Events Calendar

Events

22 May 2017
  • EIC
| international conference
Possibilities and challenges
In May, the Amsterdam School for Transnational, Regional and European Studies of the University of Amsterdam will host an international conference jointly organized by ARTES, ISPA’s RC50, ACCESS EUROPE and MIME. Credit image: berlin.eunic-online.eu This conference will provide an opportunity to... read more
24 May 2017
  • PEIW
| lecture
After a decade of reforms aimed at Eurozone fiscal discipline and economic consolidation, the institutions of the European Union have embarked upon a mission to restart Europe in the face of growing fears of disintegration. As an important part of the efforts to reform European integration and manage the... read more
24 May 2017
  • ELG
  • PEIW
| seminar
With Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen
In this research seminar, Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen will present a paper on the consequences of the principle of the freedom of movement in the EU for welfare states. In the European Union (EU) a ‘dually open’ free movement system has evolved, granting EU citizens both extended free movement and... read more
29 May 2017
  • EC
| book launch
This event, organised by the Center for Law and Internet of the Vrije Universiteit, celebrates the launch of the book EU Regulation of E-Commerce - A Commentary. Internet has no borders, so e-commerce seems perfectly fit for free movement of products and services. As Article 1(1) Directive 2000/31/EC on... read more
31 May 2017
  • EIC
| public lecture
This lecture by ACCESS EUROPE Visiting Scholar Stuart Elden reports on a project tracing the intellectual history of Foucault’s History of Madness out of earlier work on the history of psychology and psychiatry.   It therefore focuses on his largely unknown work in the 1950s. In particular it discusses... read more
09 June 2017
  • EIC
  • EW
| public discussion
Lessons from the EU neighbourhood
In recent electoral contests in the Netherlands, France and Germany, Islam and Islamic populations in Europe have been represented not just as a potential security threat but also more broadly as a fundamental identitary and cultural challenge to European societies.   In order to counter the putative... read more
12 June 2017 | summer school
This three-day summer school is designed for PhD students in the social sciences, humanities and law who are in the early stages of designing their research in European studies. The summer school’s main aim is to help with the basic decisions of research design that form the core of any dissertation, such... read more
14 June 2017
  • EC
  • EIC
  • ELG
  • EPS
  • EW
  • PEIW
| keynote lecture
Annual Conference kick-off keynote lecture
This lecture kicks off ACCESS EUROPE's Conference on Solidarity and European integration. Aart de Geus, Chairman of the Bertelsmann Foundation, will present his view on solidarity in Europe and the future of work.    Work, understood as a verb, not as noun, is a determining feature for the cohesion of... read more
15 June 2017
  • EC
  • EIC
  • ELG
  • EPS
  • EW
  • PEIW
| annual conference
What does solidarity in the European Union mean today? This is the central theme of ACCESS EUROPE's third Annual conference. The conference will focus on defining the concept of solidarity in normative and theoretical, but also in public and practical terms. From the very first stages of European... read more
19 June 2017
  • EIC
  • EPS
| summer school
An ACCESS EUROPE Summer School
Issues of culture and identity in Europe are influenced by a number of historical episodes and experiences which continues to impact upon the ways in which cultural identities are talked about, lived, politicized, experienced, and contested.   These histories include Europe’s discovery of modernity as... read more