prizes and awards

Valentina Marcella wins James Kaye Memorial Prize in History

The History Department has announced that Valentina Marcella has been named the recipient of the James Kaye Memorial Prize for her thesis ‘Laughing Matters: Mainstream Political Cartoons under the Military Regime of the Early 1980s in Turkey’.  Valentina defended the thesis in December 2015, under the supervision of Professor Heinz-Gerhard Haupt. The biennial award, made […]

Law researcher Theodosia Stavroulaki wins research award

Theodosia Stavroulaki, third-year researcher in the Department of Law, has been awarded a prize for the ‘Best Paper in Law and Economics’ by the Greek Association of Law and Economics.  This is the second prize she has received for her research since coming to the EUI, having won an in-residence research fellowship from the American […]

LAW researcher selected for US scholar in residence program

Theodosia Stavroulaki, second year researcher in Law, has been selected for the American Bar Associations’ Section of Antitrust Law International Scholar in Residence Program (SAL SIR),  in the United States. The award is granted to up to two scholars pursuing competition policy-related research, each year.  Selected academics are invited to the US to conduct research, […]

SPS researcher wins Mobility Grant

Katharina Meissner, a third year researcher in the SPS Department, has been awarded a European Research and Mobility Grant for European Studies ‘Charles V European Award –  José Manuel Durão Barroso’ for her study entitled “History, memory and European integration from the point of view of EU transatlantic relations”. The grant was awarded by the European […]

Dissertation prizes to former MWP fellow Phillip Ayoub

Former Max Weber Fellow Phillip Ayoub has been awarded two prestigious prizes for his PhD thesis, ‘When States ‘Come Out’: The Politics of Visibility and the Diffusion of Sexual Minority Rights in Europe’, defended in 2013 in the Department of Government at Cornell University. He won the 2014 American Political Science Association (APSA) Human Rights Section’s award […]

Valentina Spiga (LAW) wins dissertation award

Valentina Spiga  has been awarded Le Prix de thèse René Cassin anglophone 2014  for her EUI dissertation The Right to Justice for Victims of Human Rights Crimes, which she defended in the LAW department in 2013 .

2014 Conferring Ceremony

The 2014 conferring ceremony will be held on Friday 13 June at 15.00 in the church of the Badia Fiesolana. At this year’s ceremony, the EUI will award Honoris Causa degrees to Columbia University Professor of Sociology Saskia Sassen and UCLA Professor of History Carlo Ginzburg. EUI dissertation prizes to be awarded include the Mauro […]

Economics Professor receives prestigious ranking

The German business daily Das Handelsblatt has ranked newly-appointed EUI economics professor Matthias Sutter as the second most productive German economist in the period from 2009 – 2013.  2500 academics were included in the evaluation.  Productivity for the Handelsblatt ranking is measured by peer-reviewed publications, where journals are assigned quality-adjusted weights and co-authorship is adjusted for.