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Researching the Development of Regional Parliaments in Europe, South America & Africa | UACES Scholar 2018

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Report by UACES-James Madison Charitable Trust (JMCT) Scholar 2018, Bruno Theodoro Luciano (University of Birmingham).  Thanks to the UACES/JMCT scholarship I was able to conduct a research fieldwork in South Africa for the purposes of my PhD research, which aims to investigate the development of regional parliaments in Europe (European Parliament), South America (Mercosur Parliament) […]

Governance beyond the Anthropocene: Ecological Issues in European Political practice and Thought | Event Report

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governance, anthropocene, European Studies, UACES Small Event Grant

School of Humanities, University of Hertfordshire, June 22nd 2018 Organisers:  Dr Francesca Batzella, Dr Elisa Randazzo and Hannah Richter On June 22nd the members of the Security & Governance research group at the University of Hertfordshire welcomed scholars working on ecological issues in Political Science, Political Theory and Law for a day of presentations and […]

A Re-Nationalisation and De-Europeanisation of EU foreign policy? | 1st NORTIA Conference

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Paula Lamoso (Autonomous University Madrid) This report was originally published on the NORTIA website NORTIA celebrated its First Network Conference at IBEI Barcelona (hosted by Dr Robert Kissack and his team) during 6-8 June 2018. It was my first time participating in a NORTIA event, and the assessment cannot be better.  We enjoyed three days of colloquium about teaching […]

Researching European Energy Policy at the Historical Archives of the European Union

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    Marta Musso, King’s College London Thanks to the UACES funding to visit the Historical Archives of the European Union (HAEU), I spent a total of three weeks in Florence, at the European University Institute, to study the collection related to the Energy Committee of EEC between 1958 and 1974. I have been study […]

UACES Chair’s Message — August 2018

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Helen Drake, Loughborough University London This is the full version of Helen’s final Chair’s Column for the UACES members’ newsletter, before she steps down after 6 years of service as UACES Chair.  What’s in a subject association?[1]  UACES is above all a membership organisation. We exist first and foremost to deliver benefit to our members, […]

External Perceptions of the EU after Brexit | Event Report

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Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz 28-29 June 2018 On the second anniversary of the British referendum and the “Leave” vote, this international workshop hosted at the University of Mainz addressed the impact of Brexit on external partners’ perceptions of the EU and, by extension, on EU foreign policy. The event was supported by a UACES Small Event […]

The European Union and the Northern Ireland Peace Process | Event Report

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27 April 2018 National University of Ireland Galway O’Donoghue Theatre @EUpeaceNUIG #EUpeaceNUIG   Architects of the European Union peace programmes in Northern Ireland came together for the first time in twenty years to reflect on the role the European Union played in the Northern Ireland peace process. They were joined by academic experts on the […]

Chair’s Message — May 2018

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Helen Drake, Loughborough University London 29 May 2018 This is my penultimate column for the newsletter as Chair. My successor will be Nick Startin (University of Bath), and I would like to congratulate him on winning the election for the role. He and the Committee will be joined by two new elected members, Viviane Gravey […]

Outreach, Reconciliation and Conflict Sensitivity: The War Childhood Museum in Sarajevo

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The UACES Collaborative Research Network ‘Europe and the Everyday’ organised a workshop ‘Europe and the Politics of Crisis’  at the War Childhood Museum in Sarajevo in July 2017. The experience of the museum is examined in a paper on conflict sensitivity by Simona Guerra (University of Leicester), Jasminko Halilovic (War Childhood Museum) and Amina Krvavac […]

Europe After Brexit: New Opportunities for Democratic Politics? | Event Report

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What might Brexit mean for the rest of Europe? That was the heart of a conference hosted by ESPOL – the European School of Political and Social Sciences – in the Catholic University of Lille on 9-10 November 2017. The conference – convened by Julien Navarro of ESPOL and Michael Holmes of Liverpool Hope – […]

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