Events Calendar

Events

06 April 2017
  • PEIW
| lecture
A survey experiment in the UK and the US
What do people find more unfair: tax evasion by the wealthy, or welfare fraud by the poor? In this lecture, professor Liam Stanly of the University of Sheffield will speak about his work on social affinity explaining redistributive preferences. endofcapitalism.com The idea of an “undeserving poor” has... read more
07 April 2017
  • EC
Homelessness, EU citizenship and the national welfare state
This international workshop tackles the question: Is there a place for the stranded Union citizen in another member state of the European Union? It will do so by focusing on the normative, the legal as well as the 'real-world' perspective.                    Credit image: crowdfunder.co.uk This... read more
13 April 2017
  • EPS
| PhD masterclass
On April 13 ACCESS EUROPE organizes a PhD masterclass with Visiting Scholar Irene Bloemraad. The event offers PhD students the unique opportunity to present their research to a leading sociologist in the fields of migration, citizenship and multiculturalism.  Irene Bloemraad is Professor of Sociology at... read more
13 April 2017
  • EPS
| lecture
Theorizing mechanisms and mapping the research landscape
This lecture by ACCESS EUROPE Visiting Scholar Irene Bloemraad will focus on the effects of citizenship acquirement on the political and civic participation of immigrants in their country of residence. Does citizenship matter? Once immigrants attain permanent residence rights, do they gain any additional... read more
21 April 2017
  • EC
  • EW
| book discussion
A discussion of the book by Nicola Perugini and Neve Gordon
What if human rights were used to oppress or even harm the very populations they were intended to protect? The interationally acclaimed book The human right to dominate asks just that.  In The Human Right to Dominate, Nicola Perugini and Neve Gordon challenge readers to reconsider everything that they... read more
21 April 2017
  • EIC
  • EW
| public discussion
Lessons from the EU neighbourhood
This workshop draws our attention to the prevention of youth radicalization in Europe and the role of the so-called 'Muftiate' model, which entails greater cooperation between European states and Islamic organizations.  credit image: time2wakup.me In recent electoral contests in the Netherlands, France and... read more
04 May 2017
  • EW
| invitation-only workshop
A conversation between researchers and practitioners
This workshop brings together researchers and practitioners working at the intersection of mobility and humanitarianism to discuss critical issues that arise for humanitarian practice in an increasingly mobile world.   It is increasingly recognised by scholars and practitioners alike that mobility raises... read more
10 May 2017
  • EPS
| lecture
A model for explaining Eurosceptic right and Eurosceptic left party support
Why do some disaffected voters opt for the Eurosceptic right while others for the Eurosceptic left? This will be the question that two renowned Greek political scientists, Daphne Halikiopoulou and Sofia Vasilopoulou, will tackle during this event. Existing theories attribute voting for such parties to... read more
11 May 2017
  • EPS
  • EW
| public lecture
about hard conditions, soft power and empty vessels
This talk by professor Anna van der Vleuten of the Radbout University Nijmegen will address the role of the EU in 'exporting' feminist values such as gender equality and women empowerment. Is the Union doing enough?  Credit image: lgl.lt The European Union claims to be a world leader in gender equality... read more
11 May 2017
  • EW
| workshop
Gender and intersectionality in the European Union’s external relations
What do we know about the transformative potential of gender policy in EU external relations? This cross-university workshop draws together a international group of feminist scholars to interrogate this question.  Credit image: lgl.lt   Following its introduction at the 4th World Conference on Women in... read more