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A Book Review: Hitler’s Cosmopolitan Bastard: Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi and his Vision of Europe

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Even amongst those well-versed in the history of European integration, the name of Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi (RCK for short here and in the book) is relatively unknown.  This is particularly true in the anglosphere where until now there was no biography in English of this remarkable 20th century figure.  Martyn Bond would have already done a considerable service by producing such a biography but in fact, the book offers much more and can be read with equal profit by specialists as well as the general reader. 

Is this the end of the Year Abroad for UK Modern Languages students? Time is running out for Erasmus

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Six months ago back in early January, my fellow UACES Officers and I posted the message below on our website addressing our concerns about the prospects of the UK not remaining part of the Erasmus+ programme post Brexit:

Researching EU counter-terrorism policy post-2015 | Christine Andreeva, UACES Scholar 2019

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UACES Scholar 2019, Christine Andreeva (Dublin City University), visited a range of European capitals to conduct PhD fieldwork. Here, she reports on her experience. 

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 […]

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose? The 2019 European election results in France

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Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose? The 2019 European election results in France Nick Startin, University of Bath The 2019 European election campaign in France was framed by the French media as a rerun of the second round of the 2017 presidential elections. The dominant narrative centred on who would be the leading […]

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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