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RENPET Network Residency at KU Leuven

Óscar Fernández |

Óscar Fernández is a second-year PhD candidate at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, also affiliated with the Barcelona Institute of International Studies (IBEI). His PhD focuses on the EU’s role in global health. This article details his experience on a RENPET-funded research stay.

Research Trip to Brussels Supported by the UACES Scholarship

Sadaf Shahhosseini |

I am incredibly grateful to have been awarded the prestigious UACES scholarship. As a Ph.D. candidate in political science, this incredible opportunity has allowed me to embark on an exciting journey to the heart of European politics to conduct fieldwork research.

Ontological (In)Security at the Russia-EU Border: The Case of Finland and Estonia

Lauren K. Rogers |

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is the biggest security challenge to confront Europe in decades. In the face of the crisis, there were unprecedented calls for solidarity with Ukraine, but also a renewed effort to enact a common foreign and security policy that is both strategic and forward-looking. Ultimately, this breach of international law raises a […]

European Sovereignty Agenda and the UK: Time to Catch Up

Gesine Weber |

The Covid-19 pandemic, Russia’s war against Ukraine, and intensifying US-China competition and its repercussions on EU member states have prompted the bloc to increasingly reflect on its position on the geopolitical chessboard and forced it to take concrete action.

UACES Chair’s Message — June 2023

Simon Usherwood |

One of the great pleasures of being Chair of UACES is the repeated opportunity to talk with colleagues who have contributed to the life of the Association through the years and who continue to want to do their bit to our on-going endeavours.

Obituary: Uwe Kitzinger 1928-2023

William E. Paterson |

Uwe was the leading advocate of British membership in the then EEC and he continued this advocacy through Brexit till his death. He had developed the skill of advocacy as President of the Oxford Union and his advocacy was expressed first in his enormously influential book ’The Challenge of the Common Market‘.

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