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Call for Papers: EUMENIA Conference on EU-Middle East Relations, University of Jordan, Amman, 28-29 March 2022

Call for Papers: EUMENIA Conference on EU-Middle East Relations, University of Jordan, Amman, 28-29 March 2022

The EU-Middle East Jean Monnet Network (EUMENIA) and the University of Jordan will convene an International Conference on 28-29 March 2022 that explores the multifaceted relationships – including the cultural, political, social, legal and economic interrelations – between the European Union and the Middle East. We welcome contributions from academics at […]

Event: Nikolaos Tzifakis was a speaker at the conference “The Role of Non-Western Actors in the Western Balkans”

Event: Nikolaos Tzifakis was a speaker at the conference “The Role of Non-Western Actors in the Western Balkans”

Dr. Tzifakis spoke at the event held at the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies in Brussels on 13 November 2019. More information here

Call for Papers: EUMENIA Conference on EU-Middle East Relations, 21 April 2020

Call for Papers: EUMENIA Conference on EU-Middle East Relations, 21 April 2020

The EU-Middle East Jean Monnet Network (EUMENIA) and the University of Jordan will convene an International Conference on Tuesday 21 April 2020 that explores the multifaceted relationships – including the cultural, political, social, legal and economic interrelations – between the European Union and the Middle East.

We welcome contributions from academics at all levels, but particularly encourage early career researchers and young scholars (such as PhD Candidates and postdoctoral researchers) to submit an abstract. This interdisciplinary conference will involve different fields and sub-fields, including Middle Eastern Studies, European Studies, History, Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, Economics, Law and Political Science. The panels will be chaired by leading scholars from Europe and the Middle East involved currently with EUMENIA. As such, participants will have the opportunity to present their research, receive feedback and also engage with leading researchers and academics from the consortium of EUMENIA.

Suggested Topics

  • Pedagogical issues such as the decolonisation of the curricula and the decentring agenda, including the study of the Middle East in European Universities and of Europe in Middle Eastern Universities.
  • EU-Middle East relations, including relations between individual Middle Eastern Countries and the EU or EU member states.
  • Historical Constructions, including Europe and the Ottoman Empire, colonialism in the Middle East, anti-colonial movements, etc.
  • Perspectives (theoretical and practical) on issues of identity, security, comparative politics, political economy, feminism, islamophobia and racism.
  • Multilateralism and geopolitical perspectives, including political geographies, Arab regionalism, EU-GCC relations, EU-Turkey relations, EU-US relations and their impact on the Middle East, EU-Russia relations, and the Middle East.
  • Peace, security and conflict, such as the EU’s role in and position towards Palestine/Israel, Lebanon, Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen, Iran, Egypt, Al Qaeda/ISIS as well as migration and refugees.
  • Current trends, such as perceptions of Europe, populist politics and their impact, democracy agenda, resilience, civil society and human rights, Islamist actors, gender and LGBT.
  • Development economics, trade and societal issues such as for example the EU’s development model, migration, youth, new media, refugees and diasporas, trade patterns and imbalances, arms trade and natural resources.

Submission instructions:

The EUMENIA consortium particularly encourages early career academics to submit their work.

To submit a paper, please send the following details: abstract (up to 200 words) and your contact details (full name, institution/department, email address) and a short bio (up to 50 words). Please send this information as one pdf document to w.hazimeh@ju.edu.jo and d.bouris@uva.nl.

Deadline for submission: 15 January 2020

Successful applicants will be notified by 31 January 2020

For further details, you may contact Dr Wisam Hazimeh (w.hazimeh@ju.edu.jo) and/or Dr Dimitris Bouris (d.bouris@uva.nl).

Kind regards,

Members of the EUMENIA consortium

Event: Panel by Dr. Somdeep Sen on “Decolonizing Disciplines”

Event: Panel by Dr. Somdeep Sen on “Decolonizing Disciplines”

Dr. Somdeep Sen held a panel on “Decolonizing Disciplines” at the International Studies Association Annual Convention on 29/03/2019 in Toronto, Canada. You can find the full agenda here

International conference on Natural Resources (NAT) featuring Dr. Michelle Pace

International conference on Natural Resources (NAT) featuring Dr. Michelle Pace

Dr. Michelle Pace was a panel speaker at the international conference organised by the Committee of the Regions (CoR) on Natural Resources (NAT) on 28/03-29/03/2019 in Gozo, Malta. More information here

International conference: “The Middle East and the EU: New Realities, New Policies”

International conference: “The Middle East and the EU: New Realities, New Policies”

The international conference “The Middle East and the EU: New Realities, New Policies” was organised by MEDRESET with the participation of the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the EU Commission Federica Mogherini on 22/02/2019 at Egmont Palace.

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International conference: “70 years of UNRWA in a Middle East in turmoil: hopes and challenges for Palestine refugees”

International conference: “70 years of UNRWA in a Middle East in turmoil: hopes and challenges for Palestine refugees”

The international conference “70 years of UNRWA in a Middle East in turmoil: hopes and challenges for Palestine refugees” was organised by the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) with the participation of Pierre Krähenbühl, Commissioner-General, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) on […]

Event: Dr. Ioannis Galariotis participated in the 2019 EUSA International Biennial Conference in Denver (USA)

Event: Dr. Ioannis Galariotis participated in the 2019 EUSA International Biennial Conference in Denver (USA)

Dr. Ioannis Galariotis participated in the 2019 EUSA International Biennial Conference held from May 9th till May 11th, 2019 in Denver Colorado at the Sheraton Denver Downtown. Dr. Galariotis presented the following paper: ‘Words Versus Deeds: the EU in the UN General Assembly’. More information […]