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Call for Applications – Deadline 25 October

Call for applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships at the European University Institute The deadline for applications for Max Weber Fellowships for the academic year 2012-2013 is 25 October 2011 The Max Weber Programme is the largest postdoctoral programme for young researchers in the social sciences, funded by the European Commission (DG Education). Max Weber Fellowships are for […]

The MWP celebrates Thomas Sargent

The Max Weber Programme celebrates one of our Max Weber Lecturers, and EUI Honorary Doctorate (both 2008), Thomas Sargent, who was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize of Economics. Professors Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims won the Nobel Prize for research that sheds light on the cause-and-effect relationship between the economy and policy instruments such as interest rates […]

Events – Max Weber Lecture with Chris Pissarides, 19 Oct. 2011

The first Max Weber Lecture of the year will by held by Nobel Prize winner of Economics Prof. Chris Pissarides of the London School of Economics. The Lecture is entitled “Employment in Europe” and will take place on 19 October 2011 at 17.00 in the conference room at Villa La Fonte. Prof. Pissarides will be introduced by […]

In memory of our mentor Peter Mair

On 15 August 2011 our mentor Peter Mair, Professor of Comparative Politics at the EUI, suddenly passed away. Peter was a truly gracious and attentive mentor. Arriving at the EUI we bore the many uncertainties and doubts that naturally come with being at the very start of our careers. With his steadfast encouragement, sound advice, […]

CADMUS, Making Your Research More Accessible!

Cadmus, the EUI research repository, contains the records of more than 10,000 publications by current and former EUI members, and is visited more than 200,000 times a year. Remember to submit regularly all your publications to [email protected] You can increase the visibility of your research by placing the full text of your articles online. Follow […]