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Recap: UBC IES Undergraduate Team at the West Coast Model European Union
March 1, 2015
On February 20-21, 2015, a cohort of six UBC undergraduate students sponsored by the Institute for European Studies participated in the 11th annual West Coast Model European Union (MEU) at the University of Washington. Hosted by the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies and the Center for West European Studies, MEU simulates European Council […]

Introducing: UBC IES West Coast Model EU Summit Teams
February 2, 2015
The Institute for European Studies is sending three teams of two students each to represent UBC at the University of Washington’s West Coast Model European Union on February 20-21, 2015. A simulation of a European Council Summit, the Model European Union will see undergraduate students from an array of North American universities adopt the role […]

Trans-Atlantic Summer Institute Graduate Students Fellowship – Apply Now!
April 1, 2014
Trans-Atlantic Summer Institute (TASI): Dynamics of Inclusion and Exclusion across Europe and North America July 7-19, 2014. Europe University Viadrina The concept of identity has increasingly become the target of criticism. Critical theory, broadly understood, and socially engaged research—so the reproach runs—tend to reproduce and essentialize institutional attributions of identity. Both remain caught in social and […]

Canada-EU Workshop Series – Opening Up Canadian Federalism the European Way
March 15, 2014
UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA CANADA-EU WORKSHOP SERIES Opening Up Canadian Federalism the European Way  RSVP AND WEBSITE: http://eucaworkshops.com THE VANCOUVER WORKSHOP The Vancouver workshop compares how Canada and the EU coordinate back to work programs for the unemployed and pensions policy across their respective political systems, and identifies some of the coordination challenges facing Canada. For example, […]

Welcome Dr. André Bächtiger!
March 2, 2014
The IES would like to welcome it’s newest Visiting Scholar, Dr. André Bächtiger. He will be visiting the IES for the period of March. André Bächtiger, is research professor of the Swiss National Science Foundation at the University of Lucerne. His research focuses on the challenges of mapping and measuring deliberation and political communication as well […]