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NEXTEUK Conference


Global order and the future of EU-UK relations

The Centre for European Research, a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL), is pleased to announce its second international conference as part of the NEXTEUK Project on the future of EU-UK relations, co-funded by the Erasmus + Jean Monnet Programme.

This two-day conference will take place at the University of London in Paris (9-11 rue Constantine) on 13 and 14 January 2022. It will gather academics from various disciplines interested in the topic of Global Order and the future of EU-UK relations.

The academic programme will be complemented by keynotes and policy events, and will provide a networking opportunity between policymakers and scholars at all stages of their career.

Key topics driving this conference include, but are not limited to:

●      China and the new EU-UK relations

●      Normative power Europe, the UK and the world

●      The transatlantic relationship and the new EU-UK relations

●      Trade and the new EU-UK relations

●      EU-UK relations and the global order: strategy and interests

●      The global migration agenda and the new EU-UK relations

●      International health politics and the new EU-UK relations

●      Climate and the future of EU-UK relations

Submission details: paper and/or panel proposals are to be submitted by 22 October 2021 (23.59) on Paper proposals should be no more than 300 words long, have 3 to 5 five key words and include also the names, emails and affiliations of their authors. Panel proposals should be limited to 4 papers. Acceptance answers will be given in the following weeks and papers will have to be sent in by 3 January 2022. There is limited funding available for travel and accommodation for successful applicants.

Young scholars who have not yet or have just completed their PhD as well as early-career colleagues are strongly encouraged to participate. As the members of this project are deeply engaged in the formulation of policy-relevant recommendations, all participants will be encouraged to contribute to the NEXTEUK blog and Working paper series. The best presentations will be selected to be included in a special issue.

If you have any questions or queries regarding this conference, please contact Dr Agathe Piquet (

13 - 14 Jan 2022 Paris, France