Former fellow wins Spanish culture prize

A former Robert Schuman Fellow has won the Prince of Viana Prize for Culture. Daniel Innerarity, a fellow at the Global Governance Programme in 2012, received the award on 6 June. Innerarity is a professor at the University of the Basque Country and director of the Institute for Democratic Governance. The prize, from the Government […]

Massimo Bensi retires

Massimo Bensi retired on 1 June, after more than 36 years of service to the Institute. Massimo arrived in 1976, when his first job was sorting and cataloguing books and periodicals for the EUI’s nascent library, then located in the refrettorio and the sala della Colonna.  After about a year, he moved to the Centro […]

Marise Cremona reflects on her year as president

This September Joseph H. H. Weiler, currently based at New York University’s Department of Law, will take over the EUI presidency. At the end of her term as president ad interim, Marise Cremona reflects on the past year. “It has been a time in which to make certain key decisions to enable the next president […]

Alumni round-up

      Alumni Round-up lists all the news we have received from our alumni in the past month, organised by matriculation year.   1991 Thomas Lawton (SPS 1991-1995) writes that he recently moved from EMLYON Business School in France to take up the Chair in Strategy and International Management and Directorship of the Centre […]

M.C. Bassiouni Justice Award presented at the EUI

Mirna D. Goransky has been awarded the 2013 M.C. Bassiouni Justice Award in a ceremony at the EUI. Mrs Goransky was given the award in recognition of her skill and courage in prosecuting those responsible for crimes committed during Argentina’s “Dirty War” during which the country’s government suppressed political dissidents.  The award also acknowledges the difficulties […]

EUI football team wins league title

The EUI men’s football team are celebrating promotion after the winning their league with one game to spare. The “Squadra Fantastica” fought off competition from local teams to finish top of the AICS Calcio League B2, which they have competed in for the last 15 years. “Traditionally the EUI’s team doesn’t do that well,” said Alex […]

EUI rowers participate in Vogalonga

Last month the EUI rowing club took part in the Vogalonga, a 32 kilometre regatta around the bay and canals of Venice. This year’s race took place on 19 May and featured over 1,700 boats and 3,000 rowers with the EUI using an eight-person racing boat. The race began at 9.00am with cannon fire signalling […]

Global Governance Programme migration survey

The Global Governance Programme is conducting a survey looking into recent migration from the southern EU member states and Ireland. These countries have been hit especially hard by the recent financial crisis and subsequent austerity measures.  Wages have fallen, unemployment has risen, reaching up to 50 per cent in young people in some of these […]

Max Weber Fellows’ June conference

The 7th Max Weber Fellows’ June conference will take place 12-14 June at Villa La Fonte. The conference will reflect on the contributions to the Social Sciences and Humanities made by the Max Weber Fellows, while also drawing on the experiences of past and present fellows on how to improve the experience of future fellows. […]

Conferring Ceremony 2013

The EUI community is invited to the annual  Degree Conferring Ceremony, which will be held in the church of the Badia Fiesolana on Friday 14 June at 3.00pm. Ph.D and LL.M ceremonial degrees will be awarded to more than 70 returning alumni. This year, the Mauro Cappelletti Prize will be awarded to François-Xavier Millet for his thesis entitled, ‘L’Union […]