FEUTURE-TRIANGLE PhD Workshop call for papers on EU-Turkey relations

Call for Papers – PhD Workshop
The European Union, Turkey and its wider neighbourhood: challenges and opportunities
October 17-18, 2017
Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI), Barcelona, Spain

This two-day PhD Workshop, organized within the context of the projects FEUTURE (Horizon 2020) and TRIANGLE (Blickwechsel: Contemporary Turkey Studies, funded by Stiftung Mercator), both coordinated by the Center for Turkey and European Union Studies at University of Cologne, is meant to provide a solid platform for junior researchers to discuss their research with their peers and senior academic colleagues.

Papers are welcomed from PhD students of political science, international relations as well as economics, history, law and social sciences dealing with topics related to the EU, Turkey and the wider neighbourhood in the context of EU-Turkey relations.

Participants are additionally invited to attend the FEUTURE Mid-term Conference, which will take place at Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB) on Thursday, October 19, 2017 in order to discuss the future of EU-Turkey relations with stakeholders from Turkey, the EU and its Member States as well as the academic community.


Please send your extended abstracts and your CV to Eva Binkert (eva.binkert@uni-koeln.de) and Betül Sakinir (bsakinir@uni-koeln.de) before the submission deadline, August 1, 2017, 12:00h. Extended abstracts (max. 500 words) should include research relevance and question(s), contribution to the literature and methodology to be applied. There will be only limited number of places in the workshop. The selection will be based on criteria such as excellence and proximity with the theme of the seminar. The submissions will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee. Notification of the acceptance will be sent by August 21, 2017. After this notification, selected participants are supposed to send their full papers (max. 5000 words) by September 30, 2017.

Please find the call here.