In Memoriam


An EUI tribute to Vincenzo Schioppa Narrante

Family, friends and colleagues of Vincenzo Schioppa Narrante gathered in the church of the Badia Fiesolana to remember the life of a remarkable man. During a service of speeches and music, the EUI community paid tribute to the late Secretary-General, who passed away on the 24th August 2016 after a serious motorcycle accident . A […]

In memoriam – Ana Aguado Cornago

Ana Aguado Cornago (26 July 1967 – 7  October 2016) It is with great sadness that we learn of the most untimely death of our former EUI colleague, Ana Aguado Cornago, who passed away aged 49 on the 7th of October in Brussels. Ms Cornago worked at the Institute as Special Advisor to the Communications […]

In memoriam – Sigrid Oloff Montinari

In memory of Sigrid Oloff Montinari (10 January 1940 – 1  September 2016) Sigrid Oloff Montinari passed away in Florence on 1 September at the age of 76. Ms Oloff Montinari worked at the Institute from late 1983 to her retirement in 2005. She served with dedication and commitment, first in the Library and then at the […]

In memoriam – Vincenzo Schioppa Narrante (1956-2016)

The EUI is grieved to have lost its Secretary-General, Vincenzo Schioppa Narrante, just half-a-year after his arrival.  Mr. Schioppa Narrante died in the early hours of 24 August at the San Leonardo Hospital in Salerno, where he was being treated for injuries he suffered in a serious traffic accident earlier in the month. Vincenzo Schioppa […]

Pieter Jespers

It is with great sadness that the Institute communicates the unexpected passing of our community member Pieter Jespers, at the age of 66 years. Pieter worked at the Institute from the late 1970s until his retirement in 2012, during which time he served with dedication and commitment in the Budget and Financial Service. We express […]

Francesc Morata

Francesc Morata died on 25 June 2014 in Barcelona, at the age of 64. He joined the EUI as a researcher in 1981 and completed his PhD in Law in 1986 on the participation of the Spanish regions in the EU decision-making process. He was the first Spanish researcher to defend a PhD at the […]

In memoriam – Elena Jileva

Former Jean-Monnet Fellow (2005-06) Elena Dimitrova Jileva passed away on 10 December 2013 in Sofia, Bulgaria. She obtained her doctoral degree in Contemporary European Studies at the Sussex European Institute, University of Sussex, under the supervision of Helen Wallace. She was a Jean Monnet Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre at the European University Institute […]

In Memoriam – Lorella Cedroni

It is incredibly difficult and sad to announce the death of a friend and colleague with whom I have shared many experiences and projects–including those looking to the future.  Words are not enough to describe Lorella, an extraordinary and courageous person. Lorella Cedroni (1961-2013), alumna researcher at the Department of Political and Social Sciences from […]