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April 30, 2008
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Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum:
October 15-17, 2008 | FedEx Global Education Center
Please visit the CLAC conference website for more information. Proposals for 30-minute papers or 90-minute panels on any issue relating to CLAC are welcome, although certain topics are of particular interest. Please view the call for papers for details.
Deadline: May 15, 2008
European Union/Transatlantic Relations PhD Database
The Network of European Union Centers of Excellence in the United States (EUCE) would like to invite graduate students pursuing a doctoral degree in topics related to the European Union or Transatlantic relations to submit their names and dissertation information to a database of PhD dissertations. The goal of the database is to help doctoral students identify fellow candidates working in similar areas in the United States and anywhere else in the world. Please go to the EUCE Network website and download a short form which can be filled out and returned on-line. Thank you to everyone who has submitted so far! The Center for European Studies serves as the network coordinator for EU Centers of Excellence in the United States.
Triad Highland Games
Friday - Saturday, May 2-3, 2008 | Bryant Park, Greensboro
The Enlarged Europe: European Citizenship & Sustainable Development
The Fondation de France will consider projects submitted by French partners. Non-profit organizations (including associations) which have already undertaken -or who wish to undertake- a joint action in the field of sustainable development with a recognized counterpart in at least one of the following ten selected countries: Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. Special attention will be given to proposals involving partners in a number of European countries or the south coast of the Mediterranean.
Projects must contribute to one of the aims of sustainable development i.e. conservation of resources, biodiversity and the environment; social cohesion and solidarity across territories and between generations; the fight against climate change; stimulation to growth in line with responsible methods of production and consumption, etc. Important factors for their management are questions of participation, management organization, horizontal approach and joint evaluation. Special attention will be given to those projects encouraging or reinforcing European networks (including France) in the field of sustainable development.
In order to encourage applicants to develop a variety of partnerships, in particular on a local basis, the Fondation de France never finances a project in its entirety. Financing plans must detail other financial partners approached or acquired, the forecast proportion of internal financing and an estimation of voluntary work. As an indication, the amount granted annually to each project will be in a range between 10,000 and 50,000 euros. Multi-year projects will be considered.
When you have completed the grant request, in English, attach the required administrative documents and where applicable, annexes to facilitate evaluation of the project and send your dossier to the Fondation de France (Word format, maximum 4 megabytes).
Deadline: May 16 or September 26, 2008
Summer School on Cultural Dimensions of Politics in Europe
July 2-9, 2008 | Prague, Czech Republic
The Summer School "Cultural Dimensions of Politics in Europe" is a week long academic program designed to bring together 30 undergraduate and graduate students of various nationalities and academic backgrounds (political science, sociology, media studies, anthropology and cultural studies, behavioural sciences, gender studies) from all parts of the world to enjoy their summer holidays in the unique academic and cultural environment.
We invite you to visit our website http://www.cdpe.cpvp.cz to discover all the details about the CDPE 2008. The website contains updated information about the Summer School, application process and on-line application.
Early Bird Application Deadline: April 30, 2008
European Summer Institute: Lobbying in Brussels
July 2-9, 2008 | Prague, Czech Republic
We invite you to visit our new website to discover all the details about the ESI2008. The website contains updated information about the academic content, practicalities and application process.
World View Study Visit to Honduras
July 16-25, 2008
Internships with the Delegation of the European Commission
The Delegation of the European Commission offers a variety of internship positions at its office in Washington, DC. The New York Delegation, too, offers internship positions. Please contact that Delegation directly for more information on opportunities there. (For information on EU internships in Europe, click here.)
Internships are intended to provide college and university students and recent graduates with the opportunity to acquire considerable knowledge of the European Union, its institutions, activities, laws, statistics and relations with the US. Internship applicants may be of any nationality.
For details, please visit the Delegation website.
Deadline for the Fall Semester: May 15, 2008
Call for Papers: Rocky Mountain European Scholars Consortium
October 10-11, 2008 | University of Arizona | Tucson, Arizona
This year's conference theme is "Intercultural Dialogue" in its broadest dimension. 500 word abstracts of individual papers (including each paper prepared for panels) and 500 word descriptions of panels, forums, and workshops must be submitted electronically at firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight, May 1, 2008.
For details, please view the call for papers (DOC).
Deadline: May 1, 2008
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