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M.A. EUROPEAN STUDIES
EST. 2006

Events

On this page you will find the large variety of academic events which took place:

Events

Conferences and discussion groups

"RGB" – Documentary screening and discussion session

December 03, 2019
Europa-Universität Flensburg

"EU accession talks of North Macedonia and Albania" – Discussion group

November 12, 2019
Europa-Universität Flensburg

"Ten Years of Turmoil" – Documentary screening and discussion session

October 29, 2019
Europa-Universität Flensburg

"Brexit and the Northern Ireland Issue" – Discussion group

October 22, 2019
Europa-Universität Flensburg

"Facing Europe" – Workshop

May 6, 2019
Akademie Sankelmark

"Interactive Mini Model EU" - Workshop

May, 2018
Europa-Universität Flensburg

"Terrorism in Europe - Adapting to a Growing Challenge" - Conference

February 7th, 2017
Europa-Universität Flensburg

"Euroscepticism in Small Member States" - Conference

January 24th, 2017
Akademie Sankelmark

"External Solidarity: EU’s responses to global challenges" - Conference

July 2nd, 2015
Europa-Universität Flensburg

"Goodbye Europe? Great Britain and the EU" – Conference

January 12, 2015
Akademie Sankelmark

Carsten Volkery, Der Spiegel columnist
Friedrich Dehmel, representative German-British Society SH
Dr. John Goodyear, Academy of English, Oldenburg

"International Student Conference" -  Conference in collaboration with the University of Penza

February 10-12, 2014
Europa-Universität Flensburg

Component of the Comparative Legal Politics Course WiSe 13/14, February 10th - 12th, 2014

"Global Perspectives on Europe" - Conference

December 6 - 7, 2013
Europa-Universität Flensburg

"Myths - National Borders - Religions" - Conference

September 19 - 21, 2013
Akademie Sankelmark

"Diversity in Europe" - Research Seminar

April 8 - 12, 2013
Inter University Centre Dubrovnik

Guest Lectures

"Keeping protection afloat: search and rescue in the mediterranean" - Christmas Lecture 2020

December 17, 2020

Digital Christmas Lecture (via Webex)

Prof. Dr. Anuscheh Farahat LL.M. (Berkeley) & Prof. Dr. Nora Markard M.A. (King's College London)

"Neoliberalism, the EU and Work-Life-Balance" - Christmas Lecture 2019

December 10, 2019
Europa Universität Flensburg, HEL 067

Dr. Ivana Isailovic, Max Planck Institute for Comparative & International Private Law,
Northeastern Universitiy School of Law

"Contemporary view on Research on Democratisation in the Middle East: Results of the Transformation Index BTI?" – Mid-Summer Lecture 2019

June 12, 2019
Europa-Universität Flensburg, HEL 063

Dr. Jan Vólkel, Institute of European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

"The European Union as a Normative Power in Post-Conflict Societies" – Europe Week 2019 Lecture

May 10, 2019
Europa-Universität Flensburg

Edward Moxon Browne, University of Limerick

"Capitalism on the Edge. Can We Make Capitalism Useful to Deliver Sustainable Development Goals?" 

June 26, 2018
Europa-Universität Flensburg

Dr. Nazia Mintz-Habib, University of Cambridge

"Power of storytelling, terrorist propaganda in a new media age" – Cross-border Christmas Lecture

December 11, 2017

Jannis Jost, research associate at the Institute for Security Policy Kiel

"Terrorism in Europe - Adapting to a Growing Challenge"

February 7, 2017
Europa-Universität Flensburg

Jannis Jost (M.Litt.), research associate at the Institute for Security Policy Kiel

Euroscepticism in Small Member States

January 24th, 2017
Akademie Sankelmark

Dr. Vita Balama, Ventspils University College, Latvia 
Prof. Dr. Steen Bo Frandsen, University of Southern Denmark

"Scotland’s EU membership after Brexit" – Cross-border Christmas lecture

December 13, 2016
Europa-Universität FLensburg

David McDonald, deputy leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) in Glasgow

"Diversity in a changing Europe: challenge or opportunity?" ECMI and EUS lecture series 2016 

2016
Europa-Universität FLensburg

18.01.2016 - Prof. Michal Vašečka

Masaryk University in Brno/ Czech Republic, Centre for the Research of Culture and Ethnicity/Slovakia and a Member of the European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance.

08.02.2016 - Dr. Tilman Lanz University of Groningen

15.06.2016 - Mr. Benjamin Zeeb,
Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of the Project for Democratic Union and the co-author of the book "Europa am Abgrund: Plädoyer für die Vereinigten Staaten von Europa" (Simms; Zeeb 2016)

BrExit or not: The EU and Great Britain

March 16th, 2016
Akademie Sankelmark

"Crises in the European Union"

December, 2014
Europa-Universität Flensburg 

Cristoph Hasselbach

Europe Weeks

Europe Week 2019

On May 10, M.A. EUS celebrated Europe Day. Students participated in the lecture "The European Union as a Normative Power in Post-Conflict Societies" by Edward Moxon Browne, from the University of Limerick. Later, they organized an information stand with posters and games, where students and visitors had the opportunity to share their thoughts about Europe and the EU.

