CES Summer School

Engaging with the outside: from theory to practice and back

26 - 28 April 2017



[Participation in this event is restricted to participants of the CASPIAN / PIRC network only]

This CASPIAN | PIRC Summer School, hosted by the Centre for Social Studies, focuses on the challenges of developing empirically-informed analyses, including ethical issues in field research and the linkages between theory and empirical work. The summer school is designed for PhD students currently finalising their theoretical and conceptual frameworks and engaging in field research.


26 April 2017

14h00-15h00 – Registration
14h30-14h45 – Welcome Session
Licínia Simão and Paula Duarte Lopes (University of Coimbra, Portugal)

15h00-16h30 – Jean Monnet Lecture | Fernando Andresen Guimarães, Head of the Russia Division, European External Action Service (EEAS)
Chair: Maria Raquel Freire

17h00-19h00 “Homecoming: from fieldwork to writing” | Roundtable with Bruno de Cordier (University of Ghent, Belgium), Rick Fawn (University of St. Andrews, UK), Abel Polese (Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia)and Licínia Simão (University of Coimbra, Portugal)
Chair: Paula Duarte Lopes

27 April 2017

9h00-11h00 – PhD students’ presentations | 2 sessions in parallel
11h30-13h00 – PhD students’ presentations | 2 sessions in parallel

14h30-16h30 – PhD students’ presentations | 2 sessions in parallel
17h00-19h00 – “Ethical issues in fieldwork” | Roundtable with Júlia Garraio and Paula Duarte Lopes (Centre for Social Studies, Portugal)
Chair: Daniela Nascimento

28 April 2017

09h00-11h00 – PhD students’ presentations | 1 session
11h30-13h00 – “Views from the outside: EU’s role in the international system” | Roundtable with Rajan Kumar (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India), Denis Volkov (Levada, Russia) and Erhan Dögan (Marmara University, Turkey)
Chair: Maria Raquel Freire

14h30-15h45 – Network meeting | Caspian students meeting
15h45-16h00 – Closing session
Maria Raquel Freire and Licínia Simão (Centre for Social Studies, Portugal)



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