THESEUS Award

THESEUS Award for Outstanding Research on European Integration

Call for nominations

THESEUS calls for nominations for its research award. The award distinguishes a person with an outstanding academic record in the field of European integration, whose work

  • contributed substantially to the progress of the state of the art, and/or
  • demonstrates a profound comparative understanding of the states and societies of Europe, and/or
  • has influenced academic and political debates in Europe.

Disciplines covered by the award include especially – but not exclusively – history, humanities, philosophy or social sciences. The award is endowed with 5000 € and the winner will be involved into the activities of the THESEUS network. The public presentation will take place in December 2010.

THESEUS is a common initiative of Centre d’études européennes de Sciences Po Paris, the Jean-Monnet-Chair for Political Science at the University of Cologne, the Trans European Policy Studies Association (Brussels) and the Fritz Thyssen Foundation (Cologne). Its aim is to establish a European network of thinkers, actors and ideas and to foster an open and constructive dialogue between members of the academic world and political actors about the future challenges of Europe. Emerging from a Franco‐German initiative, THESEUS is striving to enhance the mutual understanding of societies in Europe.

Nominations: Deadline 31/05/2010
Please send the filled nomination form, including a short justification, an academic CV of the nominee and a list of his or her main publications via e-mail to Nicole Ahler (ahlern@uni-koeln.de) and via ordinary mail to the address indicated below. A major book publication can be an asset (please send a copy).

The language of the application dossier should be English, there is no limitation concerning the language(s) of the nominee’s publications, neither any restrictions in terms of national or geographical origin. Direct applications are not accepted.

Please find the nomination form at: http://www.theseus-europe.net/.

Contact and further information:

Nicole Ahler, M.A. (ahlern@uni-koeln.de)
www.theseus‐europe.net ‐ www.theseus‐europa.net

THESEUS Award for Promising Research on European Integration 2010

 

Call for applications

The THESEUS Award for Promising Research on European Integration will distinguish an excellent piece of work of a junior researcher in the field of European integration, which analyses an ongoing challenge for the European Union and its member states

· with regard to the institutions, policies or policymaking processes of the European Union or

· from a comparative perspective across the member states of the European Union,

· recommending potential institutional or policy solutions.

The rewarded work will be a Ph.D. thesis or a publication in a major journal (published within the last three years from application deadline). Disciplines covered include especially – but not exclusively – political or social sciences. There is no nationality or geographical criteria for selection. THESEUS accepts both direct applications and nominations through third parties.

The award is endowed with 3000 € and the winner will be involved into the activities of the THESEUS network. The public presentation will take place in December 2010.

THESEUS is a common initiative of the Centre d’études européennes de Sciences Po Paris, the Jean Monnet Chair for Political Science at the University of Cologne, the Trans European Policy Studies Association and the Fritz Thyssen Foundation, Cologne. Its aim is to establish a European network of thinkers, actors and ideas and to foster an open and constructive dialogue between academia and politics about the future challenges of Europe. Emerging from a Franco-German initiative, THESEUS is striving to enhance the mutual understanding of societies in Europe.

Applications: Deadline 31/05/2010

Please send your informal application, consisting of a two-page summary of your work, your academic CV (including publications) and a cover letter situating your work in your ongoing research and academic activities, as well as a copy of your Ph.D. thesis or publication by 31/05/2010 via e-mail to Nicole Ahler, M.A. (ahlern@uni-koeln.de). The language of the application dossier is English; there is no language criterion for publication or Ph.D. thesis.

 

Contact and further information:

Nicole Ahler, M.A. (ahlern@uni-koeln.de)

www.theseus‐europe.net ‐ www.theseus‐europa.net

Postal address:

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wessels (Coordinator THESEUS)

Jean-Monnet-Chair for Political Science

To the attention of Nicole Ahler

University of Cologne

Gottfried-Keller-Str. 6

50931 Köln

Germany