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 alumni wins thesis prize

EUI alumni Alexandre Sayde has won the First Edition of the European Law Faculties Association Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis. The award was announced during a ceremony at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg in May. The committee noted the Sayde’s work, “shows a deep understanding of the issues”. They also noted the thesis exposed […]

LAW PhD wins Ius Commune Prize

Alexandre Saydé, who defended his thesis in the Law Department in 2012, has been awarded the Ius Commune Prize for his article ‘One Law, Two Competitions. An Enquiry into the Contradictions of Free Movement Law’, which was published last year in the Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies. The Ius Commune Prize has been awarded […]

In-house lawyer joins the EUI

The EUI now has an in-house lawyer, who will support both the academic departments and administrative services. Polyxeni Melidou began her new job as legal advisor on 7 January, after almost four years at the European Commission’s Research Executive Agency (REA) in Brussels. Although she is formally attached to the Personnel Service, Melidou says she […]