European Union in International Affairs (EUIA) Conference – Protecting and Projecting Europe


16 May 2018


Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van België, voor Wetenschappen en Kunsten (KVAB), Paleis der Academiën, Hertogsstraat 1, Brussel

The ‘European Union in International Affairs’ (EUIA) Conference provides a major forum for academics and policy-makers to debate the role of the EU in the turbulent realm of international affairs. The sixth edition of this event will take place from 16 to 18 May 2018 and focus on the theme ‘Protecting and Projecting Europe’. #EUIA18 will be the single major stopover of the academic conference circuit in Brussels.

#EUIA18 will host high-level keynote addresses and will mark the 40th anniversary of the Journal of European Integration (JEI) by hosting the first JEI Annual Lecture. A selection of the EUIA best papers will be published in a themed JEI section.

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The EUIA Conference is organized by The Institute for European Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (IES-VUB), the Institut d’Études Européennes at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (IEE-ULB), the United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS) and Egmont – the Royal Institute for International Relations.

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