Call for Papers

The Conference invites contributions from a variety of fields which explore Europe across all dimensions that shape it. Contributions may be based on theoretical accounts, discourse-driven methodologies, ethnographical approaches, case studies and other analytical tools to discuss European identity shaping across all aspects.

Contributions are invited across these themes:

  • Europe: super-diverse and globalized
  • European values: from continuity to change
  • Images of crisis and recovery in Europe
  • Political and electoral dimensions in the European sphere
  • Conceptual blending, discourse and metaphors about Europe
  • Austerity, financial crisis and economic narratives in and about Europe
  • Borders, border-making and spatial transformations of and within Europe
  • Europe as an international actor, the EU in the globe today
  • Political discourses in and about Europe
  • Im/migration, integration and mobility
  • Europe and Populism across left and wing varieties
  • Media constructions of European identities
  • integration/assimilation/inclusion/homogenization in the EU
  • Historical perspectives in the European project
  • Religious aspects in/about Europe
  • European as democratic/cosmopolitan idea
  • Europe, Europeanness and Enlightenment today


Presentation Formats and Abstracts

Proposals for participation in the 3rd International Conference on Europe in Discourse: Tracing identities through values history and borders can be submitted in the following formats: 

Oral Communications

Oral communications, which consist of a 20-minute presentation followed by a 10-minute discussion, will be submitted in response to the general theme(s) of the conference mentioned below. Abstracts for oral communications should be no longer than 500 words and list five keywords.

Please submit your abstracts through the website following the guidelines under the SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT

Deadline for oral communications: February 20th 2022

Themed Panels

Proposals for panels must be submitted online as a single document, single-spaced in 12-point type. Panel proposals should include a brief overview of the theme, a title of the panel, and 4 to 5 abstract of papers, each to be delivered within 30 minutes (a 20-minute presentation followed by a 10-minute period for questions).

The names of the panel presenters should be omitted from the document to enable double-blind review. However, panel organizers should include their name.

Acceptance notifications will be sent to panel organizers.

Please submit your panel proposal through the website following the guidelines under the SUBMIT YOUR PANEL PROPOSAL

Deadline for panel submissions: February 20th 2022


Evaluation Process, Criteria and Notification

All abstracts will be peer-reviewed and ranked by the Conference Scientific Committee. Abstracts will be assessed using the following criteria.

Scientific strength. Contributions should:

  • offer significant contributions to the development of the discipline and point to future research agendas; and
  • present innovative or interdisciplinary approaches, including novel collaborations or syntheses across sub-disciplines or with other related disciplines.

Integration: Proposals may receive higher priority if they are clearly linked to the conference overall theme and are solidly grounded in discourse or textual analysis.

Notification of acceptance for oral communications will be sent by May 20th 2022


One-Presentation Rule

Proponents are entitled to submit only one abstract as a first author. Speakers agreeing to present papers in panels also follow the one-presentation rule, i.e. someone who is first author or presenter cannot also be first author or presenter for another paper.


Scientific Committee

  • Professor Juliane House, Hellenic American University
  • Professor George Prevelakis, Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Permanent Representative of Greece to OECD
  • Professor Evanthis Hatzivassiliou, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • Professor George Pagoulatos, Athens University of Economics and Business and Director of ELIAMEP
  • Professor Michel Foucher, Foundation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme
  • Professor Federico Romero, European University Institute
  • Professor Ruth Wodak, University of Lancaster


Organizing Committee

President of the Conference: Leonidas-Phoebus Koskos, President, Hellenic American University

  • Professor Juliane House, Hellenic American University

  • Associate Professor Themis Kaniklidou, Hellenic American University

  • Gerasimos Kontaxis, Hellenic American University

  • Androniki Koumadoraki, Hellenic American University

Contact Information: For any questions, please contact the organizing committee electronically at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.