Ana Franqueira

The EUI is sad to have learned of the death of former colleague Ana Franqueira Torres, who passed away on 8 November 2017 in Portugal at age 59. Ana Franqueira worked at the Historical Archives of the European Union from 1 October 1993 to 15 September 1998.  In 1998 she returned to Portugal after having […]

HAEU hosts the European Citizen’s Prize 2016

Four Italian recipients were honoured with the 2016 European Citizen’s Prize, awarded by the European Parliament each year to recognise exceptional achievements by European citizens. Fifty prizes are awarded annually to individuals or groups across the 28 member states. The ceremony was opened by Cristina Giachi, Deputy Mayor of Florence, who noted that ‘history is […]

40 Years, 40 Photos

Over the next several months EUI followers will get a look into the Institute’s past—its buildings, personalities and events—thanks to an instagram initiative in collaboration with the Historical Archives of the European Union (HAEU). #ThrowbackThursday starts today, 1 September, and will offer viewers 40 historical images (for now selected from the EUI fonds held at […]

2013 European Citizen's Prize

The Historical Archives of the European Union and the European Parliament Information Office in Italy hosted the 2013 European Citizen’s Prize Italian award ceremony on 20 September in Villa Salviati.