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European Centre Seminar Series Michaelmas Term 2017

last modified Oct 06, 2017 09:02 AM
The European Centre @ POLIS is delighted to announce its seminar programme for Michaelmas Term 2017. Further information and full website update coming soon!

5th October

Dr Ariella Huff - 'From writing about Parliaments to working in one'

Dr Huff wrote her PhD on national parliaments and foreign policy at Cambridge where she was also a post-doctoral fellow working on the OPAL project on parliaments and the EU. She now works in the House of Commons as a senior specialist (adviser) to both the Foreign Affairs and the Exiting the EU Committees, where she can put theory into practice…. Or perhaps not.


12th October

Professor Arne Niemann - 'The European refugee crisis and the reform of Frontex: insights from neofunctionalist theorizing'

Professor Niemann is Professor of International Politics at the University of Mainz and is visiting Cambridge as part of the Cambridge-DAAD programme.


2nd November

Professor Dr Sven Biscop - 'European defence and the UK: time for a continental strategy?'

Professor Biscop is Director of Europe in the World Programme, Egmont - Royal Institute for International Relations and a Professor at the Ghent Institute for International Studies, Ghent University.


9th November

There woll be no European Centre seminar because of the Annual Hinsley Lecture at St John’s College. However, you may be interested in the following EU-related event earlier that afternoon:

At 5pm the Cambridge University Law Society will hold a panel discussion on The UK’s Withdrawal from the EU – Legal and Parliamentary Perspectives with Professor Catherine Barnard, Professor Mark Elliott and Dr Julie Smith.


16th November

Gisela Stuart - 'Why leave the EU'

Gisela Stuart is a former Labour MP and was the co-director of the Vote Leave campaign.


23rd November

Dr Funda Tekin - title tbc


For more information, please see the 'events' section.

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'The EU in international security after Brexit: New paths for Europe?'

Jan 17, 2019

During a workshop at Robinson College on 13 and 14 December 2018 participants explored new paths for the EU in international security and cooperation after Brexit. The workshop was organised by Geoffrey Edwards, Vlado Kmec and Sebastian Steingass and supported by the DAAD-University of Cambridge Research Hub for German Studies with funds from the German Federal Foreign Office (FFO) and by the European Centre @POLIS

'The EU in international security and cooperation after Brexit' with Karen E. Smith and Richard Whitman

Nov 30, 2018

Finishing the year with another highlight, the European Centre invites you to a debate with Prof Karen E. Smith (LSE) and Prof Richard Whitman (University of Kent) on Friday, 14 December, at 3pm. Together with our very own Geoffrey Edwards, they will discuss the future of EU-UK relations in international security and cooperation after Brexit. The event will take place in room S1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road. All welcome.

'Why should One care about European Elections in the post-Brexit European Union?' by Donatella M. Viola (University of Calabria)

Nov 28, 2018

Join us for your next European Centre event on Thursday, 29 November 2018, at 1pm. Donatella M. Viola (University of Calabria) will speak on 'Why should One care about European Elections in the post-Brexit European Union?' The event will be held in Room S2 in the Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road

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