The past decade has shown that the EU has been increasingly exposed to uncertainties, unexpected events labelled as crises. In the recent years Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic have been additional tests for EU policies, polity and politics and have raised questions articulated around 7 major concepts:
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The participants are expected to arrive in Paris on June 13th. From June 14th to June 17th the participants will benefit from a two-day academic retreat at the Jean Monnet House (Bazoches-sur-Guyonne) followed by a two-day programme at Queen Mary in Paris (rue de Constantine).
They will enjoy an interactive learning experience based on:
The NEXTEUK PhD Summer School offers a free of charge, intensive, multidisciplinary (political science, international relations, law, business and management etc.) and participatory programme at an advanced academic level, in which PhD students and early career researchers interested in European studies will be provided a stimulating environment for intellectual exchange and academic training.
The Summer School is mainly designed for PhD students and early career researchers in the field of EU studies. We are also able to consider some Master students or MRes who are intending to pursue a PhD.
The 13 successful applicants will demonstrate the following characteristics:
Interested PhD students and early career researchers can apply until March 23th, 23.59 on https://qmul.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/application-for-the-2022-nexteuk-summer-school.
A short presentation of the research proposal and motivation is expected.
Answers will be sent by late March.
Any question can be sent to email@example.com
To read the PDF version of the call for application click here: Concept and Plan Summer school 2022 [PDF 254KB]
This PhD Summer school is organised by Dr. Sarah Wolff, PI of the NEXTEUK project and Director of the CER and Dr. Agathe Piquet, post-doctoral and project manager at NEXTEUK.
This summer school is organised by the Center for European Research of Queen Mary University of London and is part of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Project on the future of EU-UK relations NEXTEUK. It is organised in partnership with the University of London Institute in Paris, the European Parliament (the Directorate General for Communication and the European Parliamentary Research Service ) and the Maison de l’Europe de Paris.