Europe at Sixty: 1949-2009 (Call for Papers)

The Center for Security Studies (C4SS) at Metropolitan University Prague (MUP) and the Institute of World History (Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Charles University in Prague) cordially invite you to submit paper proposals to an academics and practitioners’ conference "Europe at Sixty: 1949-2009" that will take place at MUP in Prague on November 20th 2009.

The conference will be held in English. We will consider all papers fitting to one of the following conference panels:

1) The European Union: Sixty Years of Economic and Political Integration – Success or Failure?

2) The European Union: An Emerging Societal Security Actor?

In the first panel, we are looking for papers examining both the successes and failures of European integration within the EU framework, with a special emphasis on economic and political aspects of this process in a broader historical perspective. In the second panel, we are looking for papers assessing the EU’s role as an emerging societal security actor, reflecting the increased frequency and magnitude of both man-made and natural disasters on the European continent.

If you would like to present a paper, please send an abstract via e-mail to by August 31st 2009. Abstracts should be 300-400 words long and submitted in one of the following formats: Word Document (.doc; or .rtf) or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf). Please include your full name, e-mail address and institutional affiliation. Authors of selected papers will be notified via e-mail by early September 2009.

All papers presented at the conference will be considered for publication in a special issue of Central European Journal of International and Security Studies. If you want your paper to be published, please follow the guidelines for authors, which are available at the journal’s webpage: The deadline for final papers’ submission is February 1st 2010.

Conference attendance is free of charge, lunch and refreshments will be provided by the organizers.

Registration for non-presenters will be open to the public from October 2009. Please visit our webpage to register by November 13th 2009.

Please kindly share this call with your colleagues. We are looking forward to your participation!

ikona souboruCall for Papers.

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