Former EUI staff member Sergio Avian passed away on 5 August 2012. He was one of the earliest members of the Institute, entering into service in the Library in the autumn of 1975. He retired in 1994 and is fondly remembered by his colleagues.
Our friend and colleague, Stefania Galeazzi, passed away in June after a long and courageous fight against a serious illness.
On the eve of his retirement, Eric Gallo speaks of the unthinkable evolution that has taken place at the EUI across five decades.
Economics professor Ramon Marimon has accepted the office of president of the Society of Economic Dynamics; the first European to take up the position.
A former special advisor to Human Rights Watch (HRW) and past consultant to Oxfam will join the Department of Law in September.
The Swiss Chair Professor in Federalism and Democracy will spend the academic year at the celebrated US institution.
Two professors will join the Department of History and Civilization (HEC) this September, focusing on gender history and comparative history of Europe.
Four professors will join the Department of Political and Social Sciences (SPS) this September, bringing with them research projects and expertise in areas such as Islamic extremism and European education.
Giovanni Federico has been nominated president-elect of the European Historical Economics Society. He will take up the office in 2013.
The annual scientific award in memory of Urmas Sepp of the Bank of Estonia (€2300) goes to Aleksei Netsunajev , a third year researcher of the Economics Department.