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.
Latvia’s former president told an audience at the EUI that the Eurozone crisis is “a serious threat to the survival of European democracy,” as citizens are increasingly drawn to solutions offered by extremist political parties.
Andrew Gimber was awarded the SUERF (The European Money and Finance Forum) Marjolin Prize for his paper ‘Bank Resolution, Bailouts and the Time Consistency Problem’.
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’.
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.
Professor Antonella Romano was awarded the Médaille de la Ville de Tours at the Centre d’Etudes Supérieures de la Renaissance for her work on Renaissance studies.
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.
The EUI’s Annual Climate Policy Conference is the occasion when new research evaluating EU climate policies is presented to and discussed by invited participants from the policy community.
Alessandro Masselli (Logistics Service) and Cécile Brière (Budget & Financial Service) announce the birth of their son, Benoît, on 18 September.