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Workshops and partner meetings

C3EU Researcher Workshop #3: Vilnius, Lithuania (September 1-3, 2016)

C3EU Researcher Workshop #3: Vilnius, Lithuania (September 1-3, 2016)On September 1-3, in Vilnius (Lithuania), Associate Professor Natalia Chaban, with Professor Martin Holland, led a research workshop and a meeting of senior partner of the international research project “Crisis, conflict and critical diplomacy: EU perceptions in Ukraine and Israel/Palestine” (C3EU) Natalia is heading.

The Meeting was attended by all partners: Ukraine’s National Institute of Strategic Studies, Cherkasy National University and Kharkiv National University; University of Ben Gurion at the Negev (Israel), TU Darmstadt (Germany); University of Leuven (Belgium), Royal Holloway (UK), Vytautas Magnum University (Lithuania), and University of Toledo (USA).

The project has entered its second year and currently involves 32 researchers from 11 countries.

C3EU Workshop programme (PDF, 1.71MB)

C3EU Researcher Workshop #2: Kyiv, Ukraine (April 18-21, 2016)

C3EU Researcher Workshop #2: Kyiv, Ukraine (April 18-21, 2016)On April 18-21, the team of C3EU researchers met in Kyiv for the second Research Workshop within the framework of the C3EU project. The training took place in the Embassy of Lithuania to Ukraine. Meeting was attended by researchers and senior partners from Ukraine’s National Institute of Strategic Studies, Cherkasy National University and Kharkiv National University (Ukraine); University of Ben Gurion at the Negev (Israel); Vytautas Magnum University (Lithuania); University of Toledo (USA), and University of Canterbury (New Zealand). The team discussed interim results of the first three months in media data analysis – both teams have successfully completed daily monitoring and analysis for January-March 2016. The team also talked about the next tasks – next three months of media monitoring and newsmakers’ opinion analysis – and finalised the work plan till the next meeting in Vilnius on September 1-3.

C3EU Researcher Workshop #2 programme (PDF, 2MB)

C3EU Researcher Workshop #1: Darmstadt, Germany (November 15-19, 2015)

The media analysis Workshop was led by Associate Professor Natalia Chaban, Jean Monnet Chair and C3EU Leader. A Head of European and EU Studies at the University of Canterbury (New Zealand) and Deputy Director of the National Centre of Research on Europe (NCRE) at the same University, Natalia is also Adjunct Full Professor at the Research and Learning Institute of Foreign Languages (Cherkasy National University, Ukraine) and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Centre for Study of European Politics and Society (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beer Sheva, Israel).

The Workshop had several key objectives. Firstly, it aimed to introduce the media researchers to the study “Crisis Conflict and Critical Diplomacy: EU Perceptions in Ukraine and Israel/Palestine (C3EU)” by presenting its context, goals, key tasks and the project timeline. Secondly, the Workshop introduced C3EU researchers to the original media content analysis in order to ensure the correct application of methodology and consistency throughout the media analysis process. Thirdly, it aimed to identify and address any horizontal methodological issues cutting across different tasks of the project. Finally, the meeting served as a teambuilding activity, which facilitated networking among the members of the project team.

The C3EU Network acknowledges the importance of capacity building in the field of European Union integration. The training of scholars (at early-career stage) is seen as the most important tool in the ongoing sustainability of this research field and the skills and materials developed as the core of this research training will ensure the continuation of scholarly research into European integration.

The media analysis workshop took place at the Technical University of Darmstadt (TUD), Germany on November 15-19, 2015. The workshop was led by Associate Professor Natalia Chaban, Jean Monnet Chair and C3EU Leader. A Head of European and EU Studies at the University of Canterbury (New Zealand) and Deputy Director of the National Centre of Research on Europe (NCRE) at the same University, Natalia is also Adjunct Full Professor at the Research and Learning Institute of Foreign Languages (Cherkasy National University, Ukraine) and Adjunct Associate Professor at the the Centre for Study of European Politics and Society (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beer Sheva, Israel).
The workshop had several key objectives. Firstly, it aimed to introduce the media researchers to the study “Crisis Conflict and Critical Diplomacy: EU Perceptions in Ukraine and Israel/Palestine (C3EU)” by presenting its context, goals, key tasks and the project timeline. Secondly, the workshop ensured the correct application of methodology and consistency throughout the media analysis process. Thirdly, it aimed to identify and address any horizontal methodological issues cutting across different tasks of the project. Finally, the meeting served as a teambuilding activity, which facilitated networking among the members of the project team.

The C3EU network acknowledges the importance of capacity building in the field of European Union integration. The training of young scholars (at young and early-career stage) is seen as the most important tool in the ongoing sustainability of this research field and the skills and materials developed as the core of this research training will ensure the continuation of scholarly research into European integration.

C3EU Workshop programme (WORD, 1.8MB)

C3EU Launch Partner Meeting in Brussels (November 8-9, 2015)

The Launch Meeting had several key objectives. Firstly, it aimed to introduce the partners researchers to the study ‘Crisis, conflict and critical diplomacy: EU perceptions in Ukraine and Israel/Palestine (C3EU)’ by presenting its context, goals, theoretical frameworks, methods, key tasks, admin matters and the project timeline. Secondly, this meeting served as a teambuilding activity, which facilitated networking among the members of the Consortium.

In accordance to the Project’s outline, a meeting with partners was held in Brussels, for two days, in the period from 8 until 9 November 2015. The workshop had several key objectives. Firstly, it aimed to introduce the partners researchers to the study ‘Crisis, conflict and critical diplomacy: EU perceptions in Ukraine and Israel/Palestine (C3EU)’ by presenting its context, goals, theoretical frameworks, methods, key tasks, admin matters and the project timeline. This meeting also served as a teambuilding activity, which facilitated networking among the members of the Consortium.

Meeting program (WORD, 2MB)

 

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