The State of the Union 2013

More than 140 members of the EUI community attended the third edition of The State of the Union conference, held last week at Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio. A total of 68 researchers and 32 fellows participated in the conference, in addition to 19 professors and 22 other members of the EUI community such as heads of […]

Alumni round-up

        Alumni Round-up lists all the news we have received about our alumni in the past month, organised by matriculation year. 1986 Francisco Torres (ECO 1986-1989) has been appointed a Santander Fellow at the European Studies Centre at St Antony’s College, the University of Oxford, for the next academic year. 1987 Antonio Marchesi […]

Marc Bloch Prize 2013

The EUI’s Marc Bloch Prize in Early Modern and Modern European History has this year been awarded to academics from EHESS Paris and the University of Oslo. The biannual award, which is now in its fifth year, was presented on 15 April and celebrates the best new MA thesis in early modern, modern or contemporary […]

Miguel Maduro appointed to Portuguese council of ministers

Miguel Poiares Maduro was recently appointed as Portugal’s minister for regional development and minister adjunct to the prime minister. He will be responsible for media policies, regional development and local development, and will support the Prime Minister. Maduro took up his position on 13 April 2013, leaving his role as director of the Global Governance […]

Arts festival at the EUI

The EUI community is invited to a festival of the arts taking place on Friday, 31 May from 7:30pm onwards at Villa Schifanoia. Set in the picturesque grounds of Villa Schifanoia, the event will celebrate the diverse art forms of music, poetry, creative writing, painting, photography and performance. It will bring together creative people from across the EUI community […]

Michel Boisset

On May 2, Michel Boisset died in Paris, at the age of 79. From 1975 to 1983 Michel worked at the EUI: first, in the position of Deputy Director, and then as Director of the Library.  Along with Kenneth Humphreys, he was one of the founders of the EUI Library. Michel Boisset had begun his […]


Simon Jackson (Max Weber Fellow, HEC) and his partner Isabelle Lyon-Jackson are delighted to announce the birth of their son Clement, on 9 April 2013, in Florence. Featured image: © dechevm –


Former EUI researchers of the Law Department Vanesa Hernandez and Tambiama Madiega are happy to announce the birth of their son Hugo the last 6th of February in Brussels.


Nina Liljeqvist (SPS) and Petter Sandgren (HEC) announce the birth of their daughter Clara on 28 March 2013.

Conferring Ceremony on 14 June

Registration is now open to participate in the 2013 EUI Conferring Ceremony, which will be held on Friday 14 June 2013. The Degree Conferring Ceremony is open to alumni (both recent and non-recent) who wish to take part in a formal graduation event and receive a ceremonial Ph.D. or LL.M. diploma. Deadline for registration is 3 June 2013. […]