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UACES #MidweekMeetup – Online teaching and learning

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To respond to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, we at UACES wanted to bring our community together. And we went the same way everyone is going right now: online. We created virtual coffee meetings to offer our community a space in which everyone can exchange experiences and ideas relating to a topic. We kicked-off with online […]

Creating connection when teaching online

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Dr Rachael Dickson, University of Birmingham The move to online teaching across higher education due to Coronavirus comes with many challenges. There are new platforms and technologies to master, changes to assessment and delivery methods, and how to keep the dog/cat/children from invading your camera space. One thing that is concerning many of us, is […]

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 […]

One-Day International Workshop: “EU Cross-Border Cooperation Activities and Governance of its Eastern Neighbourhood”

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Funded by the UACES small event grant and a grant from the European Studies and the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at the University of Victoria, Canada The aim of the workshop was to discuss, inform, and connect junior and well-established border and governance scholars from different regions and universities for future projects, facilitate field […]

One-Day International Workshop “EU Cross-Border Cooperation Activities and Governance of its Eastern Neighbourhood”

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Funded by the UACES small event grant and a grant from the European Studies and the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at the University of Victoria, Canada The aim of the workshop was to discuss, inform, and connect junior and well-established border and governance scholars from different regions and universities for future projects, facilitate field trips in […]

What No One Told You about Doing Fieldwork in Your Country of Origin

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By Olga Burlyuk Drawing on my 10+ years of experience in researching my home country while living and working abroad, this feature tells you what no methodology guide told you about doing fieldwork in your country of origin. Five sets of “issues” that may (and will) challenge you practically and emotionally come up: reverse culture shock, […]

UACES Chair’s Message — December 2019

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Nicholas Startin, University of Bath It has been another busy few months for UACES. At UACES 2019 in Lisbon, we welcomed over 450 delegates to the University of Lisbon’s Faculty of Law. I would like to thank the organisers and everyone at the UACES office and on the Committee, for ensuring that the conference ran […]

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 […]

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