23rd International Conference of Europeanists

Resilient Europe?

Philadelphia, PA • April 14-16, 2016

to be held at DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
Organized by the Council for European Studies


After months of anticipation, the Council for European Studies (CES) is eager to welcome you to the 23rd International Conference of Europeanists! The conference will be held at the DoubleTree hotel in Philadelphia, from April 14 to April 16, 2016, and will be attended by over 1000 of the world's leading experts on Europe and European affairs. The information provided on this page will assist you in navigating the conference, so you can get the most out of your experience!
 
Viewing the Program
 
There will be three different ways to view the program for the 
23rd International Conference of Europeanists! 

 
           
Final Program
(Now available!)

2014 CES Conference Online Program
Searchable Online Program
(Use this to access uploaded papers)


Mobile Conference App
(Now available!)

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Where to Go

The 23rd International Conference of Europeanists will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City.  Begin your conference experience by checking-in at the On-Site Registration Desk, where you will receive your conference packet, badge, and program.  If you are at the hotel on the afternoon of April 13, we invite you to skip the crowds and pick up your conference materials early. Location details provided below. 
 

  On-site
Registration Desk


 


 
Early Registration
Wednesday, April 13, 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Minuet, 4th floor

Registration
Every day, April 14-16, from 8:30 AM
Overture room, 3rd floor
 
 
  Exhibitors
 
  Exhibitor Tables
Every day, April 14-16, from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Overture (3rd floor), Atrium (3rd floor), Atrium (4th floor)
 
 
  Morning Coffee

 
  Coffee and Tea
Every day, April 14-16, from 8:30 AM
lobby, 3rd floor, 4th floor, 5th floor
 
 
  Photography Exhibition   Artist Gao Lei presents “Educated Youth by Tang Deshang”
Every day, April 14-16, from 9:00 AM - 9:00PM
tbd

 
 

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Useful Information

Whether you are new to the CES conference or a longstanding attendee, we encourage you to review our Conference Protocol & Etiquette sheet and our Quick Tips for Conference Goers. They answer frequently asked questions and will help you successfully navigate the conference!

 

Conference Protocol & Etiquette

Quick Tips for Conference Goers


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Special Events

A number of especially stimulating events and presentations have been scheduled to further enrich your conference experience.  Thus, we encourage you to make the most of your time at the conference by attending the following special events.
 

  Plenaries and Special Sessions

 


 
Keynote by Paul Krugman: Can the European Project be saved?
Friday, April 15, 6:00 to 7:45 PM - Ormandy Ballroom
Keynote Lecture: Paul Krugman, CUNY Graduate Center, Princeton, NY Times
Chair: Mabel Berezin, Cornell University
Discussant: Martin Sandbu, Financial Times


Plenary: Europe on Edge: Ruptures and Resilience in European Capitalism
Thursday, April 14, 6:00 to 7:45 PM - Ormandy Ballroom
Chair: Orfeo Fioretos, Temple University
Participants:
Suzanne Berger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Harold James, Princeton University
Charles Maier, Harvard University
Vivien Schmidt, Boston University


Special Session: Key Trends and Initiatives Addressed by EU institutions in Times of Crises
Friday, April 15, 11:00 AM to 12:45 PM - Assembly G
Chair: Alberta Sbragia, University of Pittsburgh
Participants:
Peter Haslinger, Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe
Alessia Lefebure, Alliance
Nina Lemmens, DAAD New York
Steven Sokol, American Council on Germany
Stephen F. Szabo, Transatlantic Academy


Special Session: Immigration and Security: Debates and Challenges in Contemporary Europe
Friday, April 15, 11:00 AM to 12:45 PM - Orchestra Room
Chair: Richard D. Kelemen, Temple University
Participants:
Jolyon Howorth, Yale University
Riva Kastoryano, Sciences Po, CERI
Jytte Klausen, Brandeis University
Jonathan Laurence, Boston College


Special Session: Permanent Volatilities? Nationalist and Internationalist Challenges to Europe
Friday, April 15, 2:00 to 3:45 PM - Symphony Ballroom
Chair: Mabel Berezin, Cornell University
Discussants:
John Bowen, Washington University in St. Louis
Valerie Bunce, Cornell University
Michèle Lamont, Harvard University
Kim Lane Scheppele, Princeton University
Ioannis Vrailas, EU Delegation to the UN

 
 
  Film Screenings

 
  Film Screening: MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival
Thursday, April 14, 4:00 to 5:45 PM - Orchestra Room
Speaker: Nicholas Mason, Founder


Film Screening: Harnessing the Power of Intercultural Film to connect European, International and Migrant Youth
Saturday, April 16, 11:00 AM to 12:45 PM - Orchestra Room
Speaker: Arnd Wächter, Crossing Borders Education

 
 
  Fellows Forum
 
  Graduating Into Success: Academic and Non-Academic Milestones of Past CES Fellows
Thursday, April 14, 11:00 AM to 12:45 PM - Orchestra Room
Chair: Nicole Shea, Council for European Studies
Participants:
Sheri Berman, Barnard College
Benjamin Breen, Columbia University
Elissa Helms, Central European University
Carl Strikwerda, Elizabethtown College
Jerry Webman, Oppenheimer Funds

 
 
  Receptions

 
  General Reception
Friday, April 15, 7:45 to 9:30 PM - Symphony Ballroom

CES Fellows Reception (by invitation only)
Thursday, April 14, 7:45 to 8:45 PM - Orchestra Room
 
 

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Other Resources
 

 

                      2014 Conference Hotel Information
Conference Hotel Page
Conference FAQs for CES 2014 International Conference of Europeanists
Frequently Asked Questions
Registration Form for CES 2014 International Conference of Europeanists
Registration Form
 
                       





Conference Travel Page
   

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Conference Deadlines

 

August 17 - October 6, 2015: Conference Submission Portal open.

December 10, 2015: All submitters will be notified regarding the status of their proposals.

December 20, 2015: Scheduling request deadline for all accepted conference participants.

February 1, 2016: By this date, the Council will publish the preliminary schedule for the 23rd International Conference of Europeanists.

February 4, 2016: Extended deadline for early-bird conference registration. Registration rates go up by $50!

March 7, 2016: All scheduled participants must register for the conference. Those who do not will have their names withdrawn from the program.

March 14, 2016: No refunds of registration payment offered after this date.

March 21, 2016: Checks no longer accepted as payment for conference registration. Cash, credit, debit, wire, and PayPal still welcome. 

April 1, 2016: Recommended deadline for presenting authors to upload their papers.

April 14-16, 2016: 23rd International Conference of Europeanists

 

 
 
 





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