Posted June 12th, 2012 in Events
Support for a supranational European citizenship preceded integration and the political genesis of the key rights of EU citizenship was in the negotiations that established the foundations of European integration in the early 1950s. Since then, the concept of EU citizenship has hardened into law, most famously in the Maastricht Treaty’s declaration that “Citizenship of the Union is hereby established” and the Court of Justice’s oft-repeated assertion that “Union citizenship is destined to be the fundamental status of nationals of the Member States.” Today, as half a billion EU citizens worldwide enjoy a range of rights, the European ...
Posted May 16th, 2012 in Events
The European Union Centre of Excellence and Jean Monnet Chair at York will be hosting conference around the theme "Sixty Years of European Governance" at York University, Toronto, Canada on September 13 and 14, 2012. Conference organizers will accept proposals for original papers of roughly 8000 words in length, to be revised for publication following the conference, until June 26, 2012. Shared governance and policymaking have long played central roles in European integration. Some policy areas have had a strong European component since the 1950s but the importance of European coordination ...
Posted May 4th, 2012 in Events
Posted May 4th, 2012 in Events
EUCE York Visiting Scholar Dr. Uladzislau Belavusau will deliver a lecture as part of the series EUCE Lectures in Law and Governance on Thursday, May 10th from 12:30 to 2:00 pm in room 305 York Lanes (building #24 on the map found here). Entitled "Fighting Hate Speech in the E.U.", this lecture will explore the latest developments on the controversial issue of hate speech in European law, both on the level of the Council of Europe and most recently in EU non-discrimination law. Dr. Belavusau is an assistant professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (the Netherlands) with ...
Posted April 17th, 2012 in Events
The Institute for European Studies at SUNY (IEUSS), The University at Buffalo (SUNY) and Buffalo State College will be hosting a graduate student conference on the theme "The European Union and World Politics" on October 5-6, 2012. At present, conference organizers are currently accepting paper proposal and will be doing so until June 1, 2012. More details on the conference including the submission process, is found in the document found below: The EU and World Politics - International Graduate Student Conference
Streaming audio: Migration and Social Change in Greece at Times of Crisis – Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Posted March 30th, 2012 in Events
Posted March 27th, 2012 in News
EUCE York is pleased to announce that it is accepting nominations from York graduate students for the 2012 EUCE York Award. This year, EUCE York will present up to two awards of $2,000 each to York graduate students working on a research topic related to the European Union and/or the Canada-E.U. relationship. Details on how to apply are found in the link here: 2012 EUCE Award Call The deadline for submissions is 4:30 pm on Friday, April 13, 2012. Questions regarding the award can be submitted to Mr. John Paul Kleiner, EUCE York Coordinator, by phone at (416) 736 5695 or email ...
Lecture: Germany’s Transformed Multilateralism – European Security and the Transatlantic Relationship, March 31, 2012
Posted March 26th, 2012 in Events
EUCE York is pleased to be facilitating the participation of Peter Schmidt (Honorary Professor, University of Mannheim/Senior Fellow, Aspen Institute, Berlin) in 2012 Glendon Germany Symposium which will take place on Saturday, March 31, 2012. This annual symposium is overseen by students in the International Studies Program at York University's Glendon College and each it takes a close look at a particular country or region. The 2012 Germany Symposium will consider a number of themes relevant to contemporary Germany including:
- the euro crisis
- security and the German Basic Law
- Germany's place in Europe.
Posted March 25th, 2012 in Events
Lecture in streaming video: On Sovereign Debt Crisis and Sovereignty – A Constitutional law perspective, March 8, 2012
Posted March 20th, 2012 in Events