Activities 1st Term (September - December 2013)

The programme below lists all the activities of the Max Weber Programme.

Please refer to the different EUI Departments' websites for an overview of their activities.

Italian courses are not announced in the programme below, but will be communicated by the Language Centre.

 Download the programme for September (pdf) - updated 29 August

September 2013 

2 September, Monday
10.00-12.00 (Badia, refectorio)

13.00-14.00 (Badia, upper loggia)

14.00-16.00 (Badia, MWP Common Room)

17.00 (Badia, Theatre)

18.00 (Badia)

 

Registration, Badia Fiesolana

Lunch  Welcome and Introduction to the building, allocation of offices, MWP group photo

Welcome by the President and group photo

Drinks & BBQ

3 September, Tuesday
11.00-13.00
Badia, MWP Common Room 

Introduction to the Max Weber Programme Activities & Modules 

3 September, Tuesday

14.00-15.30

Badia, MWP Common Room

Library Introduction for MW & JM SPS Fellows

 

Peter Kennealy, SPS information specialist

3 September, Tuesday

15.30-17.00
Badia, MWP Common Room

Library Introduction for MW & JM ECO Fellows

Thomas Bourke, ECO information specialist 

3 September, Tuesday

19.00

Piazza Mino, Fiesole

Welcome Reception for New EUI Researchers and Fellows by the Mayor of Fiesole

4 September, Wednesday

11.00-11.30

Badia, Theatre

Introduction to the Historical Archives of the European Union

4 September, Wednesday
11.30-13.00

Badia, Theatre 

Introduction to EUI Computing Services for MW & JM Fellows

Martin Legner, Computing Service

4 September, Wednesday

14.00-15.30

Badia, MWP Common Room

Library Introduction for MW & JM Fellows in LAW

Machteld Nijsten, LAW information specialist

4 September, Wednesday
15.30-16.45

Villa Schifanoia, Sala Europa

Library Introduction for HEC Fellows 

Serge Noiret, HEC information specialist

4 September, Wednesday

17.00-19.00

Villa Schifanoia, HEC Department

HEC Fellows: Introductory Meeting & Welcome to the Department followed by drinks 

5 September, Thursday
09.15-12.00
Badia, MWP Common Room

Start Italian Course for MW Fellows and Partners
Group 1: Monday and Thursday

Group 2: Tuesday and Friday

5 September, Thursday
14.00-14.30 HEC
14.30-15.00 LAW
15.00-15.30 ECO
15.30-16.00 SPS

Badia, MWP Common Room

Moodle Tutorials by discipline

6 September, Friday
09.15-12.00 
Badia, MWP Common Room

Italian Course for MW Fellows and Partners (Group 2)

 

 

9-10-12 September, Mon-Tues-Thurs

17.00-18.00

ACS, Badia, BF 050

Individual Tutorials(signup in moodle)

 

Academic Communications Staff/FIESOLE Group

9-10-12 September, Mon- Tues -Thur

14.00-16.30

APA, Badia, MWP Common Room

September Presentations
All fellows to give a short presentation of their work (10 min) Timetable (pdf) 

10 September, Tuesday

17.30

Villa San Paolo, Priests' Room (Meeting), Garden of VSP (Reception)

ECO Fellows: Introductory Meeting to the Department followed by reception 

16-17-19 September, Mon - Tues - Thur

14.00-16.30

APA, Badia, MWP Common Room

September Presentations

All fellows to give a short presentation of their work (10 min) Timetable (pdf) 

16-17-19 September, Mon - Tues - Thur

17.00-18.00

ACS, Badia, BF 050

Individual Tutorials (signup in Moodle)

 

Academic Communications Staff/FIESOLE Group

18 September, Wednesday
09.15-10.45
ACS, Badia, MWP common room 

"Early Bird" Job Market input session 

(for fellows with early applications, focus on the US market)

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group Please sign up with Laurie Anderson

18 September, Wednesday

11.00-13.00

Badia, Theatre - Upper Loggia

SPS Fellows: Introductory Meeting to the Department  followed by drinks 

19 September, Thursday

18.00

Badia, Lower Loggia

Collective dinner for Max Weber Fellows, family and MWP Team

25 September, Wednesday

12.00-14.00

15.00-17.00

ACS, Badia, BF 050 

Individual Tutorials (Signup in Moodle)

 

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

25 September, Wednesday
12.00

DEADLINE: Upload your CV to Moodle

25 September, Wednesday

09.00-12.30

Villa La Fonte, Conference Room

LAW Fellows: Integration day / full introduction to the Department for all new members of the Department

 

25 September, Wednesday

14.00-15.00
APA, Badia, MWP Common Room

Introduction to the Teaching Module & How to obtain the MWP Teaching Certificate

25 September, Wednesday

15.00-17.00

ACS, Badia, BF 050

Individual Tutorials (Signup in Moodle)

