ERUA TALK: Practicing the Presence of Study against the Future of the Universities?

The notion of “black study”, sketched by Stefano Harney & Fred Moten in The Undercommons, offers a welcome alternative to the current conception of our universities, driven by the toxic double imperative of “teaching” and “research”. What does it mean to “practice study”? Is it bound to be a clandestine activity, or can it be promoted […]

ERUA TALK: Where Are the Sciences Today?

The sciences are everywhere in the world today. They influence our taste, behavior, and preferences. They determine how our children are taught in school and what food we eat at restaurants. An important reason for this is the increasing number of students around the world. Around half of a generation is now entering tertiary education. […]

ERUA TALK: Laboratories of the Social: Socialism and Social Science in the 19th century

The talk explores the shared genealogy of socialism and the social sciences in the 19th century. It argues that Charles Fourier’s early socialist thought present an organisational alternative to state socialism that was fully realized in cooperativism at the end of the 19th century. Using concepts taken from the laboratory studies, it investigates cooperative practices […]

Our Europe Today – Migration: Research and Practice in ERUA

The new ERUA event series “Our Europe today” is dedicated to current topics, events and challenges that move all Europeans in 30-minute virtual flashes each lunchtime. The interactive offer with interviews, discussions and quiz elements is aimed at the entire ERUA community, strengthens cohesion and encourages participation. The link to the respective event will be […]

Our Europe Today – My University: ERUA students present their university

The new ERUA event series “Our Europe today” is dedicated to current topics, events and challenges that move all Europeans in 30-minute virtual flashes each lunchtime. The interactive offer with interviews, discussions and quiz elements is aimed at the entire ERUA community, strengthens cohesion and encourages participation. The link to the respective event will be […]

Our Europe Today – Multilingualism: Learn ERUA’s national languages

The new ERUA event series “Our Europe today” is dedicated to current topics, events and challenges that move all Europeans in 30-minute virtual flashes each lunchtime. The interactive offer with interviews, discussions and quiz elements is aimed at the entire ERUA community, strengthens cohesion and encourages participation. The link to the respective event will be […]

Night of Ideas

“ERUA members attended together for the first time in “Night of Ideas”, an event hosted by French Institute since 2016. It took place in January 2021 and put the focus on the creativity, interdisciplinarity, knowledge and cultual exchange, as well as open disccussions. The major goal of the event is to bring together art and […]

ERUA + RE:ERUA!

In the beginning of February 2021 ERUA achieved its first success. The European Commission approved the Alliance’s proposal, named “Re:ERUA”, for additional funding from “Horizon 2020” program, that is intended to cover another set of working packages on research, knowledge sharing and inclusivity. The activities are as follows: WP1: Coordination and Management WP2: Engagement strategy […]

Dynamic and detail-focused meeting in Sofia

Dynamic and detail-focused meeting in Sofia. The agenda included discussions on the mission and governance of the alliance, and common learning and research formats. The students team had the opportunity to share its oppinion and recommendations about the activities concerning programs of study, mobility and knowledge sharing.