Provisional Programme

'Looking Backwards to Go Forwards? Europe at a Crossroads'

UACES Student Forum Research Conference 2017, Newcastle University

This programme is subject to change.

Breakout sessions and lunch will take place in the Politics Building (37 on campus map available here).

Plenary sessions will take place in the Law Building (38 on campus map).

Sunday 2nd July 2017

20:00 23:00 Pre-conference drinks at The Forth (Pink Lane, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 5DW)

Monday 3rd July 2017

08:30 09:00 Registration & morning tea and coffee (Politics Building)
09:00 09:15

Welcome Address (Law Lecture Theatre)

Anna Wambach (Newcastle University and UACES Student Forum Chair)

09:15 10:45

Roundtable: 'Implications of Brexit from a Local Perspective' (Law Lecture Theatre)

Chair: Dr Jocelyn Mawdsley (Newcastle University)

10:45 11:15 Refreshment Break (Student Common Room)
11:15 12:45

Breakout Session 1

Panel A – Theorising the European Space

Venue – G.22 (Politics Building)

Chair: Dr Kyle Grayson (Newcastle University)

Panel B – Security and Defence Cooperation in Europe

Venue – G.25 (Politics Building)

Chair: Dr Jocelyn Mawdsley (Newcastle University)

12:45 13:45

Lunch (Student Common Room)

13:45 15:15

Breakout Session 2

Panel A – Contemporary European Legal Challenges

Venue – G.22 (Politics Building)

Chair: Pawel Pustelnik (Cardiff University)

Panel B – Applied EU Studies Theories

Venue – G.25 (Politics Building)

Chair: Dr Katharine Wright (University of Winchester)

15:15 15:45 Refreshment Break (Student Common Room)
15:45 17:15

Breakout Session 3

Panel A – Free Movement of Persons and Fundamental Rights

Venue – G.22

Chair: Dr Francesco De Cecco (Newcastle University)

Panel B – Enlargement and the Eastern Partnership

Venue – G.25

Chair: Quincy Cloet (Aberystwyth University)

17:15 20:00

Drinks at Bar Loco

22 Leazes Park Rd, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4PG


Tuesday 4th July 2017

09:00 09:30 Registration and morning tea and coffee (Politics Building)
09:30 11:00

Breakout Session 4

Panel A – Conceptualising the EU's Approach to External Migration

Venue – G.22

Chair: Professor Anthony Zito (Newcastle University)

Panel B – European Institutional Adaptation

Venue – G.25

Chair: Dr Philip Daniels (Newcastle University)

11:00 11:30 Refreshment Break (Student Common Room)
11:30 13:00

Breakout Session 5

Panel A – Democracy and Campaigns in Europe

Venue – G.22

Chair: Dr Jocelyn Mawdsley (Newcastle University)

Panel B – EU Trade and Foreign Policies

Venue – G.25

Chair: Dr Mark Langan (Newcastle University)

13:00 14:00 Lunch (Student Common Room)
14:00 15:30

Roundtable: 'The Future of European Studies' (Law Lecture Theatre)

Chair: Anna Wambach (Newcastle University)


Conference closes


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