ELITY A ROZŠÍŘENÍ EU, Praha 17.-18. 2. 2006, třetí z řady šesti mezinárodních workshopů networku pro výzkum elit, na téma: Resistence a podpora veřejnosti pro různé typy integrace do EU mezi novými členskými zeměmi ze střední a východní Evropy.
Elites and EU Enlargement
Prague, Czech Republic, 17-18
CALL FOR PAPERS
Popular Opposition to, and Support for, Different Types of Integration
into the European Union among the New Member States of Central and Eastern
The Prague conference will be the third of six workshops held by the
“International Network for the Study of Strategic Elites and European
Sponsored by: British Academy and Academy of
Sciences of the Czech Republic.
The workshop aims to identify institutions and social
groups that strongly support moves toward a more intense European integration,
as well as those being indifferent or even seeking to minimise the impact of
membership. Their attitudes may stimulate or impede the integration of the new
member states in the enlarged European Union.
The emphasis of this workshop is on the attitudes of
non-elites toward economic and political leaders who favour or oppose different
degrees of integration, or alternative scenarios (i.e. to move towards an
'Atlanticist' or 'Eastward looking' model).
Papers addressed to the general main topic and to the
following proposed sessions are invited.
EU Integration and National Interests. Views of the
Political and Economic Elites.
session is intended as a “leadership view” of the enlargement process to date.
Public Opinion and Attitudes after Two Years
Experience within the EU.
Homogenisation of Lifestyles and Business Cultures in
the Old and New EU Countries. The Impact of EU Enlargement and Globalisation on
What Type of Enlargement: towards Convergence or
Diversity? Strategies of further EU Structuring and their Influences on the New
The Accession Process and the Limits of further EU
Enlargement. The Role of Popular Opposition and Support.
It is intended to publish the proceedings of the
conference and final papers should be at a stage requiring relatively little
Abstracts for presentations
(not more than 500 words) should be submitted for review by October 31, 2005 by
email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abstracts will be refereed and
contributors will be notified as to whether their abstracts have been accepted
by the 30th November 2005.
Date of receipt of completed papers
by the organizer: January 20, 2006.
Those who present papers will
be provided accommodation (two nights), lunches and refreshments during the
breaks, and the conference dinner on Friday.
towards travel expenses is dependent of further fund raising.
Application is invited for a limited number of places
from non-presenting participants at a charge of EURO 40 (students 20) which
will include attendance at the conference, lunches and refreshments during
31 OCTOBER 2005 Submission of abstracts
30 NOVEMBER 2005 Contributors are notified of their
20 JANUARY 2006 Last date of sending the full papers
Institute of Sociology of
the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic