Monday, August 31, 2015

Registration is Open: EU Studies Regional Faculty Working Conference October 30-31, 2015

The European Union Center is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2016 EU Studies Conference! Proposals for research presentations on any topic relevant to EU studies from scholars, college instructors, and graduate students are welcome. Colleagues with only a nascent academic interest in the EU are also invited to join us without being obliged to present any materials.

We are also very excited to announce that we will kick-off this annual conference with a Roundtable on “Greece and the Future of the European Union," followed by conference welcome dinner.

Information about the conference as follows:

"Researching and Teaching the EU: Best Practices and Current Trends in EU Scholarship" 

A Working Conference for Regional College Faculty

October 30-31, 2015

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


Roundtable Discussion: "Greece and the Future of the European Union" 

Stefanos Katsikas, Director of Modern Greek Studies, Linguistics, University of Illinois
Benjamin Lough, Social Work, University of Illinois
Kolja Raube, Visiting Scholar, European Union Center, University of Illinois; Centre for European Studies, Centre for Global Governance Studies, KU-Leuven
Marina Terkourafi, Linguistics, University of Illinois
Moderator: Anna Westerstahl Stenport, Director of the European Union Center, Germanic Languages
and Literatures, University of Illinois

Conference web page:

Online registration

Registration deadline: Friday, September 25, 2015. Space is limited; register early! 

Registration fee: Participants who are not presenting are required to pay a $50 registration fee. This fee will be waived for accepted speakers and University of Illinois faculty and graduate students.

A $100 travel reimbursement grant and one night of free lodging will be available to all out-of-town participants.

 For further details, please visit the conference webpage.

 Questions? Contact: or 217-265-7515

We look forward to your participation.

Originally written by Dr. Anna Westerstahl Stenport, Director of the European Union Center, August 31 2015


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