Alumni news

Cristina Blanco made Santander Senior Fellow at the University of Oxford

EUI alum Dr. Cristina Blanco Sío-López (HEC, 2008;  Sørensen Fellow, 2016) is very honoured to communicate her selection as Santander Senior Fellow in Iberian and European Studies at the European Studies Centre, based at St. Antony’s College of the University of Oxford. Cristina currently coordinates a research project on the history of the ‘EU’s Free […]

Former EUI professor among first inductees to prestigious Gender Justice Legacy Wall

Ruth Rubio Marín, a former Professor of Constitutional and Public Comparative Law at the EUI, has been chosen as one of the first inductees to the Gender Justice Legacy Wall at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. The Gender Justice Legacy Wall was launched in December at the United Nations in New York. […]

EUI alumnus wins ERC grant

The great and good of EUI years gone by continue to make waves in the broader academic community. The latest alumnus to make a splash is Roland Erne, who undertook his PhD in Political Science at the Institute between 1998 and 2002. Erne, who has been teaching international and comparative employment relations at University College […]

‘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,’ […]

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 […]

Cristina Blanco Sío-López edits special issue of Regions and Cohesion

Cristina Blanco Sío-López (HEC, 2003) is glad to announce the publication of a special issue of Regions and Cohesion. Journal of the Consortium for Comparative Research on Regional Integration and Social Cohesion (RISC). The special Winter 2015 (5:3) issue, of which she was guest editor and scientific coordinator, is entitled ‘Policy Innovation, Regional Integration and […]

Alumni round-up

EUI Life has recently received the below news from our alumni: 1978 Edward Chaney (HEC 1978) is back at the EUI as a Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow in the Department of History and Civilization.  He’s pleased to announce that his singer-songwriter daughter Olivia has been well-received in New York and will soon have an album […]

Simona Talani full professor at King's College London

Simona Talani, who defended her Ph.D. in the SPS department in 1998, was recently inaugurated as full Professor of International Political Economy at King’s College London. Simona is on the faculty in the Department of European & International Studies, and has just published an edited volume with EUI ECO alumni Pompeo della Posta entitled Europe […]

Dissertation prizes to former MWP fellow Phillip Ayoub

Former Max Weber Fellow Phillip Ayoub has been awarded two prestigious prizes for his PhD thesis, ‘When States ‘Come Out’: The Politics of Visibility and the Diffusion of Sexual Minority Rights in Europe’, defended in 2013 in the Department of Government at Cornell University. He won the 2014 American Political Science Association (APSA) Human Rights Section’s award […]