The European Centre for Advanced Studies

…So on a day when newcomers appear
Let it be a homecoming and let us speak…
Move lips, move minds and make new meanings flare
Like ancient beacons signalling peak to peak,
From Middle sea to North sea, shining clear
As phoenix flame upon fionn uisce here.

Seamus Heaney


We are meant to know, or we are amoebae.

Isaac Asimov

Updated News

Digital Worlds Conference – 03 September 2020

Contemporary culture is characterised by the ubiquity of digital media technologies. Techniques of processing, storing, and transmitting data are continuously reconfigured and with them our everyday practices of connecting, relating, sharing, competing, and communicating. In their researchers’ day on Sept 3 2020, the Social and Digital Change Group (SDC) of University of Glasgow and the Centre for Digital Cultures (CDC) of Leuphana University Lüneburg present some of their current research topics.

ECAS is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom Meeting!

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New Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Programme

The University of Glasgow has been awarded funding from the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union for a new Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) programme: LLM in International Law of Global Security, Peace and Development (ILGSPD). ILGSPD will spearhead an innovative approach to 21st century international legal education recognising the nexus between global security, peace and sustainable development.

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Leuphana Home Sessions

The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic earlier this year posed major challenges for all of us. The Leuphana University of Lüneburg reacted quickly and switched to digital teaching early on.
As a reaction to these changed circumstances, Leuphana’s Professional School launched a digital video series, in which researchers from different disciplines held lectures on current topics.
Six members of ECAS have also participated in this project with very interesting topics!

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Conference “The Council of Europe in Challenging Times”

On 25 November 2019, the European Centre for Advanced Studies (ECAS) celebrated the 70th Anniversary of the Council of Europe (CoE) together with the Ministry of Federal and European Affairs and Regional Development (MB) and the Competition and Regulation Institute (CRI) of Leuphana University Lüneburg with a joint conference. Get some impressions of the event.

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