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Over the Horizon

Simon Usherwood |

No graphic for you this time, mainly because the ideas that I’m writing about here are part of an on-going process/struggle for me to generalise into something bigger. But I’m sure you’ll cope. The ‘resolution’ of the Northern Ireland Protocol with the Windsor Framework earlier this year was taken in some quarters as a sign […]

Always Meet Your Heroes: Reflections on ISA 2023

Ben Rosher |

One of the most profound but under-appreciated impacts of the Covid pandemic on Early Career Researchers (ECRs) is that we simply have not had the opportunity to find “our people” – the ones who are so integral for socialising us into academia, for accompanying us through the confusing terrain and showing us the hidden rooms. […]

UACES Scholarship 2022 Report

Taro Nishikawa |

Taro Nishikawa's PhD dissertation aims to understand how the European Community (EC)-Japan bilateral trade relations came to life from the 1980s to the early 1990s. Read how he used his Scholarship funding for his research.

Overview of Turkish Political History Ahead of May 2023 Elections (I) -- #2023TurkishElections

Gulay Icoz |

Turkey has faced significant challenges in achieving democratic governance since the establishment of the Turkish Republic in 1923. Although Turkey transitioned to democracy in the 1920s, it has experienced setbacks, including recent declines in democracy and moves towards autocracy. Turkish political history differs from its neighbours and Western European countries in that there is a […]

RENPET Network Residency at Sabancı University Istanbul

Y. Barış Ertürk |

As part of the RENPET Network Residency, I have been at Sabancı University Istanbul to work with Prof Dr Senem Aydin-Duzgit on one of the articles of my PhD project, starting from December 2022 to February 2023. This was my first research fellowship, and I was very curious and excited to have the opportunity. I […]

The 25th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement

eu!radio |

For our weekly ‘Ideas on Europe’ editorial by UACES, the University Association for European Studies, we have the pleasure to welcome again Dr Mary C. Murphy, from the University College in Cork, Ireland.   Listen to the podcast on eu!radio.   Twenty-five years ago, on 10th April 1998, the Good Friday Agreement was signed in […]

EU Digital Single Market Governance: More Public-Intervention, More Responsibility

JCMS |

By Sebastian Heidebrecht In the 1990s, European policymakers argued that “the creation of the information society in Europe should be entrusted to the private sector and to market forces” (European Council, 1994). In this regard, the European Union’s (EU) market integration has often been portrayed as nothing more than a Trojan horse of neoliberalism. EU […]

The New Geopolitics of Higher Education

Europe of Knowledge |

Hannah Moscovitz and Emma Sabzalieva How are shifting geopolitics affecting higher education institutions and systems? What are the power dynamics at play when geopolitics comes into conflict with higher education policy and practice? What is different about today’s higher education and global geopolitical trends from their interactions in the past? These questions are at the […]

How to Choose a Good Boss? Committee Coordinators in the European Parliament

JCMS |

By Mihail Chiru Committee group coordinators are some of the most influential Members of the European Parliament (MEPs): they manage committees’ broad policy agendas, ensure the positions of their European Party Group are coherent across different policy initiatives and maintain high levels of voting discipline at plenary votes. When coordinators achieve consensus among party MEPs […]

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