IPSA RC03 European Unification

Business meeting, 2018 IPSA World Congress of Political Science, Brisbane

Location: Foyer, Door 1/4-T12, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Time: 12:45-13:45

  1. Welcome
  • Welcome- Carlos Closa, chair of IPSA RC03 for the term 2016-2018
  • Agenda approval
  • 21 RC03 members attended the meeting in Brisbane
  1. Recent activities
  • 18 IPSA RC03 panels at the 2016 IPSA World Congress in Poznan
  • 11 panel proposals submitted to IPSA RC03 for the 2018 World Congress in Brisbane. 8 IPSA RC03 panels included in the final programme (between 4 and 6 papers per panel, covering a wide range of topics related to the EU and the European integration process) 
  1. Website and social media
  1. Future activities
  • Next IPSA Congress: Lisbon 2020. Main objective: approximately 11 RC03 panel proposals.
  • RC mailing list: updated every two years. The aim is to encourage colleagues working on topics that are relevant for the RC03 to join the Committee and the mailing list. A new mailing list will be created with all the participants who attended the RC03 business meeting in Brisbane. 
  1. Elections for the IPSA RC03 Executive Board
  • Board members for the mandate 2016-2018:
  1. Carlos Closa (Spanish National Research Council, IPP-CSIC, Spain) Chair  
  2. Philomena Murray (University of Melbourne, Australia) Vice-Chair
  3. Amy Verdun (University of Victoria, Canada) Treasurer 
  4. Yvonne Gallighan (Queen’s University Belfast, UK)
  5. Ken Endo (Hokkaido University, Japan)
  6. Hans-Jörg Trenz (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  7. Simona Piattoni (University of Trento, Italy)
  8. Daniela Vintila (University of Leicester, UK)
  9. Hartmut Mayer (University of Oxford, UK)
  10. Adam Szymański (University of Warsaw, Poland)
  11. Przemysław Biskup (University of Warsaw, Poland)
  • After the elections held during the business meeting in Brisbane, the new members of the RC03 Executive Board are:
  1. Hans-Jörg Trenz (University of Copenhagen, Denmark) Chair  
  2. Sophie Meunier (Princeton University, US) Vice-Chair
  3. Daniela Vintila (University of Liege, Belgium) Vice-Chair and Secretary
  4. Adam Szymański (University of Warsaw, Poland)
  5. Benjamin Zyla (University of Ottawa, Canada)
  6. Francesco Violi (Canterbury Christ Church University, UK)
  7. Tamara Tubakovic (University of Melbourne, Australia)
  8. Charlotte Galpin (University of Birmingham, UK)