PADEMIA Annual Conference to take place in Brussels, 2-3 July 2015

Logo-PADEMIA-300x143PADEMIA – Erasmus Academic Network on Parliamentary Democracy in Europe will hold held its Second Annual Conference in Brussels on 2-3 July 2014. The motivation of PADEMIA is to establish a Europe-wide and sustainable network of 56 academics from 31 countries to promote research and teaching in reaction to growing European demands to study parliamentary democracy in Europe. PADEMIA seeks to enhance discussion among students, junior and senior researchers, also in exchange with stakeholders, on how to deal with the new challenges parliaments and citizens across Europe are facing today.

More information on the conference coming soon.

Call for Applications – THESEUS Summer School 2015 in Brussels, 22-26 June 2015

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THESEUS Summer School 2015

  “Justice, Security and Liberty: Conflicting Goals?”

22-26 June 2015, Fondation Universitaire, Brussels

To promote interdisciplinary and international networks among a new generation of Europeans, each year the THESEUS Summer School looks for 25 excellent young professionals and researchers to discuss European challenges with high-level experts and decision makers. THESEUS is a well-established European network of thinkers and actors whose aim is to foster a dialogue between academia and politics about the future challenges of Europe (

THESEUS Summer School 2015

In view of the current debate on the consequences of Charlie Hebdo, the THESEUS Summer School 2015 will deal with the topic of “Justice, Security and Liberty: Conflicting Goals?” followed by a Moot Court simulation on “Data Retention”. The simulation exercise is carried out in cooperation with the PROTEUS project of the University of Cologne. The Summer School will feature speakers and high-level experts from international organisations, business, politics, as well as recognised researchers. 

Please see the full call text here.