UACES 50th Annual Conference

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 6-9 September 2020

Join us in Belfast for UACES 2020

Our annual interdisciplinary conference brings together academics and practitioners from around the world to present and discuss the latest research on Europe and the European Union. More than 400 papers are presented over three days, alongside keynote lectures, workshops, non-traditional panels and social activities.

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Registrations open in March.

Submissions for papers & panels are closed.

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Keynote Speaker Announcement:
Professor Wojciech Sadurski will be delivering the keynote lecture on “EU in charge of the rule of law in member states? The role for Europe in the time of democratic backsliding”, which will take place on Monday 7th September 2020.
This key-note mirrors the overall theme of the 50th UACES conference:
How the EU can and should respond to the multiple crises in which it is engulfed. The “rule of law crisis” is one of those, mirroring the internal defection of some Member States and a wider threat to the values on which the EU was founded.

    Key Dates

  • 31 October 2019 CfP Open
  • 26 January 2020 CfP Deadline (sign up for a reminder)
  • 7 February 2020 CfP Extended Deadline
  • March 2020 Communication of Decisions
  • March 2020 Registration Opens
  • 31 May 2020 Early-Bird Registration Deadline
  • 30 June 2020 Registration Deadline
  • 6-9 September 2020 Conference Dates

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