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[ecrea] Europe in Discourse: Agendas of Reform, call for papers
Mon Apr 30 22:04:38 GMT 2018
The 2nd International Europe in Discourse Conference AGENDAS OF REFORM
Athens, 21-23 September 2018
Call for Papers Extended
We would like to announce that the Call for Papers for the 2nd
International Europe in Discourse Conference "Agendas of Reform" has
been extended. We invite you to submit your abstracts by May 25th 2018
using the guidelines mentioned in the Call.
Agendas of Reform starts from the conviction that the time has come for
a dialogue between those who talk about Europe and those who "do"
Europe. For political analysts, historians, economists and policy-makers
in Brussels, the Conference will be an opportunity to discuss the future
of Europe in terms of the concepts that have shaped the EU to date, such
as enlargement, integration, and institutional reform. For communication
and language analysts, the Conference will be a chance to interact with
experts from other disciplines and explore the communication
perspectives of polity building in the European Union. For all of us it
will be an opportunity to reflect on what agendas of reform are likely
to succeed and how the hopes reflected in such agendas can best be
communicated to the people of Europe.
The 2nd Europe in Discourse Conference Agendas of Reform invites papers
from a broad range of fields and perspectives on the following topics:
Values-based Reform, from Enlargement to Legitimization Completing the
EMU EU Security and Defense The Franco-German Relationship The
Transatlantic Dimension The European Union and Islam Greece and the
Since Agendas of Reform follows the 1st Europe in Discourse Conference,
contributions on the so-called "poly-crisis" of the EU, the refugee
crisis and the right and the left varieties of European populism are
We also accept papers on the following topics:
Historical, geo-cultural, geo-economic and geopolitical aspects of
European identities Europe: super-diverse and globalized Images of
crisis and recovery in Europe
Conceptual blending, discourse and metaphors about Europe
Populist discourses and the EU
The Refugee crisis in EU discourses
European diversity through religion and culture
Discursive constructions of borders
Political discourse in the European Union
Media constructions of European identities
Presentation Formats and Abstracts
Proposals are welcome as oral communications and themed panels.
Proposals for participation in the 2nd International EID Conference on
Agendas of Reform should be submitted as oral communications consisting
of a 20-minute presentation followed by a 10-minute discussion.
Abstracts for oral communications should not exceed 300 words and list
Proposals should be submitted on the Conference website by May 25th, 2018.
To submit your abstract click here:
Proposals for panels must be submitted online as a single document,
single-spaced in 12-point type. Panel proposals should include an
overview of the theme, a title of the panel, and abstracts of 4 - 5
papers, each to be delivered within 30 minutes (a 20-minute presentation
followed by a 10-minute period for questions). The names of panel
presenters should be omitted from the document to enable double-blind
review. However, panel organizers should include their own name.
Acceptance notifications will be sent only to panel organizers.
Please submit your proposal on the Conference website by May 25th, 2018.
To submit your panel proposal click here:
All abstracts will be blind peer-reviewed and ranked by the Conference
Scientific Committee. In their review, the Committee will consider the
degree to which the presentation makes a contribution to the development
of the discipline, points to future research agendas, or presents
innovative or interdisciplinary approaches, including novel
collaborations or syntheses across sub-disciplines or with other related
disciplines. A proposal may be given higher priority if clearly linked
to one or more of the conference themes.
Notification of acceptance of oral communications and panels will be
sent by June 15th, 2018.
Please consult the home page of the website for a list of the Conference
Confirmed Speakers for plenary panels: Ms Despina-Ino Afentouli, NATO
Ambassador Nicholas R. Burns, Harvard University Professor Kevin
Featherstone, London School of Economics Professor Konstantinos Filis,
Institute of International Relations Professor Evanthis Hatzivassiliou,
University of Athens Professor François Heisbourg, International
Institute for Strategic Studies Professor Panagiotis Ioakimides,
University of Athens Professor Michał Krzyżanowski, University of
Liverpool Associate Professor François Lafond, Blue Networks and
Opportunities Professor George Pagoulatos, Athens University of
Economics and Business Mr. Alexis Papahelas, Executive Editor of
Kathimerini newspaper Professor Haris Papassotiriou, Institute of
International Relations Professor George Prevelakis, Panthéon-Sorbonne
University Professor Federico Romero, European University Institute
Professor Antonio Varsori, European Union Liaison Committee of
Historians, University of Padua Dr. Franco Zapettini, University of
Leonidas Phoebus Koskos, President, Hellenic American University
Spiridon Flogaitis, Director, European Public Law Organization
Conference Secretariat: (europeindiscourse /at/ hauniv.edu)
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