UPTAKE Workshop and Keynote Lecture – 2-3rd November 2017

The Global Europe Centre will be holding a workshop and keynote lecture as part of the UPTAKE project, led by the Universities of Kent, Tartu and Uppsala, on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd November 2017.

The workshop entitled ‘Whither Liberal World Order? Challenges from Russia, Eurasia and Beyond’ will take place on 2nd and 3rd November 2017 in Darwin Conference Suite 1.

It will consist of four panels and a concluding round table with interventions from leading scholars in the field, including Richard Sakwa (University of Kent), Trine Flockhart (University of Kent), Barry Buzan (London School of Economics) and Viacheslav Morozov (University of Tartu).

The workshop is open to all University of Kent staff, PGR and PGT students and does not require any booking; the workshop’s programme can be found here.

As part of the above workshop there will also be a guest keynote lecture by Professor Georg Sorensen from Aarhus University which will take place on 2 November 2017 at 6pm in GLT1. This will be followed by a drinks reception. The keynote lecture is open to all University staff, and students of all levels, and does not require any booking.

The workshop is organized within the framework of the H2020 UPTAKE project, which brings together the Universities of Kent, Uppsala and Tartu. The organizers are Camille Merlen, Zhouchen Mao and Zachary Paikin (University of Kent). Elias Götz (University of Uppsala) and Maksim Kulaev (University of Tartu) are associate organizers. UPTAKE funding will cover all costs of participation for the members of the UPTAKE consortium and the lunch and refreshments for all workshop participants. Non-UPTAKE participants will have to cover their own accommodation and travel-related costs. Registration for the workshop is free.