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T-Talks at Rhodes House

T-Talks ( brings renowned speakers and inspirational talks to the public – motivating young people to achieve their goals in life and reach beyond their dreams. On 22nd June, T-Talks will be held at Rhodes House from 5pm to 7.30pm.
The evening will feature a series of talks, followed by a panel discussion.

CALL FOR PAPERS: 17th Annual Aleksanteri Conference  25-27 October 2017, University of Helsinki, Finland

17th Annual Aleksanteri Conference  RUSSIA'S CHOICES FOR 2030 25-27 October 2017, University of Helsinki, Finland  

Policymaking in Russia – Insights from Research on the Policy Process

Research on the policy process is central to the study of public policy. Yet, the engagement of the discipline with the complexity of interactions involving public policy in non-democratic states remains marginal. In this session, we would like to discuss to what extent various frameworks, theories and models of the policy process are applicable to the study of continuity and change in the Russian policymaking.

Prague Populism Conference : Current Populism in Europe and the Role of the Media, May 2017

Institute for International Studies Charles University in Prague together with Heinrich Böll Stiftung and Goethe Institut organize 22 and 23 May 2017 3rd Prague Populism Conference titled "Current Populism in Europe and the Role of the Media". The conference is dedicated to theoretical aspects of populism or presentation of empirical studies on issues such as media strategies of populist politicians; the way the media covers populism; the interlinkages between the media and political leaders; and the implications of media coverage on the political space. Particularly welcome are comparative analyses of individual EU states; special attention will be dedicated to comparison with the situation in the USA.

Conference on European Delict, november 24 and 25, Charles University, Prague

Conference on European Delict

Protected Values, Liability of a Member State, and Enforcement under Article 7 TEU

PLATO doctoral programme open for applications: The Post-Crisis Legitimacy of the EU

PLATO (an EU-funded PhD network coordinated from the ARENA Centre for European Studies, University of Oslo) is recruiting candidates for a fully-funded doctoral programme on the topic of The Post-Crisis Legitimacy of the European Union. Our member institution the Jagiellonian University of Krakow is offering one place on this programme, which would start in September/October 2017 and would last 3 years. The deadline for applications in 31st January 2017.

The challenges and opportunities of sustainable urbanisation, 15 November 2016

TUESDAY 15 NOVEMBER, 18:30 - 20:00 
The Geneva Challenge invites teams of graduate students from around the world to devise solutions to major international development problems. This year, the challenge is to propose how urban lives can be improved, strengthening social and economic development. Aisa Kirabo Kacyira, Deputy Executive Director and Assistant Secretary General of UN-HABITAT, will give a keynote speech before presenting the 2016 Geneva Challenge awards. To register for this event please go here.

The Masters Degree Program in Governance, Leadership and Democracy Studies at UCP

The Institute for Political Studies of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (IEP-UCP) offers

The Masters Degree Program in Governance, Leadership and Democracy Studies (GLDS) that:

takes place in English 

lasts just one curriculum year (two semesters)

is combinable with working hours


Alfa Fellowship Programme open for applications

Alfa Fellowship Programme is now receiving applications for 2017 until 1 December. Alfa Fellows are awarded a full stipend to support a 10 month work and cultural experience in Russia. We are in our 14th year and send 18 Fellows from the US, UK and Germany each year.

Advanced programme in politics and economics of Portugal

The Advanced Program «Politics and Economics of Portugal» will be a new professional program of the IEP-UCP, designed for the representatives of diplomatic representations and international organizations residing in Lisbon, but open to all participants interested in strengthening their competences and gaining profound knowledge for their professional career in Portugal as well as Lusophone countries in a short period of time.  

Onassis Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow: “The Greek Diaspora Project at SEESOX”

Part –time (26 hours per week) fixed term contract for three years

St Antony’s International Review Call for Papers

St Antony’s International Review
Call for Papers
General Section

St Antony’s International Review (STAIR) invites authors to submit original research manuscripts on topics of contemporary relevance in international affairs. Submissions from the fields of international relations, political science, area studies, development studies, and international history and related fields will all be considered. Articles may take either a theoretical or a policy-oriented approach. We are now accepting papers for our February 2017 issue. 

Two Odysseus Prizes for publications on EU Immigration or Asylum Law

The Odysseus Academic Network is proud to announce the launch of two annual prizes recognising outstanding academic research in the area of European Immigration or Asylum Law. Applications are now open. Full details, conditions and the application form can be seen on the Odysseus website.

Now Accepting Applications! Summer Institute 2016 - Reform Communication: Leadership, Strategy and Stakeholder Alignment

The 2016 Summer Institute in Reform Communication: Leadership, Strategy and Stakeholder Alignment brings together leaders, strategists, advisors, development practitioners, communication professionals, and others who want to strengthen their critical communication skills to support change agents and reform initiatives in developing countries. 

The 10-day program will be held at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, May 23- June 3, 2016. 

Four years fully funded scholarships at the EUI - Applications open - 150 grants available

the European University Institute is currently accepting applications for its Doctoral Programme.

Our fully funded four-year Ph.D. programme is an excellent opportunity for master students and other young scholars interested in pursuing doctoral studies in economics, law, history and the social sciences, and I hope you will share this information with your students.