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

26-29 September, Thursday-Sunday EUI closed - the EUI Campus will not be accessible

27 September, Friday
10.00-12.00

 

NB: EUI closed - Venue in Florence (Hotel San Gallo, V. Lorenzo Il Magnifico)

Preparatory meetings for the Humboldt, UPF and LSE Teaching Exchanges
David Bowskill, Humboldt University, Berlin
Mireia Trenchs, UPF, Barcelona
Nick Byrne, LSE, London

 

 

October 2013

1 October, Tuesday
11.00-13.00

ACS, Badia, BF 050

Individual Tutorials (sign up in Moodle)

 

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

1-2 October, Tuesday-Wednesday

14.00-17.00 (Tuesday)
09.00-11.30 (Wednesday
APA, Badia, MWP common room 

Individual Feedback on September Presentations
(10 min. - Timetable pdf ) 
Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

2 October, Wednesday

11.30-13.00

APA, Badia, MWP Common Room 

Academic Practice Activities

Introduction to the Job Market Module including ACO
Introduction to Publishing and Writing Module including Writers' Groups 

7-10 October, Monday-Thursday  

11.00-12.30 Morning Sessions
14.00-15.30 Afternoon Sessions 

  

APW, Badia, MWP Common Room  

Personal Websites for Academics

(small group sessions, each 6-8 persons)  
Signup in Moodle 

See some examples of Fellows' Personal Websites
Jens Hoffmeister, MWP Web Collaborator

8 October, Tuesday
09.15-10.45

ACS, Badia, seminar room 3

Module: "Public Speaking and Presentation Skills (1)"
 
Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

8 October, Tuesday

11.00-12.30

ACS, Badia, seminar room 3

Writers' Groups start (schedules for individual groups will be arranged with Laurie Anderson)  

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

9 October, Wednesday

09.00-17.00

Villa Schifanoia

HEC Fellows' Presentations in the Department

9 October, Wednesday

09.00-10.00
11.00-13.00

ACS, Badia, BF 054

Individual Tutorials (Signup in Moodle)

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

9 October, Wednesday
10.00-11.00
APG, Badia, MWP common room 

Academic Practice Activities

Group meetings to establish tasks for the Academic Practice Groups and set the agenda for the year  

11 October, Friday

10.00-13.00

Tutorials, Badia, BF 339 

Individual Tutorials

Tutorials with David Barnes (Signup in Moodle)

11 October, Friday

11.00-13.00
APW, Badia, MWP Common Room

Course on Search Engine Optimization

 

Jens Hoffmeister, MWP Web Collaborator

11 October, Friday

14.00-16.00

APW, Badia, MWP Common Room

Course and advice on the use of social networks for academic purposes

Jens Hoffmeister, MWP Web Collaborator

11 October, Friday

12.00

Deadline for uploading workshop proposals in Moodle

14-18 October, (Mon-Fri)

10.00-12.30 Friday (SPS)

APA, Badia, MWP common room 

Mock Interviews with EUI Faculty

SPS Mock-interviews will be conducted by Diego Gambetta and Hanspeter Kriesi, SPS Department

15 October, Tuesday
09.15-10.45
ACS, Badia, MWP Common Room

Module: "Public Speaking & Presentation Skills (2)"

 

Academic Communications Staff /FIESOLE Group

15 October, Tuesday

11.00-13.00

ACS, Badia, BF 054

Individual Tutorials

 

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

15 October, Tuesday

11.00-12.30

ACS, Badia, MWP common room

Writers' Groups

 

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

16 October, Wednesday

09.15-10.45

ACS, Badia, MWP Common Room

Job Market Package Input Session (partial repeat of 18 Sept; all job markets)

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

16 October, Wednesday

11.00-13.00

MRW, Badia, MWP Common Room

Multidisciplinary Research Workshop

"Methodologies of Norms, Norms of Methodologies"

Organizers: Gregorio Bettiza (SPS), Thomas Beukers (LAW), and Jesper Rüdiger (ECO), Ramon Marimon (MWP)

16 October, Wednesday

14.00-16.00 

ACS, Badia, MWP Common Room

Individual Feedback on CVs (on request - sign up in Moodle by Friday 11 October)

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

16 October, Wednesday
17.00

MWL, Villa Schifanoia, Sala Europa

Max Weber Lecture
"The European Parliament Elections 2014: Europe's Fateful Choice"

Joseph Weiler, President, EUI 

Introduction: Ramon Marimon, MWP
Chair: Cristina Fasone, MWP

18 October, Friday
110.00-14.00
Tutorials, Badia, BF 339 

Individual Tutorials

Tutorials with David Barnes (signup in Moodle)

