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Honours and prizes of Max Weber Fellows in 2010-2011

  • Elaine Fahey received a European Commission Jean Monnet Lifelong Learning (EU Legal Studies) Award (2010-2013)
  • David Koussens was awarded the Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture – FQRSC in 2010
  • Stéphanie Julie Novak received the “Prix Dalloz” for her doctoral dissertation in October 2010
  • Alessia Paccagnini received the Premio Salvatore Vinci for the best paper extracted from an Italian PhD Dissertation
  • Mathias Staudigl was awarded a prize for his dissertation by the Austrian federal ministry of science and technology in 2010 (Würdigungspreis des Bundesministeriums fürWissenschaft und Forschung Österreich)
  • Heng Wang received the First Prize, Youth Outstanding Research Award, Chinese Society of International Economic Law in 2010
  • Rebecca Zahn received the European Trade Union Confederation’s Brian Bercusson Prize for her PhD for its contribution to European Labour Law in 2011

Career Moves

Congratulations to Stephane Beaulac who has been promoted to “full professor” at the Law Department, University of Montreal, Canada.

Stephane was a Max Weber Fellow in 2006-2007.


Max Weber Babies

The Max Weber Family keeps growing and we are happy to announce the birth of yet another five Max Weber Babies:


David was born on 8 March 2011 (son of Irit Samet and Michael Porat)




Marco was born on 27 January 2011 (son of Brigitte Le Normand and Ted Sandstra)




Alice and Nicolas were born on 24 October 2010 (daughter and son of Silja Hausermann & Simon Bornshier)




Willow was born on 7 October 2010 (daughter of Mehmet Dosemeci and Jennifer Thomson)




Nikolaus was born on 7 July 2010 (son of Katja Haustein and Andreas Corcoran)



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