Academic Year 2021-2022

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Academic Year 2019-2020


23 April 2020 – 9:00-17:00, TBD

Europeanization and Policy Learning – PhD Workshop

4 March 2020 – 16:00-18:00, Old College – G.158 – Quad Teaching Room

Competition in EU health law and policy – what role for Member States?

7 November 2019 – 17:30-19:00, Centre on Constitutional Change, 3rd Floor, St John’s Land

‘Offending the Audience’ & Offending Victims?

Prof Andrew Barker, School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures

Dr Tereza Valny, School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Alexander Mesarovich, School of Social and Political Science

Dr Gëzim Krasniqi, School of Social and Political Science

Chair: Patrick Utz, School of Social and Political Science

Academic Year 2018-2019


27 March 2019 – 16:30-18:00, David Hume Tower, Room LG.08

Clients and Patrons in the Western Balkans

Jovan Bliznakovski, University of Milan, Italy, Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” Skopje (IDSCS), North Macedonia

27 February 2019 – 16:30-18:00, Appleton Tower, Room 2.12

European Union Funds in Central and Eastern Europe

Dr Neculai-Cristian Surubaru, Associate Researcher, European Policies Research Centre (EPRC), University of Strathclyde

25 February 2019 – 16:30-17:30, 50 George Square, Room G.05

The Art of Treaty Interpretation

Dr Eva Kassoti, the Asser Institute

21 November 2018 – 16:00-18:00, 21 George Square, Room G 02

People, Institutions, and Politics: A Roundtable on the Western Balkans
Dr. Gezim Krasniqi, Career Development Fellow, Sociology Department, University of Edinburgh;
Laura Wise, Peace Agreement Analyst, Faculty of Law University of Edinburgh;
Alexander Mesarovich, PhD Candidate (Politics), University of Edinburgh

Academic Year 2017-2018




11 May 2018: Symposium on External Challenges for the Common Fisheries Policy

For more information: Final programme

Tuesday 31 October 2017 – 13:00-18:00 – Venue: Chrystal Macmillan Building
Bridging political, legal and historical perspectives on contemporary Europe

An Event co-organized by Edinburgh University Political History Research Group and the Europa Research group



Wednesday 24 January 2018, 11:00-12:00, Conference Room 2.15, Chrystal Macmillan Building

Examining Attitudes towards the EU: The Role of Living Conditions in Cities and their Impact on the Urban Educated Polish Youth (paper-based presentation)

Adrian Favero, PhD researcher, University of Edinburgh, School of Social and Political Science

Tuesday 20 February 2018, 11:00-12:00, Practice Suite 1.12, Chrystal Macmillan Building

Controlled Foreign Companies’ rules in light of European Court of Justice (ECJ) case law (paper-based presentation)

Anna-Archontia Florou, PhD researcher, University of Edinburgh, School of Law

Monday 19 March 2018, Joint seminar with the Education & Society Group – Conference Room 2.15, 12:00 to 13:00. Chrystal Macmillan Building

Exploring how best practices in education policy are developed in a European expert group

Dr. Natalie Papanastasiou, Postdoctoral Researcher, Amsterdam Institute of Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam

Friday 13 April 2018, 12:00 to 13:00, Conference Room 2.15, Chrystal Macmillan Building

The relationship of the Public Interest and the Court of Justice: less subject to change than the climate.


Tuesday 26 September 2017 – 16:00-17:00 –  Venue: Chrystal Macmillan Building

What Triggers the Intention to Use the European Citizens’ Initiative? The Role of Benefits, Values and Efficacy

Dr. Sergiu Gherghina, University of Glasgow and Anna Kandyla, European Union Institute (EUI)

Friday 13 October 2017 14:00-15:00 – Venue: 50 George Square – G.06

Between Rhetoric and Practice: The EU’s Trade Policy in Situations of Contested Sovereignty

Dr Eva Kassoti, The Hague University of Applied Sciences

Tuesday 31 October 2017 – 15:30-16:30 – Venue: Chrystal Macmillan Building

The Conservative Human Rights Revolution: European Identity, Transnational Politics, and the Origins of the European Convention 

Dr. Marco Duranti, University of Sydney

Wednesday 22 November 2017 – 16:00-17:00, Venue: Seminar Room 4 Chrystal Macmillan Building

The sea-crosser’s paradox: how drowning at sea has become a crime control strategy and why human rights do nothing about it

Francesca Soliman, University of Edinburgh

Wednesday 13 December 2017 – 11:00-12:00, Venue, Seminar Room 5 Chrystal Macmillan Building

David Fernández Rojo, University of Deusto