Sixth Annual Graduate Student Conference on the European Union (Call for Papers)
Taking the European Union into the 21st Century: History, Challenges,and Debates
Saturday, April 9, 2011 - University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The European Union faces challenges that affect its citizens, institutions, and policy-making capabilities. The Organizing Committee of the Sixth Annual Graduate Student Conference on the European Union welcomes papers addressing the theme “Taking the European Union into the 21st Century.” Submissions are welcome from all disciplines on a variety of topics including, but not limited to, EU politics, governance, economics, history, security studies, and institutions, as well as policies covering enlargement, immigration, development, trade, transatlantic relations, and foreign policy.
**Submission Deadline for Abstracts: December 10, 2010**
Abstracts should be 250-300 words in length. Preference will be given to abstracts that clearly specify the paper’s research design, including theoretical approach and methods. Abstracts must be e-mailed as a Word or PDF attachment. Please also include a current C.V.with your submission. Only authors enrolled in degree-granting graduate or professional programs are eligible to participate.
The University of Pittsburgh’s library system houses one of the largest and most complete archives of primary and secondary documents on the European Union, dating back to the beginnings of the European Coal and Steel Community. Conference presenters are given access to the archive for research while in Pittsburgh.
This conference is made possible through support from the European Commission.