Workshop on European Futures: key themes from postgraduate research
Call for Proposals – EXTENDED DEADLINE
The University of Warwick, the Midlands Graduate School (bringing together the ESRC Doctoral Training Centres of Warwick, Birmingham and Nottingham) alongside Belgium based Universities are organising a two-day workshop in Brussels entitled ‘European Futures: key themes from postgraduate research’. Framed by keynote addresses from EU policymakers and specialist academics, the event will feature short presentations from 12 doctoral students on how their research responds to potential policy or institutional futures in and for the European Union. Participants will also be taken on atour of the European Parliament.
The University of Nottingham invites student proposals to bid for one of three places in this event from Nottingham DTC students. The proposal must take the form of a one-page summary of a presentation of no more than 20 minutes which addresses the theme of ‘European futures’ as linked to the student’s doctoral research and this theme is to be interpreted broadly.
The workshop will take place from Tuesday 12th July to Wednesday 13th July at the University of Warwick Brussels Office, hosted by the Greater Birmingham and West Midlands Brussels Office: www2.warwick.ac.uk/about/partnerships/europe/strategy/warwickbrusselsoffice
The University of WarwickEuropean Strategy team will cover the costs of participants’ accommodation, lunches and evening dinner, and the Nottingham ESRC DTC will cover the costs of student’s travel to and from Brussels.
All proposals should be emailed to (a) Lila Tennent, Centre Administrator, Warwick ESRC DTC () copying in (b) the Nottingham ESRC DTC administrator in your institution (Lydia Wallman ).
Deadline for proposals – Monday 13th June 2016
‘European Futures: key themes from postgraduate research’
12 – 13 July 2016
Warwick Brussels Office, Greater Birmingham and West Midlands Brussels Office
Avenued'Auderghem 22-28, B-1040 Brussels, Belgium
Tuesday 12 July
12.45Arrive and lunch at Warwick Brussels Office
13.45Welcome and Introduction (Michael Saward, Warwick ESRC DTC Director)
14.00George Christou (Associate Professor of European Politics,University of Warwick)
14.30Student Presentations (with break)
17.45Day 1 Close (Michael Saward)
Wednesday 13 July
08.00Meet in hotel lobby and walk to Parliament
08.30Tour of European Parliament
10.00Return to Brussels Office from Parliament
14.00Daniel Dalton, MEP for the West Midlands
14.30Event Close (MichaelSaward)
Thon EU Hotel
Rue de la Loi 75,
1040 Brussels, Belgium