UACES is celebrating its 50th anniversary as the academic association for contemporary European Studies. Since 1967, UACES has supported its members in their careers, and promoted the study, research and teaching of contemporary Europe, through a range of activities and initiatives.
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We are holding events throughout 2017-2018 all over Europe to mark our Golden year. Learn more and register your attendance below.
Europe in the Archives, Europe in the FutureJoin us for a 2-day conference in October 2017 at the EUI in Florence. The event will showcase the newly-deposited UACES archives and examine the last 50 years of both European Studies in the UK and the UK's relationship with the EU. Find out more
Europe at a Crossroads: Student Forum ConferenceIn July 2017, thirty postgraduate and early career researchers gathered at the Newcastle University Politics Department to examine the current challenges facing Europe, the historical developments which have led to these challenges, and perspectives on the EU’s future. Find out more
UACES Annual Conference 2017: KrakowThe 47th UACES Annual Conference takes place at Jagiellonian University in Krakow from 4-6 September 2017. Register before the 14th August and take advantage of student and members' rates where applicable.
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First Look at the UACES ArchivesQuincy Cloet, Aberystwyth University, was awarded funding on a competitive basis to travel to the EUI in Florence and conduct research in the newly-deposited UACES archives. Quincy will present his findings at the 'Europe in the Archives, Europe in the Future' conference in October.
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UACES 50th Birthday CelebrationJoin us for an evening in December 2017 celebrating UACES' 50th anniversary. A panel discussion with previous chairs of UACES will be followed by a drinks reception. Members will receive details shortly. In advance,
we are collecting memories of UACES from the past 50 years. . Get in touch with your photos and memories
UACES Annual Conference 2018: BathUACES is delighted that that the 48th Annual Conference (3-5 September 2018) will be held at the University of Bath, which is also marking its 50th anniversary. The Call for Papers opens in October 2017. Find out more
UACES50 Podcasts and Interviews Subscribe to our Youtube channel to be notified about the launch of our exciting new series of interviews and podcasts on contemporary European research.