"MIGRATE: CTRL + Enter Europe - Jean Monnet Migrant Crisis Network"
Jean Monnet Networks have as a goal to assist in the creation and development of consortia in the area of EU studies in order to gather information, exchange practices, build knowledge and promote EU integration. MIGRATE aims to create a trans-European forum for debate and dialogue and build a network of researchers, with expertise in EU Integration, Western Balkans Integration, Migration, Political Economy, Sociology, Law, Politics and Economics. The project focuses on EU integration processes through investigating the impact of the on-going post-2014 migrant crisis on these processes as a trigger-event of instability and transformation.
In recent months, the EU has moved into great uncertainty threatening to unravel some of the pillars of stability on the European continent. The crisis of liberal democracy and of compromise-based decision-making and cooperation at the EU level have created a groundswell of support for xenophobic, populist and anti-democratic politicians across the continent that are strongly opposed to the further widening and deepening of the EU, to the degree of observing reversal secessionist tendencies, like in the case of ‘Brexit’. The migrant crisis, has demonstrated that the degree of integration and solidarity among EU members is not as deep and complete as expected, bolstering the already existing financial and socio-political crises. Reluctance to share sovereignty has become evident especially in some newer EU member states. This has in turn led to a demise in the credibility of the EU and its institutions.
South East European Research Centre - SEERC (Greece)
Navarino Network (Greece)
Bilkent University (Turkey)
University of Cyril and Methodius (fyrMacedonia)
University of Belgrade (Serbia)
Ivo Pillar Institute (Croatia)
Central European University (Hungary)
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung-KAS (Germany)
University of Graz (Austria)
University of Sheffield – Migration Research Group (UK)
The project is coordinated by the South East European Research Centre - SEERC (Greece)
The project will be sponsored through the Erasmus+ Programme – Jean Monnet "Policy Debate with academic world" Call for proposals 2016 – EAC/A04/2015