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Standing Still to Move Forward? Reflections on a Decade at UACES

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A few months ago, I was having a WhatsApp chat with my 3 best friends. They are all incredibly talented women – one is a partner in a law firm, another an award-winning science journalist and author, another a charity policy director. Intimidating or what? The conversation was about the organisations they’ve worked for and the value of moving between different companies. One of my friends said ‘[it’s] amazing how easily you can think your organisation’s way of doing something is the best or most productive until you experience different workplaces’.

UACES Chair’s Message — May 2020

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Dear UACES colleague, I hope you and your friends and family are well during these troubling and uncertain times. It has been great to see that the UACES community has remained as vibrant and supportive as ever online and on Social Media as colleagues have adapted to the realities of teaching, researching and staying in […]

UACES Chair’s Message — February 2020

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Dear UACES colleague, This is my first column as Chair since the UK’s departure from the EU. I am sure for many of you, particularly those based in the UK, this was a day of reflection and contemplation. My sentiments on the day were of sadness as I considered what the UK’s exit meant to […]

Small States and Security in Europe: Between National and International Policy-Making | Event Report

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“Small States and Security in Europe: Between National and International Policy-Making” Workshop University of Cambridge 27-28 June 2019 This event was supported by a UACES Small Event Grant and by the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports from the grant OPVVV CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/17_050/0008466.     On 27-28 June 2019, University of Cambridge hosted a workshop on small […]

The Changing Role of Citizens in Reforming EU Democracy | Event Report

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“The Changing Role of Citizens in Reforming EU Democracy” Workshop Queen Mary University of London 15 May 2019 This event was supported by funding provided by a UACES Small Event Grant (learn more and apply), the Queen Mary Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences (IHSS), and the Queen Mary Department of Law. The event contributes […]

UACES Chair’s Message — May 2019

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Nicholas Startin, University of Bath Let me begin by thanking everyone who put their names forward for election to the UACES committee. Their willingness to be involved in the running of the Association is much appreciated. I would like to congratulate Jocelyn Mawdsley from  Newcastle University who will be the Association’s new Treasurer for a […]

Decentring Europe: Critical Approaches to European Foreign Policy | Event Report

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Decentring Europe: Critical Approaches to European Foreign Policy Research Seminar University of London Institute in Paris 7 March 2019 Organised by the Centre for European Research (CER), Queen Mary University of London in cooperation with the University of London Institute in Paris. Supported by a UACES Small Event Grant (learn more and apply).  The rationale […]

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