Conference: Transnational Private Regulatory Governance: Regimes, Dialogue, Constitutionalization – March 1, 2012
Posted January 26th, 2012 in Events
EUCE York Co-Director Prof. Peer Zumbansen is convening the international workshop "Transnational Private Regulatory Governance: Regimes, Dialogue, Constitutionalization" for March 1-2, 2012. This workshop is being presented under the auspices of the Comparative Research in Law & Political Economy Network based at York's Osgoode Hall Law School and will bring together scholars based in Canada, the United States and Europe and from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds. At present, the workshop program is being finalized and will be posted once it is complete.
Information Session: 2012 European Union Study Tour and Internship Program – Tuesday, January 24th – 3:30 to 5:00 pm
Posted January 20th, 2012 in News
An information session for students interested in the 2012 European Union Study Tour and Internship Program will take place Tuesday, January 24th from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in room 749 York Research Tower. The 9th European Union Study Tour and Internship Program will run from May 6-26, 2012 and provides a unique opportunity for students in a variety of disciplines–business, economics, international European politics, international relations and social policy–to immerse them in the European Union institutions as well as other related institutions. Students will have the opportunity to have “face to face” contact and ...
Posted January 13th, 2012 in Events
EUCE York Visiting Scholar Dr. Rosa Fernández (Applied Economics, Spain's National Distance Education University (UNED)) will be a panelist at the Sustainable Energy Initiative's Smart Grid Solutions seminar to take place at Toronto's Ryerson University on Monday, January 26th from 8 to 11:30 am. For more details on this event, please visit: www.yorku.ca/fes Dr. Fernández has taught at UNED for five years and successfully defended her thesis entitled “European Union and climate change. Main economic effects” in 2010. She has participated in a number of international conferences and workshop and her research projects “EU policies and climate change. Consequences. ...
Posted January 12th, 2012 in Events
Posted December 21st, 2011 in News
Students at Canadian post-secondary institutions are invited to submit a written or recorded story about the European Union or Canada-EU relations for a chance to win a trip to Europe and meet the largest permanent press corps in Brussels, the city at the heart of the EU's decision-making machinery. Canadian students are invited to submit a composition on a current issue facing the European Union or EU-Canada relations by Friday, January 28, 2011. Compositions should be in the form of a piece that could be published or broadcast in the Canadian media. The winners will be invited on a one-week study ...
Posted December 19th, 2011 in News
EUCE York and its partners at the Critical Research Lab in Law & Society at Osgoode Hall Law School are please to announce that they will host a syllabus design workshop for students currently enrolled in a Graduate Program at Law Schools, Political Science or Social Science Departments as well as early career instructors and senior faculty. This one-day workshop is intended to foster the development of syllabi for undergraduate and graduate courses between 9 and 12 teaching weeks and related to European Law and Governance and European Studies. Limited funding is available for workshop participants from outside the Greater ...
EU Law Workshop: Securitization in Germany and the EU – Legal and Policy Implications for Canada, December 2-3, 2011
Posted November 24th, 2011 in Events
The EUCE York is pleased present the inaugural EUCE York Law Workshop from December 2-3, 2011. This event takes place under the title "Securitization in Germany and the EU - Legal and Policy Implications for Canada" and is being convened by Prof. Dagmar Soennecken (School of Public Policy and Administration / Social Sciences). Among the questions, this workshop will consider are:
- How have states balanced the goal of collective security with that of upholding individual rights?
- What factors have shaped the different policy choices in North America vs. Europe?
- What role have courts and international human rights norms played in these insecure times?
Posted November 23rd, 2011 in Events
Conference: Free Movement and Discrimination – The European Union in Comparative Perspective, November 28, 2011
Posted September 25th, 2011 in Events
The European Union Centre of Excellence at York University is pleased to be presenting a one-day international conference entitled "Free Movement and Discrimination: The European Union in Comparative Perspective" on Monday, November 28, 2011 at York's Glendon campus. This event is being convened by Prof. Willem Maas, a Co-Director of EUCE York, a Jean Monnet Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science and Public & International Affairs at York's Glendon campus. About the conference: Democratic states tend to guarantee free movement within their territory to all citizens. Similarly, the European Union guarantees the ...
Posted September 25th, 2011 in Events