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Visiting the Historical Archives of the European Union

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      Cleo Davies, University of Edinburgh Thanks to the UACES scholarship to visit the Historical Archives of the European Union (HAEU) in Florence, I spent ten days in June 2018 working in the archives to consult both EU institutions’ holdings and individuals’ holdings. As I approach the end of my PhD thesis, this […]

Out of the LSE Bubble | NORTIA Fellow Irena Kahlousová

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Irena Kalhousová is currently a PhD student at the London School of Economics, working on relations between Central European countries and Israel. She is a Chief analyst and a member of the Program Committee at the Foundation Forum2000. Irena holds an M.Phil. degree in Contemporary European Studies from the University of Cambridge and a Bachelor’s […]

Researching EU Foreign Policy | NORTIA Fellow Irina Petrova

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Irina Petrova is a PhD fellow at the Leuven International and European Studies (LINES) Institute at the University of Leuven. Her dissertation (under the supervision of Professor Stephan Keukeleire) focuses on the comparison of different types of power exercised by the EU and Russia in their shared neighbourhood.     Synergies between NORTIA and projects […]

UACES Chair’s Message — November 2018

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Nicholas Startin, University of Bath It is a pleasure to be writing my first column for the newsletter as Chair of UACES. I would like to begin by saying a big thank you to Helen Drake for all of her efforts in the role over the last six years. Her excellent leadership skills and commitment […]

UACES European Energy Policy Research Network | Three Years in Review (2015-2018)

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After more than three years of very stimulating and productive research collaboration, the UACES funded Collaborative Research Network (CRN) on European Energy, established in 2015, held its final formal gathering at the UACES Annual Conference in Bath in September 2018. Since its launch, network members have delivered about forty-five research papers at various UACES Annual […]

Effective Enforcement of EU Law and Policy | UACES Research Network News

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The newly established UACES Research Network (RN) on Effective Enforcement of EU Law and Policy (2018-2021) has made an auspicious start with events at three international interdisciplinary conferences over the summer of 2018. In June, network co-ordinators, Sara Drake and Melanie Smith (Cardiff), and network members, Esther Versluis (Maastricht) and Judith van Erp (Utrecht), made […]

Best Book in European Studies | Interview with 2018 Prizewinner Thomas Winzen

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The UACES Best Book Prize is awarded annually for the book that has made the most substantial and original contribution to knowledge in contemporary European Studies. In 2018, the prize was awarded to Thomas Winzen (University of Mannheim) for his book Constitutional Preferences and Parliamentary Reform – Explaining National Parliaments’ Adaptation to European Integration (Oxford University Press, […]

3rd European Conference on Teaching and Learning Politics, IR and European Studies

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How we teach and learn matters – for students, for society, for us By Silviu Piros & Heidi Maurer Between 31 May and 1 June 2018, over 70 teaching and learning enthusiasts from across Europe, the United States and China attended the 3rd Conference on Teaching and Learning Politics, International Relations and European Studies (EuroTLC). […]

The Next Generation of European Studies | UACES Graduate Forum

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Dr Anna Wambach is the outgoing Chair of the UACES Graduate Forum, the international network of PhD and early-career European Studies scholars. Here, she reflects on how the Graduate Forum fosters collaboration, collegiality and interdisciplinarity in European Studies, and what she’s gained from being on the Committee.  In November 2014, I first stood for election to the UACES Student […]

Mapping Social Networks at UACES 2018

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Academic conferences are key meeting points in the research community, a vital outlet for new research, and an indispensable opportunity for collaborators to interact in person. But, asks Brendan Moore, how do we conceptualise these complex events, and what can they tell us about the wider European Studies discipline? During the UACES 48th Annual Conference […]

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