International Conference: Re-Inventing Eastern Europe
 

International Conference: Re-Inventing Eastern Europe

17 – 19 May 2012, Vienna, Austria

Hotel De France
Salon Franz Joseph

Keynote Speakers: Larry Wolff and Branislav Radeljic

The Euroacademia International Conference ‘Re-Inventing Eastern Europe’ aims rather than asserting to make a case and to provide alternative views on the dynamics, persistence and manifestations of the practices of alterity making that take place in Europe and broadly in the mental mappings of the world. It offers an opportunity for scholars, activists and practitioners to locate, discuss and debate the multiple dimensions in which specific narratives of alterity making towards Eastern Europe preserve their salience today in re-furbished and re-fashioned manners. The conference aims to look at the processes of alterity making as puzzles and to address the persistence of the East-West dichotomies.

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The Second Euroacademia Global Conference – Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers
 

The Second Euroacademia Global Conference – Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers

27-28 April 2012
Hotel Novotel Paris Tour Eiffel
61 Quai de Grenelle, 75015, Paris, France

What is Europe and its place in the world? Is there something particular that sedimented in time and through a controversial history a European way? How does Europe see itself and how do others see it? Is Europe inclusive or club-based exclusive? Is Europe becoming a normative power or just envisages itself as one? Is the European multiculturalism a fact or an ideal? Is the European Union a reflection of Europe or an appropriation of it? These are just few questions out of an enormous space for inquiry that are to be addressed and confronted within the topic of the conference.




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Euroacademia Conference The European Union and the Politicization of Europe
 

The European Union and the Politicization of Europe

8-10 December 2011, Vienna, Austria
Hotel De France
Salon Franz Joseph

Keynote Speaker: Giandomenico Majone

Is the EU becoming an increasingly politicized entity? Is the on-going politicization of Europe a structured or a messy one? Do political parties within the European Parliament act in a manner that strengthens the view of the EU as an articulate political system? Are there efficient ways for addressing the democratic deficit issue? Can we find usable indicators for detecting an emerging European demos and a European civil society? Does a Europeanization of the masses take place or the EU remains a genuinely elitist project? Did the Lisbon Treaty introduced significant changes regarding the challenges facing the EU? Can we see any robust improvements in the accountability of the EU decision making processes? Are there alternative ways of looking at the politicization processes and redistributive policies inside the EU? These are only few of the large number of questions that unfold when researchers or practitioners look at the EU. It is the aim of the Euroacademia International Conference ‘The European Union and the Politicization of Europe’ to address in a constructive manner such questions and to offer o platform for dissemination of research results or puzzles that can contribute to a better understanding of the on-going process of politicization within the European Union.

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The First Euroacademia Global Conference – Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers
 

The First Euroacademia Global Conference – Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers

22-24 September 2011,Vienna, Austria
Hotel De France
Salon Franz Joseph

What is Europe and its place in the world? Is there something particular that sedimented in time and through a controversial history a European way? How does Europe see itself and how do others see it? Is Europe inclusive or club-based exclusive? Is Europe becoming a normative power or just envisages itself as one? Is the European multiculturalism a fact or an ideal? Is the European Union a reflection of Europe or an appropriation of it? These are just few questions out of an enormous space for inquiry that are to be addressed and confronted within the topic of the conference.

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Euroacademia Workshop - Doing Research on Europe and the EU: Topics, Puzzles and Challenges
 

Doing Research on Europe and the EU: Topics, Puzzles and Challenges

Graz, Austria

The Euroacademia First Graduate Workshop ‘Doing Research on Europe and the EU: Topics, Puzzles and Challenges’ brought together graduate students, doctoral and post-doctoral researchers in an interactive platform for sharing, disseminating, and assessing ongoing research focused on topics of specific saliency in understanding past, current or future developments in Europe or connected to the European Union.

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