Each semester, the EUCE sites sponsor a wide variety of conferences, workshops, and seminars
for the larger community. These events are targeted to various groups, from local residents
and the on-campus population, to more focused stakeholders, such as business and/or media
groups wanting to apprise themselves of the latest in EU industry news, tax policy, and public
relations issues. Recent, past conferences are also listed below to provide access to relevant
papers and contact information for researchers.
Title and Description
Sponsors: American Association for Netherlandic Studies, EUCE-UNC
Sponsors: EUCE-UNC, Free University Amsterdam
Sponsors: EUCE-UNC, Hanse Wissenschaftskolleg
Sponsors: EUCE-UNC, Working Group on Political and Economic Regimes of the Carolina-Duke Consortium for Latin-American Studies
European Federalism in Comparative Perspective
Sponsors: EUCE-MI, Center for Political Studies, Department of Political Science, International Institute.
Animal Health, Food Safety and EU/U.S. Public Policy
Sponsors: The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and the EU Center of Excellence at Texas A&M University
NGOs in New Member and Accession Countries
Sponsors: EUCE-MI, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, The William Davidson Institute.
Climate Change, Drought and EU/U.S. Public Policy
Sponsors: The College of Geosciences, the EU Center of Excellence and the Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy at Texas A&M University
Business and Labor Markets in the Transatlantic Economy
Sponsors: The Mays Business School and the EU Center of Excellence at Texas A&M University, and the South Texas College of Law.
Exploring Frameworks for Transatlantic Cooperation
This conference is geared to young professionals.
A Virtual Transatlantic Forum on Enterprise and Innovation
This workshop is designed for business and local government leaders in the SE United States and the U
The Future of Transatlantic Security Relations
Conference speakers and panels will examine critical U.S. and European foreign and defense
policies, and military strategies. The conference will include public forums for contrasting
U.S. and European perspectives on: grand strategy; U.S. basing realignments; complementary
U.S. and European initiatives for expanding regional and out-of-region security, stability,
peacekeeping and power projection roles and missions; and homeland security and terrorism.
After the Racial State: Difference & Democracy in Post-fascist Germany
Sponsors: Center for European Studies (CES), Department of Germanic Languages and
Literatures, Department of History, Institute for the Humanities.
For several weeks in the fall of 2005, (sub)urban violence in France grabbed the headlines. In order to
try to make sense of these events, faculty members interested in the study of France from several
disciplines organized a roundtable to discuss the factors at issue in the riots.
This project brings together researchers who can provide keen insight on Euroskepticism-causes
and consequences-from several angles. All participants will present new work on the topic. This
project is to produce a special journal issue and edited book on Euroskepticism. Conference took
place in Amsterdam.
This conference brings together scholars from Syracuse University, Cornell, Harvard, the
University of Michigan, Duke, the University of Connecticut, the University of Oxford, the
Science Center in Berlin, and the Juan March Institute in Madrid.
In the context of debates about globalization and education, and especially the construction
of new knowledge spaces in a globalizing context, we are hosting a two day symposium on one
of the more fascinating and complex knowledge spaces that is emerging - the European Higher
Education Area. The European Higher Education Area is the outcome of recent attempts at a
number of levels to "create a European space for higher education in order to enhance the
employability and mobility of citizens and to increase the international competitiveness of
European higher education" (Bologna Declaration, 1999).
This international workshop and conference, focusing on the European clothing industry, brings
together researchers studying trade liberalization and production networks with policy makers
and other stakeholders from government, NGOs, and industry, to explore the changing patterns
of production and trade in Central and Eastern Europe, and the roles played by national and
EU institutions and markets in these changes as the industry adjusts to EU accession and the
completion of the integration of clothing into the WTO on January 1, 2005.
In this conference, scholars from across the globe sought crossfertilization of theoretical and
empirical work on political parties in Europe and beyond, with a central purpose: to understand
the effect of European integration on national political party systems in East and West.