• IACES 2017 Biennial Conference considers Ireland and the Future of Europe

    IACES 2017 Biennial Conference considers Ireland and the Future of Europe

    The 2017 IACES Biennial Conference takes place on Friday 24 November in the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin. Leading academics and senior politicians will consider current and future issues for Ireland as a member state of the European Union. Brexit continues to pose challenges for Ireland, for the devolved regions of the UK, and for the future British-Irish relationship. Ireland’s […]
  • Ireland and the Future of Europe: New Challenges, New Opportunities

    Ireland and the Future of Europe: New Challenges, New Opportunities

    The European Union is emerging from a prolonged period of crisis. With the election of President Macron in France and re-election of Chancellor Merkel in Germany, there is renewed confidence across the EU that the significant policy challenges on the Union’s agenda can be met more successfully than over the past decade. And although Brexit […]
  • Minister Michael Russell MSP delivered the 2017 IACES Annual Lecture

    Minister Michael Russell MSP delivered the 2017 IACES Annual Lecture

    Michael Russell MSP delivered the 2017 IACES Annual Lecture in University College Cork on 21 April 2017. A recording of the Minister’s address is available here. A copy of the Minister’s lecture can be downloaded here.
  • 2017 IACES Annual Lecture will consider Scotland, Brexit and Ireland

    2017 IACES Annual Lecture will consider Scotland, Brexit and Ireland

    The Scottish government’s Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s place in Europe, Michael Russell MSP, will deliver the 2017 Irish Association for Contemporary European Studies (IACES) Annual Lecture on Friday, 21 April 2017 at 11am in G03, Western Gateway Building, University College Cork. The talk comes at an auspicious time as the UK moves towards […]
  • Michael Russell MSP, Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe to deliver 2017 IACES Annual Lecture

    Michael Russell MSP, Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe to deliver 2017 IACES Annual Lecture

    The Irish Association for Contemporary European Studies (IACES) is delighted to announce that Michael Russell MSP, Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe will deliver the 2017 IACES Annual Lecture. The UK decision to leave the EU constitutes one of the most profound challenges to face the contemporary European Union (EU). This year’s lecture considers the […]
  • European Movement Ireland Releases 6th Annual Accountability Report on Irish – EU Engagement

    European Movement Ireland Releases 6th Annual Accountability Report on Irish – EU Engagement

    Improvement in Irish Performance at EU Level Top Marks again for Taoiseach in 2015 Accountability Report Dublin, 11 May, 2016: European Movement Ireland released its 6th ‘Accountability Report’.  The 2015 report which tracks engagement with EU affairs by Irish politicians, using multiple indicators, for the year, also provides comparison for the previous 5 year period […]
  • Event Report: IACES Inaugural Annual Lecture 2016

    Event Report: IACES Inaugural Annual Lecture 2016

    ‘Creating a New Moment for the European Union: Problems and Prospects’ Address by President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins On 18 April, the President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, delivered the Annual Lecture of the Irish Association for Contemporary European Studies at the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin.  Dr Mary C Murphy, President of IACES, commenced […]
  • IACES Inaugural Annual Lecture: Address by President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins

    IACES Inaugural Annual Lecture: Address by President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins

    The Irish Association for Contemporary European Studies (IACES) is delighted to announce that the inaugural IACES Annual Lecture will be delivered by President Michael D. Higgins on Monday 18 April 2016 at 2.30pm in the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin. The President’s lecture is entitled: ‘Creating a New Moment for the European Union: Problems and Prospects’. […]
  • National Conversation about the UK’s EU Reform Agenda and Referendum, Cork

    National Conversation about the UK’s EU Reform Agenda and Referendum, Cork

    On Monday 4 April 2016, the European Movement and IACES will be holding a free event to discuss the UK’s EU reform agenda and the myriad implications of a potential vote in favour of a British exit from the European Union. There are numerous questions upon which to reflect as the date of the referendum […]
  • Call for applications: Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Activities 2016

    Call for applications: Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Activities 2016

    The Irish Association for Contemporary European Studies would like to draw your attention to the call for applications for funding for Jean Monnet activities.  A total of €11.4 million has been earmarked for these activities in 2016. This funding falls within the framework of the general call for applications to the European Commisssion Erasmus + programme, […]