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“Money Can’t Buy Me Love”: Countering Euroscepticism through Currency Reform

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“Let us be honest in our diagnosis,” said EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the September 2016 Bratislava Summit, “our EU is facing, at least in part, an existential crisis.” Since September 2016, Juncker’s words have become even more pertinent. Austria may have voted against its far-right presidential candidate and the Netherlands may have returned […]

Chair’s Message – February 2017

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As UACES enters its 50th year, our golden anniversary celebrations are already underway.  Thanks to our ongoing European Commission funding and in conjunction with our partners at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy, we have set the wheels in motion for a conference at the EUI on 12-13 October 2017. At that event […]

Chair’s message – November 2016

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In 2017 UACES will mark its 50th anniversary. When we began planning the celebrations we could not have known that 2017 would also see the start of negotiations between the UK and the EU27 to take the UK out of the European Union.  The UACES committee confirmed in its meeting of 7 October 2016 that the association, from its […]

Referendum Round-up

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Round-up of writing and conversation by UACES members on the UK’s vote to leave the EU. This includes pieces published before and after the referendum vote. If you are a UACES member and would like your piece featured below please email admin@uaces.org Pieces are ordered by publication date with the most recent at the top […]

JCMS Asia trip report

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As part of their original bid to become editors of JCMS Michelle Cini and Amy Verdun set themselves a number of goals during their tenure. These included (amongst others) making JCMS into a truly interdisciplinary journal, increasing the economics ranking of the journal and turning the JCMS website into a unique resource for subscribers and […]

Crisis and Innovation in the European Union: Beyond Populism and Managerialism

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UACES supported the organisation of two interdisciplinary workshops on Crisis and Innovation in the European Union: Beyond Populism and Managerialism at Warwick Law School. The British Academy and the Society of Legal Scholars provided additional financial support. The workshop on the 13 May 2016 brought together experts working on institutional corruption, financial regulation, internal market […]

The Return of Spheres of Influence? Continuity and Change in Geopolitics

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This seminar was supported by UACES and was held at the Aleksanteri Institute, the Russian and Eastern European Studies centre of excellence at the University of Helsinki. The event was also supported with funding from the Aleksanteri Institute and The Finnish Centre of Excellence in Russian Studies. Presentations were given in two roundtables. In the […]

Post-referendum message from UACES Chair

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I’m writing in my capacity as UACES Chair on the day after the UK voted by referendum to leave the EU.  UACES began its life in December 1967 before the UK joined the then EEC, and I see no reason for us not to continue with our mission as the UK negotiates its exit, and thereafter. That mission […]

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