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UACES 53rd Annual Conference in Belfast
Join us in Belfast in 2023 to meet colleagues and other academics in the field of contemporary European studies at Queen's University Belfast (QUB). We’re delighted to finally be travelling to Belfast, after having to cancel our conference there in 2020 and we’re looking forward to seeing our members, new and old next year.
The conference will take place from 3-6 September 2023, with a virtual day being held on 11 September.
Upcoming deadlines for UACES funding opportunities, calls for papers and election nominations.
Read recent publications from our journals and written by our members.
Crises and Challenges for the European Union
The EU is in crisis. This crisis extends beyond the challenges of Covid-19, Brexit, the Eurozone, and mass migration. It cuts to the core of the EU itself. This text unpacks all dimensions of the EU in crisis, and analyses its implications for the EU and its member states.Read more
Debating Immigrants and Refugees in Central Europe
This book investigates the politicisation and framing of immigration in the media and political arena in Central Europe, examining two countries - Czechia and Slovakia - in the period surrounding the “European migrant crisis”.Read more
How European Citizens Understand the Economy
This book argues that the European public sphere functions to help citizens understand complex economic issues and discuss them meaningfully across borders. The book demonstrates that debates in the European public sphere spread knowledge to the population just as national debates do, thus allowing transnational deliberation to function in the EU and potentially advance a European identity.Read more