22 October, Tuesday
09.15-10.45

ACS, Badia, MWP Common Room

Module: "Public Speaking & Presentation Skills (3)"

 

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

22 October, Tuesday

11.00-13.00
ACS, Badia, BF 054

Individual Tutorials (Signup in Moodle)

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

22 October, Tuesday

11.00-13.00

APA, Badia, MWP common room

Job Practice Talk by Besir Ceca, MWF

22 October, Tuesday
15.30-17.00

ACS, Badia, Emeroteca

ECO Writers' Group  

 

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

23 October, Wednesday
09.00-17.00

APW, Badia, MWP Common Room

Academic Practice Workshop

Time Management Workshop

Sarah Shephard, University of Zurich

25 October, Friday
11.00-14.00
Tutorials, Badia, BF 339

Individual Tutorials

Tutorials with David Barnes (signup in Moodle

28 October - 1 November

MWP First-Term Activity free Week

29 October, Tuesday

17.00-18.30

APA, Badia, MWP common room

Mock Interviews with EUI Faculty

SPS (II)

30 October, Wednesday

09.30-13.00

APA, Badia, MWP common room

Writing "Boot Camp"

Contact: Robert Lepenies, MWF

30 October, Wednesday

14.00-16.00

APA, Badia, MWP common room

Job Practice Talk by Michael Donnelly, MWF

31 October, Thursday

16.00-18.00

APA, Badia, MWP common room

ECO Fellows' Job Market Meeting

Contact: Jesper Rudiger, MWF

 

November 2013 

1 November, Friday EUI closed (All Saints)

5 November, Tuesday
11.00-13.00 & 14.00-15.00 
ACS, Badia, BF 054

Individual Tutorials (signup in Moodle

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

5 November, Tuesday

11.00-13.00 (Morning Group)
14.00-16.00 (Afternoon Group)

APW, Badia, MWP Common Room

Course Design Workshop (session 1)

Lynn McAlpine, Director of the Centre for Excellence, Preparing for Academic Practice, University of Oxford

6 November, Wednesday

09.30-10.00

Badia, Seminar room 4

Meeting between the MWF Reps & the MWP Team

6 November, Wednesday
10.00-13.00

14.00-17.00

APW, Badia, MWP Common Room

Course Design Workshop (session 2)  

Lynn McAlpine, Director of the Centre for Excellence, Preparing for Academic Practice, University of Oxford

7 November, Thursday

10.00-13.00

14.00-17.00

APW, Badia, MWP Common Room

Course Design Workshop (session 3)

Lynn McAlpine, Director of the Centre for Excellence, Preparing for Academic Practice, University of Oxford

8 November, Friday
09.30-11.30 

APW, Badia, MWP Common Room

Course Design Workshop (session 4 - both Groups)

Lynn McAlpine, Director of the Centre for Excellence, Preparing for Academic Practice, University of Oxford

8 November, Friday
11.00-14.00
Tutorials, Badia, BF 339

Individual Tutorials

 

Tutorials with David Barnes (sign up in Moodle)

12 November, Tuesday
9.15-10.45

ACS, Badia, MWP Common Room

Module: "Writing for Publication"

 
Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

12 November, Tuesday
11.00-12.30 
ACS, Badia, MWP Common Room

Writers' Groups (see schedule for individual groups) 

 

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group  

12 November, Tuesday
11.00-13.00
ACS, Badia, BF 054

Individual Tutorials (signup in Moodle)

 

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

12 November, Tuesday

13.00-16.30

APA, Badia, MWP common room

Writing "Boot Camp"

Contact: Robert Lepenies, MWP

12 November, Tuesday

17.00-18.15

Badia, Refectorio

Post-doctoral Fellows' meeting with the President

13 November, Wednesday
11.00-13.00

MRW, Badia, MWP Common Room

Multidisciplinary Research Workshop

"Income Tax: a Multidisciplinary Perspective on the Politics of Representation"

Guest speaker: Nicolas Delalande, and Michael Becher 

Organizers: Simon Jackson (JMF), Charles Brendon (MWF), and Michael Donnelly (MWF)

13 November, Wednesday

14.00-15.30

APA, Badia, MWP common room

SPS book proposal input session

13 November, Wednesday

15.15 - 17.00

APG, Villa Schifanoia, Sala Triaria

Academic Practice Law Group
on Publishing strategies and peer-reviewing as well as on our profiles as law researchers

Convener: Dennis Patterson, LAW Department

Contact: Cristina Fasone

19 November, Tuesday

9.15-10.45

ACS, Badia, MWP Common Room

Module: "Writing for Publication (2)"

 

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

19 November, Tuesday
11.00-12.30

ACS, Badia, MWP common room

Writers' Groups (see schedule for individual groups)

 

