Call for applications PhD School “Between Continuity and Change: The EU, the ENP and the southern and eastern neighbourhood”, 25 June-4 July 2014, College of Europe, Natolin campus

logo CoEThe European Neighborhood Policy Chair at the College of Europe, Natolin campus, is organizing the second PhD Summer School on “Between Continuity and Change: The EU, the ENP and the southern and eastern neighbourhood”, from 25 June to 4 July 2014 at the College of Europe, Natolin campus (Warsaw).

The PhD Summer School will concentrate on the dynamics between the European Union (EU) and its southern and eastern neighborhoods, with a special focus on the revised European neighborhood policy (ENP) framework. The purpose of this summer school is to bring together and train a group of PhD students in theoretical, empirical and research-strategic issues on the subject matter, as well as encourage the exchange of their expertise.

The deadline for applications is 5th May 2014. Please download the call for applications.

PADEMIA First Annual Conference, 12-13 June 2014, Brussels

Logo PADEMIAPADEMIA – Erasmus Academic Network on Parliamentary Democracy in Europe will hold its first annual conference in Brussels on 12-13 June 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.

One of the highlights of the conference will be the presentations of three PADEMIA Awards. Please find more information on the Research Award Call 2014, the Student Prize Call 2014 and the Teaching Award Call 2014. Deadline for applications is May 1st, 2014.

More information can be found at