CfP: ‚The European Security Strategy Revisited‘

Date: 22-23 May 2009
Location: Jesus College, Cambridge
Convenor: European Research Group, Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge
Submission deadlines: 13 March 2009 for the abstract and 1 May 2009 for the final draft


Date: 22-23 May 2009
Location: Jesus College, Cambridge
Convenor: European Research Group, Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge
Submission deadlines: 13 March 2009 for the abstract and 1 May 2009 for the final draft

On 22-23 May 2009, the European Research Group will be hosting a conference entitled \’The European Security Strategy Revisited\‘ at Jesus College, Cambridge. The conference aims to bring together junior researchers and senior academics and practitioners for a policy-oriented debate about the future face of a common European foreign and security policy strategy. For this purpose, junior researchers at advanced PhD or post-doc level are invited to submit paper proposals falling within the realm of one of the four conference themes:

1. Old threats tamed? New threats on the horizon?
2. The Union’s capabilities and instruments
3. The Union, its partners and the global order
4. Defining the Union’s geopolitical interests and reach

Further details on the background, format, themes and logistics of the conference as well as the requirements concerning papers to be presented and their publication can be found at:
http://www.polis.cam.ac.uk/essconference09

Please submit an abstract of your paper of no more than 350 words and a CV by 6 March 2009 to Jan Gaspers (jug20@cam.ac.uk). Candidates will be notified of the outcome of the selection process by 16 March 2009 at the latest. The deadline for providing a final draft of the paper is 1 May 2009. As the working language of the conference will be English, all papers should be submitted in English only.

If you have any further queries, please contact Jan Gaspers via email: jug20@cam.ac.uk.