The IES welcomes Dr. Suzanna Crage as incoming visiting researcher for the period September 2012 to December 2012.
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.
The UBC senate recently approved a motion to change the mandate and structure of the College for Interdisciplinary Studies (CFIS). As of April 1st 2012, several research units including the IES will move to the Faculty of Arts. The Institute for European Studies now resides within the Department of Political Science.
For more information visit the CFIS website at www.cfis.ubc.ca/about/cfis-transitions.
A consortium of Canadian universities through the Network for European Studies (Canada) offers on a yearly base the EU Study Tour and Internship Program. At UBC the Institute for European Studies at the Department of Political Science organizes those programs. This year we are sending four students to the Study Tour that begins May 6th in Brussels and ends May 25th. Three students successfully applied for internship positions. Our congratulations go to Kate, Jeff, and Chris!
Email Dr. K. Hübner for further information.
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.