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

19 November, Tuesday
11.00-13.00
ACS, Badia, BF 054

Individual Tutorials (signup in Moodle

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

19-20 November, Tuesday -Wednesday

14.00-18.00 (Tuesday)

09.00-14.00 (Wednesday)

Conference, Badia, MWP Common Room 

8th MWP-ACO Conference: "The Academic Contract: How Careers and Universities are Changing"

ACO-MWP Conference

Organizing Committee: Ramon Marimon (MWP), Tamara Popic (ACO), Simon Jackson (JMF, RSCAS) & Ann Thomson (HEC Department)

22 November, Friday
11.00-14.00
Tutorials, Badia, BF 339

Individual Tutorials

Tutorials with David Barnes (signup in Moodle)  

26 November, Tuesday

9.15-10.45

ACS, Badia, MWP Common Room

"Writing for Publication" Module, session 3: "Packaging the content: Titles, abstracts, introductions, conclusions"  (contact: L. Anderson)

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

26 November, Tuesday
11.00-13.00

ACS, Badia, BF 054

Individual Tutorials (signup in Moodle)

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

27 November, Wednesday

11.30-13.00

APW, Badia, MWP common room

Academic Practice Workshop

APG on Ethics

27 November, Wednesday

14.30-15.30

 

Visit to Villa Salviati and the Historical Archives of the European Union

27 November, Wednesday

17.00

MWL, Badia, Refectorio

Max Weber Lecture
“Quo vadis Europe? Banks, Sovereigns and the Crisis”

Martin Hellwig, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods

Introduction: Piero Gottardi, ECO Department, EUI
Chair: Eugenia Vella, MWF

29 November, Friday

11.00-14.00

Tutorials, Badia, BF 339

Individual Tutorials

 

Tutorials with David Barnes (signup in Moodle)


December 2013

3 December, Tuesday

09.15-10.45

ACS, Badia, Sala del Capitolo

"Writing for Publication" Module, session 4: "Polishing your research article/working paper/book chapter: From draft to final copy"  

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group 

3 December, Tuesday
11.00-13.00
ACS, Badia, BF 054 

Individual Tutorials (signup in Moodle

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

3 December, Tuesday

13.00-14.30

Badia, Sala del Capitolo

Workshop: "Our Profile as Researchers"

Prof. Bernardi,  Prof. Della Porta, Dr. Itcaina

Contact: Diederik Boertien, MWF 

4 December, Wednesday

11.30-13.00

ACS, Badia, MWP Common Room

ECO Writers' Group

 

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group 

4 December, Wednesday

14.00-17.30

APA, Badia, MWP Common Room

Writing 'Boot Camp" 3.

(Newcomers welcome! Sign up at http://doodle.com/f4a6bntfny9ici4w )

Contact: Robert Lepenies, MWF

6 December, Friday
11.00-14.00
Tutorials, Badia, BF 339

Individual Tutorials

Tutorials with David Barnes (signup in Moodle)

10 December, Tuesday

11.00-12.30

ACS, Badia, MWP common room

Writers' Groups (see schedule for individual groups)

 

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

11 December, Wednesday

09.00-11.00

ACS, Badia, BF 054 

Individual Tutorials (signup in Moodle)

 

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

11 December, Wednesday

11.00-12.00

APW, Badia, MWP common room

The Web of Science, citation metrics and scholarly communication. With a preview of the 2014 WoS interface.
Thomas Bourke, info specialist, EUI Library

11 December, Wednesday

12.00-13.00

APW, Badia, MWP Common Room

Publishing Strategies - plenary session with reports from the APG meetings with Faculty

11 December, Wednesday

14.00-17.00

APA, Badia, MWP Common Room

Writing "Boot Camp" 4

Contact: Robert Lepenies, MWF

11 December, Wednesday
17.00

MWL, Badia, Refectorio

Max Weber Lecture
“Machiavelli and History”

John M. Najemy, Cornell University

Introduction: Tony Molho, Emeritus Professor, EUI

Chair; Eirini Karamouzi, MWP

13 December, Friday
10.00-13.00
Tutorials, Badia, BF 339

Individual Tutorials

Tutorials with David Barnes (signup in Moodle)

17 December, Tuesday

15.00-17.00
ACS, Badia, BF 054 

Individual Tutorials (signup in Moodle)

 

Academic Communications Staff / FIESOLE Group

20 December, Friday

11.00-14.00

Tutorials, Badia, BF 339

Individual Tutorials

 

Tutorials with David Barnes (signup in Moodle)

Dec. 21st - Jan 6th

EUI closed for Christmas Break (both dates inclusive)

 

Workshops & Lectures:

APA: Academic Practice Activity
APG: Academic Practice Groups
APW: Academic Practice Workshop
ACS: Academic Comunication Skills
MRW: Multidisciplinary Research Workshop
MWL: Max Weber Lecture 

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