Alumni round-up September 2019

1989 Sergiv Voitovich (LAW 1989-1994) has published International Investment Law in the Arbitration Process (in English, Yurydvchnyi Svit, 268 pages). The book reveals the structure of international investment law, its interaction with other rules applied in the resolution of international investment disputes. The volumewill be of interest for practicing lawyers and scholars specialising in international investment law, […]

Alumni round-up

Thanks to alumni who have forwarded their news to the EUI.  We look forward to publishing a more comprehensive round-up at the end of November. Please send your news to [email protected] Daniel Guinea (SPS 1997) has just published an article on gender segregation in the latest issue of the American Sociological Review. Read the article here. […]

Migration and the future of Britain in Europe

On Wednesday evening 28 February, a committed audience braved blizzards to join EUI President Renaud Dehousse in a discussion about migration and the future of Britain in Europe at the Academy of Social Sciences in London. The event, which was coordinated by the Migration Policy Centre (MPC), brought an audience of EUI alumni and migration  […]

‘Los 3 Amigos’ at the United Nations

After a chance encounter in an elevator, Salvatore Zappalà, Ricardo García and Sergio Toro, once classmates at the EUI, have been reunited at the United Nations in New York.

Aoife Nolan elected to leading European rights committee

Professor Aoife Nolan (Law, 2001-2005) has been elected to the European Committee of Social Rights, the leading European monitoring mechanism on economic and social rights. ‘Given the recent challenges posed to human rights enjoyment in Europe, including the impact of the financial and economic crises, it’s a particularly interesting time to be on the Committee,’ […]

EUI alumna Marina Calloni organizes exhibit by Yazidi women

An exhibition highlighting the plight of women of Yazidi women who have fled the violence of Daesh is currently open at the University of Milano-Bicocca. “Photographs of Life in Khanke Camp”, which exhibits the work of six Yazidi women – Khawla Shamo, Klood Khedada, Bushra Qasim, Samia Jendo, Manal Barakat, Zina Hassan – who lived […]

Bernard Gbikpi

The Institute is sad to announce that Bernard Gbikpi, EUI Alumnus (SPS Department Class of 1989) passed away on 4 April 2017 at the age of 58, after a long and courageous fight against a serious illness. Bernard remained in close intellectual and social contact with the EUI community over the years, and was a familiar face […]

Alumna Stefania Baroncelli is new Vice-Rector in Bolzano

EUI Alumna Stefania Baroncelli has been appointed as Vice-Rector of the Free University of Bolzano. The lawyer, who was a researcher in LAW at the EUI between 1993-1998, has worked at the university in South Tyrol since 2002. After completing her PhD thesis on the Federal Reserve System and the European monetary union, Baroncelli stayed […]

Christian Huber (SPS ’76) on the early years

Christian H. Huber is an alumnus of the first cohort of EUI researchers in the SPS Department. He was a researcher from 1976-1979 and a junior research fellow from 1979-1980.  He is now retired from his post as a Director at the Secretariat-General of the European Parliament, where he worked for 35 years. The recent obituaries in EUI Life […]

EUI alumna Marina Calloni organises summer school at Milano Expo

Marina Calloni, an EUI alumna and professor in social and political philosophy at the University of Milano-Bicocca is organising a series of initiatives at this year’s Milano Expo. A summer school entitled Eating, Walking, Thinking will explore the cultural importance of food. Why do different communities eat different types of food? What factors determine cultural […]