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European Studies Conference 2020

A research guide supporting the European Studies Conference held by the European Union Center in April 2020.

About the European Union Center

Founded in 1998, the European Union Center serves as the focal point for teaching, research, and outreach on the European Union at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Center is dedicated to promoting scholarly research on the EU, strengthening curricula on the EU across campus, educating the next generation of experts on EU and transatlantic affairs, and reaching out to K-12 educators and students, businesses, government leaders, the media, and the general public to deepen understanding between the peoples of the US and the EU. The EU Center also offers a Master of Arts in EU Studies.

About this Guide

This guide provides supporting resources for the EU Studies Conference, held by the European Union Center with the theme "Europe, the European Union, and their Respective Borders."  The keynote speaker at this event will present "When States Come 'Out':  Transnational Movements & the Diffusion of LGBTQ Rights in Europe."

For more information related to the keynote topic, please visit our research guide on LGBTQ+ Rights in Europe.


This conference will host a variety of speakers on the following topics:

  • Linguistics and Culture
  • Health and the Environment
  • Securities
  • Migration

Please visit the navigation panels to the left to view library resources on these topics and more information about our speakers.


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