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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 […]

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 […]

NORTIA Student Essay Competition: “50 years of European foreign policy cooperation”

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  Are you a Master student researching European foreign policy, European external relations or the EU´s role in the world?  Then we invite you to participate in this NORTIA essay competition We are inviting research essays by Master students, which add to our understanding of 50 years of European foreign policy cooperation: What are the […]

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 […]

Reform Implementation during Austerity: Explaining the Greek and Irish Cases | Nüve Yazgan, UACES Scholar 2019

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UACES Scholar 2019, Nüve Yazgan (University of Surrey), spent four weeks in Greece to conduct PhD fieldwork. Here, she reports on her experience.  Outline of the research The UACES bursary enabled me to spend four weeks in Greece to conduct a series of interviews with political actors relevant to my doctoral thesis. The purpose of […]

EU Foreign Policy 10 Years After Lisbon

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Perspectives on European Foreign Policy in the Context of Current EU-Russia Relations 1 Day Workshop – Friday 11 January 2019 – Leiden University, Netherlands In the kick-off session, three distinguished speakers share their assessment about the state of European foreign policy cooperation. We asked: What are the most pressing challenges facing the EU and its […]

UACES Chair’s Message — February 2019

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Nicholas Startin, University of Bath It has been a busy few months for the Association since I wrote my first column as Chair in November. While Brexit developments continue to move along at a snail’s pace, I am pleased to report that UACES remains as busy and as vibrant a community of scholars as ever. […]

The Benefits of Research Cooperation | NORTIA Fellow Dorina Baltag

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Dr. Dorina Baltag visited Brussels School of International Studies (BSIS) at Kent University during her NORTIA Residency in Autumn 2018. She is currently involved in teaching and coordinating courses in the European Studies Programme at Maastricht University. I applied for the NORTIA residency at Kent University (Brussels School of International Studies, BSIS) at the time […]

Brexit and the Voice of the People: But Which People?

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Brexit and the Voice of the People: But Which People? Moira Dustin, Nuno Ferreira and Susan Millns (Sussex European Institute at the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK) A thousand different lenses Brexit has been debated and unpicked to exhaustion. Writing in February 2019, Brexit is beginning to feel like a bad soap opera whose scriptwriter […]

Members News | Virtual Learning Environment on the EU

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How can a virtual learning environment fill the gap of knowledge on the European Union? UACES member Fabio Masini and Francesco Pigozzo introduce their free online educational platform arising from the AwarEU project.  The Virtual Learning Environment on the EU is the most important output of the Erasmus+ K3 project “European Awareness – AwarEU”, a […]

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