Ideas on Europe

Latest Blog Posts

Motivational Quotes For Work

Zane Šime |

Original date of publication on the UACES Ideas on Europe platform: 11 April 2016 Do you have at work one of these lovely collaborative brainstorming boards? I do. Here is my inspirational (inspirational / management) quote. In short, I have taken the liberty to add a new twist to the widely used Altshuler’s quote. The […]

The EU’s Diplomacy for Science in the Southern Neighbourhood: Setting a Research Agenda

Zane Šime |

Original date of publication on the UACES Ideas on Europe platform: 15 October 2019 Foreword The outlined science diplomacy research project is presented with a full appreciation of Adler-Nissen’s concise observation that ‘over the last 50 years, European states have come to view their nations as anchored so deeply within the institutions of the EU that their […]

EUSBSR Should Be Profoundly Transformative

Zane Šime |

Original date of publication on the UACES Ideas on Europe platform: 21 October 2019 “In each one of us, in differing degrees, is contained the person we were yesterday, and indeed, in the nature of things it is even true that our past personae predominate in us, since the present is necessarily insignificant when compared […]

EU Science Diplomacy in the Southern Neighbourhood with a Bourdieusian Twist

Zane Šime |

Original date of publication on the UACES Ideas on Europe platform: 8 November 2019 This blog entry is a follow-up to the research agenda published last month. It presents further details of the research project. It captures the evolving complexity of the research project since the most recent reflections on Bourdieusian influences in the EU studies have encouraged […]

Science Diplomacy Joins the Snowballing Practice Turn

Zane Šime |

Original date of publication on the UACES Ideas on Europe platform: 13 December 2019 Introductory Remarks Winter bliss has arrived in Northern Europe which brings not only a festive mood but also an overall intellectual propensity towards certain concepts echoing seasonal scenery. Snowball effect (NB! not snowball sampling) is the one which comes into mind […]

Field and Habitus in the European Southern Neighbourhood Context

Zane Šime |

Original date of publication on the UACES Ideas on Europe platform: 2 January 2020 Introduction Since science diplomacy is a relatively nascent field of scholarly enquiry, it is worth exploring its capacity to keep in step with other dynamic contemporary theoretical currents which are pre-occupied with the evolution of diplomacy. Science diplomacy holds the potential […]

Wrestling With the Challenges of a Qualitative Interview

Zane Šime |

Original date of publication on the UACES Ideas on Europe platform: 11 January 2020 If the earlier blog entries (October, November, December and January) covered the thematic scope of the envisaged research project, then this one is dedicated to the complexities of data processing, namely, qualitative interviews, the challenges in analysing the acquired insights. Recently reviewed scholarly remarks on […]

Two years of war in Ukraine : lessons learnt

eu!radio |

We recently welcomed Albrecht Sonntag to eu!radio! He is a professor at ESSCA School of Management, based in Angers, France. He spoke about the European Union’s learning process over the last two years since Russia's invasion on Ukraine.

Brexit: Millions were denied a vote

Jon Danzig |

The Conservatives 2015 manifesto promised ‘votes for life’ for all Britons living abroad – in line with other major democracies, such as the USA, France, Italy, and Canada. Britons who’d been living abroad for more than 15 years weren’t allowed to vote in UK elections. But the Tories pledged to change that. Those Britons abroad […]

Brexit: What David Cameron could have done

Jon Danzig |

On the day after the EU referendum, 24 June 2016, the then Prime Minister, David Cameron, stood outside 10 Downing Street. He could have said: “The people of the United Kingdom have all had their say.”

Subscribe to Newsletter

UACES, IACES and Ideas on Europe do not take responsibility for opinions expressed in articles on blogs hosted on Ideas on Europe. All opinions are those of the contributing authors. The content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - NonCommercial - ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

The map in the Ideas on Europe logo is an abstract map. It does not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of UACES, IACES and Ideas on Europe concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

© UACES 2024