CES Director has been awarded a 2022 UBC Public Engagement Award from the UBC Public Humanities Hub!

Dr Katherine Bowers has received this award for her on-going public scholarship in the field of Dostoevsky studies, along with her organization of the Flash Teach-In on Ukraine and more.

CES Affiliate publishes new book examining fatherhood in the work of four canonical Spanish authors!

Dr Aguilar’s book, Bilingual Legacies: Father Figures in Self-Writing from Barcelona, (University of Toronto Press), will be published this July, 2022.

Dr. Malakaj Inaugural Recipient of the CENES Outstanding Mentorship Award

Centre for European Studies Affiliate, Dr. Ervin Malakaj, is recipient of the first CENES Outstanding Mentorship Award.

The Director of CES publishes new book!

Dr. Katherine Bowers publishes book about Russian realism and the gothic!

SSHRC Connection Grant for Decolonizing and Indigenizing European and Migration Studies through Indigenous Storywork

CES Faculty Affiliate Markus Hallensleben and Elizabeth Nijdam (co-investigator) have received a SSHRC Connection Grant for a Workshop on Decolonizing and Indigenizing European and Migration Studies through Indigenous Storywork Methodologies. 

Congratulations to CES Advisory Board Member!

CES Advisory Board Member, Dr. Gaoheng Zhang, has received a UBC Killam Faculty Research Fellowship from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies and a Jean Monnet Fellowship based at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute.

Spring Speaker Series!

Spring Speaker Series!

The Spring Speaker Series “Eurasian Environments” has launched! Registration is open!

Recording now available! Ukraine: Past, Present, Persistence

The Centre for European Studies hosted a wide-ranging, interactive discussion on Ukraine’s past, present and persistence on March 7, 2022.

Application Deadline: March 15 for the European Union Virtual Study Tour 2022 ! 

Please visit our dedicated page for further details: European Union: Study Tour 2022 | Centre for European Studies (

Research Colloquia !

Research Colloquia !

Announcing the CES inaugural Research Colloquia ! Please visit our dedicated page for further details on these exciting upcoming talks. CES Research Colloquium | Centre for European Studies (