Department of History and Civilization

Best Thesis in EU Integration

‘It’s the story of the first willful non-enlargement of the European Community and a heated referendum campaign, with export-oriented business and political elites pushing for membership and the grassroots resisting.’ Haakon Andreas Ikonomou is not talking about Brexit, but rather his prize-winning thesis, ‘Europeans: Norwegian Diplomats and the Enlargement of the European Community, 1960-1972.’ The […]

History of Science Working Group

The History of Science (HoS) working group is one of the most active at the EUI. Now in its third year, the working group has plenty of material to think about this spring, given the impressive series of lectures on the topic developed by Professor of the History of Science Stéphane Van Damme. Already, the series has brought Dagmar […]

Ángel Alcalde wins Ivano Tognarini Dissertation Prize

Ángel Alcalde has been awarded the Ivano Tognarini Prize in Contemporary History for his Ph.D. dissertation War Veterans and Transnational Fascism: from Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany to Francoist Spain and Vichy France (1917-1940), which he defended in 2015 in the EUI Department of History and Civilization, under the supervision of Professor Federico Romero. The Prize is promoted by the […]

Michael J. Geary appointed in Ottawa

Michael J. Geary, who studied at the Department of History and Civilization from 2005 to 2009, has been appointed as EU Visiting Scholar-in-Residence at the European Union Center of Excellence at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada for the spring semester 2015