EURA 2016 Conference Updates

A reminder that the call for abstracts for the 2016 EURA conference is open! Check the conference webpage here for details.

Also, as a part of the 2016 Conference, EURA is proud to announce two competitions for young scholars and conference participants:

  1. In the past EURA has supported young scholars through various awards. In 2016 the tradition will continue by granting one young scholar with a travel grant of up to 1000 € to either the 2017 EURA Conference in Warsaw (PL) or the 2017 UAA Conference in Milwaukee (US).
  2. Additionally, EURA will grant a “Best Paper Award” at the 2016 Conference. The successful awardee will have their paper mentioned in the conference website and the opportunity to participate for free to the 2017 EURA Conference in Warsaw.

Further details still to come regarding the eligibility and conditions of the competition but to take part to the competition it is necessary to submit a full paper. Please, check the EURA wesite and conference websites for updates.

Conference in Sibiu Underway!

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IMG-20150917-WA0007The 2015 EURA Conference is finally started in balmy Sibiu! Who knew that the conference would take place during what feels like a second summer in September?! We hope everyone enjoys the various sessions, panels and workshops that will take place over the weekend.

Attendees are reminded to attend the General Assembly and participate in the upcoming election on Saturday. Participants are also invited to consider joining EURA if they have not already done so. Don’t forget that EURA membership benifits include discounts at the the 2016 UAA Conference in San Diego and the 2016 EURA Conference in Turin and much, much more….

Many thanks to Cristina Stanus and the wonderful team at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu who are doing their best to ensure that this year’s conference is a success.

Reminder: Nominations for EURA Governing Boad

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At the General Assembly in Sibiu, EURA board elections will be held. We invite invite EURA members to become active in the board and support EURA activities. Board meetings take place once a year during the conferences.

Further details available on our earlier post.

Interested Candidates should submit a short expression of interest (no more than one paragraph or 500 words) and explain how they intend to support EURA. These should be submitted to the EURA Secretariat before August 31st, 2015.

 

Call for Host: EURA Summer School 2016

The 2015 EURA Summer School will take place in September on Greek island of Spetses. The course is intended to provide training for young researchers through the COST Action program. The Action program provides a platform for establishing new comparative knowledge and integrated research, while helping young researchers build networks and strenthen skills.

To continue this legacy, EURA is inviting EURA and affiliated members to consider hosting the 2016 EURA Summer School. EURA members who are willing to host this event next year will receive financial and administrative support.

If you and your institution are interesting in becoming the next EURA Summer School host, please send an expression of interest before September 10th, 2015.