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About European Studies

About the Association

UACES (University Association for Contemporary European Studies) is the global membership organisation for academics, students and practitioners who are interested in all aspects of Europe and the European Union.

Our principal activities include:

UACES is a Registered Charity in England and Wales (no. 1163773). The object of the Association is to advance education for the public benefit through the promotion of teaching and research in contemporary European Studies.

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Upcoming events

Browse our list of future events on all aspects of European Studies.

The film premiered at the 20th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival in 2018, won two awards at the International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra in 2019, and was also screened at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association in Washington, DC and the 2021 World Congress of Political Science of the International Political Science Association. According to the Filmaker, the objective of the film, which will be screened for the first time in the UK, is to engage students, researchers and the public with the nature of charismatic leadership and the role of institutions in contemporary politics.

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Thursday 23 May 10:30am to 17:30pm. This all-day event will examine the interactions between border practices and the character of the EU, exploring how the new lines of inclusion/exclusion drawn in Europe’s peripheries and on distant shores inform the political identity of the EU.

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This panel, co-sponsored by John Cabot's Department of Political Science and International Affairs and the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, is a timely discussion of the European elections scheduled across the 27 Member states between the 6th and the 9th of June.

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