Program 15th annual HEIRS Conference

Experts, knowledge and the (de)legitimization of European politics

University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, 23-24 May 2019

Since the beginning of the European integration process, decision-makers have worked closely with experts and researchers to formulate and implement policies. These actors can be considered as an integral part of European politics. The 15th HEIRS Conference aims to reassess the ambivalent role of experts and expert knowledge in the history of European integration.

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CfP Graduate Conference on the History of European Integration

9‐10 September 2019, European University Institute, Florence

After a very successful first conference in September 2017, and a second one in September 2018, the Third Annual Graduate Conference will be held at the European University Institute in Florence on 9‐10 September 2019. The conference is a unique setting for PhD students and early career researchers to discuss ongoing research related to the history of European integration. The conference consists of panel sessions focused on submitted research papers, as well as debates on historiographical and methodological approaches. The aim of the conference is to provide an informal atmosphere in which new ideas and research directions, as well as advice on publishing and academic careers can be shared and debated.

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