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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‘.

Engaging with the International Relations Academic Community Beyond Europe – Presenting Research Findings at the ISA Annual Conference in Montréal

Magdalena König |

Being located at the intersection of European Studies and Security Studies, my PhD project looks at how counter-terrorism policy, in particular preventive counter-terrorism, has come to be an important area of integration in EU enlargement towards the South East European accession candidate states. I am interested in how preventive counter-terrorism shapes and (re)orders political relations […]

Always Meet Your Heroes: Reflections on ISA 2023

Ben Rosher |

One of the most profound but under-appreciated impacts of the Covid pandemic on Early Career Researchers (ECRs) is that we simply have not had the opportunity to find “our people” – the ones who are so integral for socialising us into academia, for accompanying us through the confusing terrain and showing us the hidden rooms. […]

UACES Scholarship 2022 Report

Taro Nishikawa |

Taro Nishikawa's PhD dissertation aims to understand how the European Community (EC)-Japan bilateral trade relations came to life from the 1980s to the early 1990s. Read how he used his Scholarship funding for his research.

RENPET Network Residency at Sabancı University Istanbul

Y. Barış Ertürk |

As part of the RENPET Network Residency, I have been at Sabancı University Istanbul to work with Prof Dr Senem Aydin-Duzgit on one of the articles of my PhD project, starting from December 2022 to February 2023. This was my first research fellowship, and I was very curious and excited to have the opportunity. I […]

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