Miscellaneous

RMES student interviewed by Armenian online magazine

In the context of the Research Master European Studies, Moritz Höpner spent two weeks in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. Focusing his thesis research on EU-Armenia relations, a DAAD scholarship enabled him to travel there.

As a follow-up on his stay, the Armenian online magazine Mediamax.am interviewed Moritz. In the interview (in Armenian) Moritz talks about his interest in the Armenian language and how he first came to visit this country.


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BA ES alumna publishes research in Journal of European Public Policy

BA European Studies teaching staff were very proud to read the newly published article on ‘The decentralized enforcement of European law: national court decisions on EU directives with and without preliminary reference submissions’ by BA ES alumna Carolin Huebner in the Journal of European Public Policy, one of the leading journals in the field.


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Call for Papers: Memory Studies Association

Reminder: The Call for Papers for the third annual conference of the Memory Studies Association (MSA), which takes place in Madrid from 25-28 June 2019, will close soon! Submit your abstracts for papers, panels, roundtables and other events on any topic in Memory Studies directly to the MSA submission portal. The general deadline is 1 October.


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Student Representatives FASoS Year Agenda

Dear staff of FASoS,

We, the Student Representatives of FASoS, would like to present our agenda for the academic year 2018/2019.

The Student Representatives of FASoS are the student representation body of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Together with the faculty administration, we try to make the voices of students head and make the FASoS experience even better for staff and students.


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FASoS PhD alumna receives Honorable Mention for dissertation

Marie De Somer received the ‘Ernst B. Haas Best Dissertation Award – Honorable Mention’ for her dissertation on the EU Court of Justice and its role in the area of EU immigration law. Awarded by APSA, the American Political Science Association, the prize recognises the best dissertations on European politics and society.

Marie defended her dissertation, which was supervised by Sophie Vanhoonacker and Maarten Vink, at FASoS in June 2017.


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FASoS alumnus Oliver Sarov in top 30 under 30 Serbian business magazine

In the Serbian business magazine Bizlife FASoS alumnus Oliver Sarov (BA European Studies) is listed in the 30 under 30. An English interview has been published on their website, in the printed magazine there is a more extensive interview in Serbian.

Sarov is currently a Senior Policy Adviser for Economic Affairs and Trade at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Belgrade.

Internship ‘Erotica through the Ages’: Research and Exhibition

Centre Céramique, the University Library and the Maastricht Antiquarian Book & Print (MABP) Fair offer an internship for FASoS BA and MA students. The internship focuses on collections of Erotica: sexually oriented publications, past to present. Students will research these works and pamphlets, help prepare an exhibition at the MABP Fair, and present their work to a larger audience.


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Get involved and develop a PREMIUM project

On 31 May, this years PREMIUM projects were succesfully finished. Together with students from FPN, LAW and SBE, FASoS students and staff helped solve challenges for a variety of clients, such as TOUT Maastricht, Videopower, Stichting IKL and the European Parliament.

If you have an idea for a project for next year, contact Ike Kamphof (FASoS Premium co-ordinator).


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CERiM awards UM/FASoS students with Summer School Scholarships

CERiM has awarded three UM students, Jules Bracke (UCM), Aslak Busch and Julia Käfer (FASoS, research master ES), with a scholarship for the summer school in Jakarta and Brussels in July on ‘Challenges to Multiculturalism and Multilateralism’, centred around the issue of managing diversities within societies in Europe and Southeast Asia, and between nations and regional organisations in the international society.


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Call for Applications: Jean Monnet Network Summer School, 15-28 July

The EU Centre, together with its partners in the Jean Monnet Network on Challenges to Multiculturalism and Multilateralism (JMN-CMM), are organising a 2-week Summer Programme in Brussels and Jakarta in July 2018 to introduce students to the European Union (EU) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Applications for the Summer Programme are now open. The deadline for applications for the programme and the scholarship is 30 March.


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