EUI group tours Vallombrosa

Do plants think?  Can a fungus ‘know’? And is it just or right to uproot an ivy that has ‘chosen’ to entwine itself around a tree trunk? One might expect a group of academics and the people who work with them to engage in a little ‘shop talk’, even on a nature walk, but it […]

Vincenzo Schioppa Narrante new EUI Secretary-General

‘It should be an interesting job,’ smiles Vincenzo Schioppa Narrante, who takes office on 2 March as the new Secretary-General of the EUI. For Schioppa Narrante, who has had fulfilling career experiences in diplomacy, academia, and management, a hybrid international organization and academic institution such as the EUI presents an especially attractive milieu. ‘The EUI […]