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How newspaper lies led to Brexit

Jon Danzig |

Prince Harry, Sir Elton John and Liz Hurley are among a group of celebrities suing the Daily Mail publishers, Associated Newspapers, for what they describe as “abhorrent criminal activity”. Their legal action claims they have “compelling and highly distressing evidence” that they have been “victims” of  “gross breaches of privacy by Associated Newspapers”. The group […]

Establishing common grounds: our first RELATE reading groups

Heidi Maurer |

The UACES research network RELATE (European Studies in a Relational Universe) aims to bring together scholars with an expertise and interest in social relational theory, to advance and inspire an innovative relational research agenda and bring relational theory into the mainstream of EU and European studies, and to contribute to capacity-building of early career researchers […]

Introducing the EUFutures Research Network: Inter-Disciplinary Approaches to Connecting EU Law, Policy and Politics

Prof Elaine Fahey, Dr Fabien Terpan, Dr Rebecca Zahn |

The EUFutures research network was launched in 2022 in order to answer this question. Sponsored by UACES and the James Madison Charitable Trust from 2022-2025, the network brings together scholars to: reflect on the future methodological direction(s) of EU law and EU integration; to provide methodological training for EU lawyers interested in interdisciplinary study; and to consider both how law could open itself up to methodologies from other disciplines, and what legal analysis could offer political, economic and historical approaches.

True Tories were Remainers

Jon Danzig |

Conservatives, have you forgotten what your party in power used to stand for regarding Europe? For most of the past seven decades, Tory governments did more than any other to bring us closer to our continent. After all: It’s because of the Conservatives that the UK applied to join the European Community in the first […]

Summary: The Politics of Health Promotion in the EU, with Charlotte Godziewski

EUhealthgov |

On 26 August 2022 EUHealthGov held its sixth online seminar. We had the pleasure to host Dr Charlotte Godziewski (City, University of London) to discuss her new book, The Politics of Health Promotion in the European Union. Dr Godziewski gave a short presentation of the book, which explores how institutional structures, background ideas and active […]

What is going on in Italy?

Antonella Forganni |

Should Europe be seriously worried about the latest developments in Italian politics or simply shrug its shoulders and tick off the forthcoming parliamentary elections as yet another convulsion of a chronically unstable system? I have just received a nice envelop from the Italian Consulate in Paris with all the materials to vote to renew the […]

EUHealthGov at UACES 2022

EUhealthgov |

EUHealthGov is delighted to have been involved in this week’s annual conference of the University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES). We have hosted three panels this year – two taking place at the in-person conference, in Lille, and one at the virtual conference.  On Monday afternoon, we gathered for a panel on EU governance […]

A Southern Perspective on EU Enlargement

Marilena Koppa |

As the attention of the European public opinion has turned to Ukraine, it is our duty and responsibility not to leave the accession plans for the Balkans fall into oblivion, writes Marilena Koppa. Photo by Christian Lue on Unsplash. Nineteen years after the Thessaloniki Summit that offered an accession perspective to the Western Balkans, the […]

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