EU Cross-Border Cooperation Activities and Governance of its Eastern Neighbourhood

Cherkasy Oblast, Ukraine

22 November 2019

22 November 2019

One-day international workshop

"EU Cross-Border Cooperation Activities and Governance of its Eastern Neighbourhood"

Bohdan Khmelnytsky National University of Cherkasy, Ukraine

On behalf of our organizing committee we invite you to take part in our one-day international workshop «EU Cross-Border Cooperation Activities and Governance of its Eastern Neighbourhood». The aim of the workshop is to discuss, inform and connect junior and well-established border and governance scholars from different regions and universities for future projects, facilitate field trips in Eastern Europe and provide a collaborative venue for researchers to discuss their work in an interdisciplinary setting.

 

The areas for discussion may vary but cover all aspects of cross-border cooperation issues in the EU Eastern neighbourhood, examine cross-border policies and how they shape and impact local settings. We are particularly welcoming participants who are researching borders and its governance with case studies on the Eastern Partnership countries. Applications are encouraged from interdisciplinary fields, including political science, history, sociology, public administration and language studies.

 

The language of the workshop is English. Presenters will be given approximately 10-15 minutes on a panel to present their ideas. One-night accommodation, all-day food, including dinner in the local restaurant will be paid for presenters. Presenters will only have to pay for their travel expenses. However, there will be a limited funding which may cover some travel expenses across Europe. Please, indicate if your need funding for travel.

 

Speakers will be announced in due course by email after confirming their participation. They will include leading border and governance scholars from Canada and Europe, practitioners on the EU side as well as local established academics. If you decide to take part in the workshop, please, send a short abstract (max. 1 page) and an academic CV in English not later than November 10, 2019 to eucross.border2019@gmail.com and tshaban@uvic.ca. Notification results will be sent to you by November 14. Contributions may be considered for publication with the Borders in Globalisation review: https://journals.uvic.ca/index.php/bigreview.

 

Please indicate the following details in the subject line of your e-mail: first and last name; affiliation and type of your participation: presenter or attendee. Attached is an information letter with more details about the event.

 

The workshop is funded by the University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES), Bohdan Khmelnitsky National University of Cherkasy, EU studies at the University of Victoria and Borders in Globalisation (BIG) project.





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