DAAD Science Tour 'Research in Germany' 2014

20 September, 2014 (All day)

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) invites researchers and administrators from around the world to join in a tour of northern Germany’s innovative future-scenario modeling research facilities.

Science Tour Dates: 30 November to 6 December 2014

The tour focuses on an interdisciplinary range of topics related to the use of computer-based modeling and simulation, including economics, epidemiology and climate change.

This is an ideal opportunity for university and research institute members with a strong research background and a marked interest in international cooperation.

Immigration Policies and Practices: Europe & North America (Conference)


Immigration Policies and Practices: Europe & North America Graduate Student Conference (pdf)

Institute for European Studies,
University of British Columbia

Conference Date: December 1, 2012 Submission Deadline: October 8, 2012

8 October, 2012 (All day)

DAAD Internship: EMGIP Bundestag 2013

EMGIP - Bundestag offers internship opportunities for U.S. and Canadian students in the German parliament, the Bundestag. The internships are 2 months long in positions matching the student’s interest and experience. Interns will be placed within the Verwaltung, preferably with a Sekretariat working for their preferred Ausschuss. Asides from contributing to the respective offices, interns have the opportunity to study legislative and administrative procedures in the German parliament.

Program Objectives:

Balkans Peace Program (BPP) Summer 2012: Post-Conflict Development in Kosovo


This is an educational program that will provide students enrolled in a university outside of Kosovo and the region with the unique opportunity to spend about three weeks in Kosovo studying and learning about development in practice in a post-conflict area right in the middle of Europe. Participants of the program will also visit three other Balkans countries, Albania, Macedonia, and Montenegro.

11 May, 2012 (All day)

Jindal Journal of International Affairs (Call for Papers)

The Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA) and the Centre for European Studies (CES) are now accepting submissions for the Jindal Journal of International Affairs, April 2012 issue. Manuscripts from European Studies, Politics of EU and related fields, European Anthropology, EU Economic Crisis, European Critical Security Studies, European Cosmopolitan Ethics, European Identity, European Enlargement, European Minority Rights and Identity, European Convention on Human Rights [ECHR], are particularly welcome. Authors should ensure that their submissions are original contributions, between 5000 to 8000 words and should not be under consideration for any other publication at the same time. Book reviews or Review Essays of about 1000-1200 words on the above and related topics are welcome.

12 March, 2012 (All day)

European Union: Instances of Cooperation and Discord (Call for Papers)

On March 2nd, 2012, York University’s European Union Center of Excellence will be holding its third annual Graduate Student Conference at its Glendon Campus in Toronto, Ontario. This year’s theme will be “European Union: Instances of Cooperation and Discord/ Union Européenne: entre coopération et désaccord”. The purpose is to showcase graduate student work and promote debate on topics relating to the European Union.


17 January, 2012 (All day)

ECSA-C Young Researchers Network (Call for Membership)

Young Researchers Network European Communities Studies Association - Canada


In 2004, the Young Researchers Network became an official entity within the European Community Studies Association-Canada (ECSA- C YRN). Currently, the ECSA-C YRN seeks to expand its activities in order to strengthen its capacity as a dynamic, innovative organization within the area of European studies in Canada. Graduate students from Canadian universities are most welcome to join our Network.


Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies (Call for Applications)

The Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies is pleased to solicit applications for its next fellowship competition. The program offers fellowships to scholars in all social science and humanities disciplines, including historians working on modern and contemporary German and European history for a research period in Berlin between 10-12 months.

1 December, 2011 (All day)

Free Movement and Discrimination (Call for Papers)

Call for Papers: Free Movement and Discrimination

November 28, 2011

Glendon College, York University (Toronto, Canada)

Democratic states tend to guarantee free movement within their territory to all citizens. Similarly, the European Union guarantees the right to live and the right to work anywhere within EU territory to EU citizens and members of their families. Such rights reflect the project of equality and undifferentiated individual rights for all who have the status of citizen. But they are not uncontested. Within the EU, several member states have or propose to reintroduce border controls and restrict access for EU citizens who claim social assistance. Some, most notably France and Italy, have emphasized their expulsions of Roma, which challenge human rights norms against discrimination. Within democratic states, particularly federal ones and others where decentralized jurisdictions are responsible for social welfare provision, it sometimes appears that some citizens are more equal than others. Principles such as benefit portability, prohibition of residence requirements for access to programs or rights, and mutual recognition of qualifications and credentials facilitate the free flow of people within states and reflect the attempt to eliminate internal borders. The purpose of this workshop is to explore the politics of free movement and discrimination in the EU and a range of democratic states.

Participants will be asked to revise their contributions for publication. Please send an abstract to Willem Maas (maas@yorku.ca) as soon as possible but no later than September 5. We will notify participants promptly following this date.

5 September, 2011 (All day)

Review of European and Russian Affairs (Call for Submissions)

The Review of European and Russian Affairs, housed at the Centre for European Studies (the EU Centre of Excellence at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada), invites submissions of academic articles from young researchers. A recent conference paper or an extract from high quality thesis work could be adapted for the journal.

For more information click here or visit their website.

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