Europe Week 2018

EUS students had the chance to participate in events organised by the university, the European studies office or students themselves. The events included workshops, discussions with representatives from international and national organisations such as United Nations, European Center for Minority Issues and European Parliament.

Another highlight of this year’s Europe Week was the interactive Mini Model EU. Here, students became country delegates and represented their position in the EU negotiation talks about independence movements.

Video: Europe Week 2018 at Europa-Universität Flensburg 

Europe Week 2017

On May 9, Master European Studies celebrated Europe Day. EUS students organized an information stand and were happy to share their expertise with interactive posters and an EU quiz. Furthermore, students and visitors were offered self-baked cookies and had the opportunity to paint their thoughts about Europe and the EU on canvases which are now displayed in the Dublin building of the university.

Europe Week 2016

On May 9, EUS students decided to commemorate Europe day with cookies, while trying to figure out what the EU means to people in Flensburg. 
They asked mainly students on campus which word they associate with the EU. Those who agreed to participate received tasty EU style cookies or cupcakes in return. Among the most popular notions were words such as peace, democracy and freedom.

Europe Week 2013

Press Releases

European Studies (in general)

European Studies, the University of Flensburg and the German Danish border region

Zukunftswoche

European Studies MA Report

Zukunftswoche 2015 at Europa-Universität Flensburg

 

The Zukuftswoche at Europa-Universität Flensburg is an event which for the 3rd consecutive year brought into headlights important and current issues related to European values, diversity and education. Through workshops, lectures and fun sessions the whole EUF successfully accomplished its aim of increasing awareness towards the multitude of values and participation in interactive activities. In this context, Master European Studies was actively engaged into planning and organizing a large range of events which brought together students with shared interests and values. Placing emphasis on intensifying social, cultural and academic interaction, the European Studies MA programme tried facilitating and strengthening partnerships and communication during the lectures and extra-curricular events.

Under these premises the first event of the Zukunftswoche was "Diversity in Europe - Drawing with KIM" workshop which took place on Monday, June 29th. In cooperation with Kim Schmidt, the locally renown cartoonist, EUS brought the participants another opportunity of self-expression - this time through drawing. Kim did not have an easy task ahead: providing the theoretical framework of how to draw figures and help the participants portray an idea on diversity in about two hours was challenging. However, in the end the interesting workshop came up with a set of 14 drawings, each approaching various aspects of "diversity in Europe" from a unique perspective.  Additionally, all the drawings were exhibited on Campus until July 7th, when the drawings were moved to the City Hall, place where they were on display until July 14th. The inauguration ceremony in the City Hall was honoured by the City President Ms. Krätzschmar, the head of the Flensburg Office for Equal Opportunities Ms. Balve and by Prof. Dr. Gaitanides from EUF. The workshop participants and various guests therefore had the chance to attend the opening event and received a warm welcome from the City Hall hosts.

On Wednesday, July 1st brought the second event organised by EUS: the Poster Presentation of Master’s Theses. This was done by the 4th semester EUS students who are in the process of writing their Master’s thesis. This activity was particularly addressed to students who have not yet started their thesis writing semester. The main aim of presenting undergoing master thesis projects to the junior students and inspiring further research was successfully achieved. Furthermore, by having the most interesting projects awarded surprise gifts, the junior students felt incentivised to devise captivating Master’s theses projects for the next year (when it will be their turn to present) and to diversify the range of their academic interests.

Finally, the last event took the shape of a student conference. Under the title "External Solidarity: EU’s responses to global challenges", the conference aimed at raising the interest in academic research and at encouraging collaborations between students and lecturers (as well as among students themselves) from Europa-Universität Flensburg and the University of Southern Denmark. From an academic point of view, the conference wished to increase the awareness of how essential it is to have a strong and unified EU in order to respond timely and efficiently to major problems ranging from global trade to energy-related issues. Consequently, students from both EUF and SDU presented their works on various topics and actively participated in panel discussions, bringing up interesting points and further research questions. The innovative element of the conference was the launch of EUS Vox - the research initiative providing a digital platform for publicizing students’ views and the outcomes of their researches. The platform can be reached by accessing eusvox.wordpress.com and all students can send in their articles and research papers.

Throughout the Zukunftswoche both Europa-Universität Flensburg and European Studies MA programme sought to engage the students to a maximum degree and promote the celebration of values and diversity in education and in the daily life. For this reason, EUS will continue the tradition of preparing interesting and innovative events for students and guests of EUF.