Richard Rose appointed to Royal Society of Edinburgh

Professor Richard Rose, Visiting Fellow at the Schuman Centre and recipient of a doctorate honoris causa from the EUI in 2010, has been appointed Fellow to the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He joins a cohort of 62 new Fellows, who will be inducted in May 2019. The Fellows, amongst other duties, provide impartial policy advice […]

Active EUI: Cineclub

The director of a film charting 150 years of the Italian nation will come to the EUI later this month, as part of a collaboration between the Cineclub and the Department of History and Civilisation. Enrico Cerasuolo, director of ‘From Garibaldi to Berlusconi – 150 Years of Italian History’, will attend a screening of the […]

Fraternité 2020 promotes European exchange programmes

A group of EUI researchers are campaigning for greater investment in EU exchange programmes, such as the Erasmus student exchange programme and the European Voluntary Service. Markus Gastinger, Jeroen Moes and Axelle Reiter – all current or recent researchers within the Department of Political and Social Sciences – are part of the Europe-wide Fraternité 2020 […]

SPS department boosted by four new professors

Four professors will join the Department of Political and Social Sciences (SPS) this September, bringing with them research projects and expertise in areas such as Islamic extremism and European education.

Monti meets EUI community

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti joined EUI researchers and fellows on Thursday 6 September to discuss the impact of the Eurozone crisis on the region, drawing on the rise of extreme political views and the challenges to democracy.

EU Commissioner advances idea of common migration policy

The European Commissioner for Home Affairs said in June that EU member states were too concerned with border and economic security to fulfil their duty to support the Arab Spring, and pushed for a Europe-wide migration policy.

EUI professor awarded Stein Rokkan Prize

Professor Pepper D Culpepper from the EUI’s Department of Political and Social Sciences has been awarded the 2012 Stein Rokkan Prize in Comparative Social Science Research, for his 2011 work ‘Quiet Politics and Business Power: Corporate Control in Europe and Japan’.