Call for paper for an international conference on EU and Emerging Powers, 15 November 2012 (College of Europe Bruges)

The Center for European Studies at UCL, the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies, KU Leuven, the College of Europe, the Department of Political Sciences at Ghent University, the Department of Political Science at ULg, the Institute for European studies at VUB, the Institute for European Studies at ULB and the Institute for European Studies at FUSL jointly organise an international conference on “The European Union and the Emerging Powers”. The conference will take place on 29 and 30 April 2013 at the European Parliament. The purpose of this conference will be to analyze how emerging powers influence the EU’s external policies and its global governance strategy across four key dimensions: trade, development and finance; environment and energy; security; and human rights.

The organisers invite experts to contribute a paper which focuses on the relations between the European Union and emerging powers with regard to different issues in economic, security, environmental and energy as well as human rights.

Please find attached hereby the call for papers as well as the conference concept note. Please note that the deadline for the submission of paper proposals is on 15 November 2012. Proposals should be registered on the conference website.