EU Commissioner advances idea of common migration policy

The European Commissioner for Home Affairs said in June that EU member states were too concerned with border and economic security to fulfil their duty to support the Arab Spring, and pushed for a Europe-wide migration policy.

EUI professor awarded Stein Rokkan Prize

Professor Pepper D Culpepper from the EUI’s Department of Political and Social Sciences has been awarded the 2012 Stein Rokkan Prize in Comparative Social Science Research, for his 2011 work ‘Quiet Politics and Business Power: Corporate Control in Europe and Japan’.

EUI Unites for Annual Conferring Ceremony

In June dozens of researchers gathered in the church of the Badia Fiesolana to formally accept their PhD or LLM certificates, while a number of awards for outstanding theses were also awarded.

Former library trainee honoured

The Swedish Association for Information Specialists has named Ingela Wahlgren Information Specialist of the Year 2012. Ingela was a stagiaire in the EUI library in 2005/06.

Births

Alessandro Masselli (Logistics Service) and Cécile Brière (Budget & Financial Service) announce the birth of their son, Benoît, on 18 September.