In Memoriam – Luigi Spaventa

Luigi Spaventa, economist and former Research Council member, died on 6 January aged 78 after a long illness. Spaventa was Professor Emeritus at the Sapienza University of Rome, where he studied in the 1950s, and member of the EUI’s Research Council from 1981 to 1988. Born in Rome on 5 March 1934, Spaventa left the […]

History researcher wins best paper award

On 14 December Helle Strandgaard Jensen, a history researcher at the EUI, received the Best Paper Award at the Child and Teen Consumption 2012 conference in Milan. Strandgaard Jensen’s paper, ‘Consuming ‘the classics’: The making of childhood history through consumption politics’, was one of two to be picked for the award. While the conference focused broadly […]

EUI alumna wins promising research award

A former researcher from the EUI’s Department of Political and Social Sciences has received the Theseus Award for Promising Research on European Integration. Theresa Kuhn won the awarded for her thesis, ‘Individual transnationalism and EU support. An empirical test of Deutsch’s transactionalist theory’, which she defended at the EUI in 2011. The award was presented […]