This one-day workshop, sponsored by UACES, Liverpool University’s Europe and the World Centre, and Aberystwyth University’s Department of International Politics, brought together scholars and practitioners from the UK and Spain to examine the transformation of politics in Spain in recent years. This has seen many established political parties lose electoral support and government office, and […]
I’m writing in my capacity as UACES Chair on the day after the UK voted by referendum to leave the EU. UACES began its life in December 1967 before the UK joined the then EEC, and I see no reason for us not to continue with our mission as the UK negotiates its exit, and thereafter. That mission […]
UACES published its first ever newsletter – Number 0 – in July 1968, and the publication has been in continuous production ever since. The first item in that initial number was a statement of the aims of the Association, which read as follows: To promote teaching and research in contemporary European Studies, in fields such […]
Over 40 PhD researchers from all over the UK and Europe came to discuss the challenges around teaching European Studies. The aim of the seminar was to better comprehend the different teaching methods available for PhD students, early career researchers and postgraduate higher education teachers. The 2016 event picked up some of the discussions on […]
Over 130 people from 16 countries gathered to hear six keynote speakers, and policy responses from fifteen panellists. Panels covered Health systems and patient and professional mobility; Fiscal sustainability of health systems; and Global contexts. Respondents included policy makers from European Commission DGs; national health ministries; and professional and civil society networks and coalitions. The […]
The College of Europe organised a workshop with the financial support of a small events grant from UACES. The workshop focused on the increasing interest on narratives among European studies scholars and the institutions of the EU. In recent years there has been a tendency to explain the successes or mainly the failures in building and […]
The idea for this workshop was quite simple: to bring together new and established EU studies researchers that use qualitative methods to investigate the role and functioning of EU institutions. The Council of the European Union, for example, is a key player in European decision-making and still one of the most puzzling institutions for EU […]
The workshop brought together scholars of international standing and with a background stemming from different policy fields. The aim of the workshop was to reflect on the topic of data protection from various perspectives. The event was broadly advertised, open to the public and well attended. The audience was composed of members of the European […]
How can Twitter be integrated into teaching and learning European Studies? What are the pitfalls and challenges faced when using this medium? Here, Egle Dagilyte, shares advice and tips from UACES social media academic enthusiasts.
Following the Conservative party victory in the 2015 UK general election, Tobias Lock presents the key findings of a policy paper which resulted from a UACES Small Event grant funded workshop.