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Final CETA talks: Various experts available for comments

November 22nd, 2012 - Canada's International Trade Minister Ed Fast and European Union Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht are meeting today and tomorrow, trying to close the deal on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). If signed it will provide Canada with access to Europe's vast market.

Numerous academic experts in Canada are available for interviews and comments on CETA negotiations. EUCAnet.org features full profiles and detailed contact information of the scholars:

Dr. Armand DeMestral, McGill: International Trade Law
Dr. Michael Geist, UOttawa: Law and E-Commerce Law
Dr. Kurt Huebner, UBC: International/Comparative Political Economy
Dr. Patrick Leblond: UOttawa, Global Economic Governance, European and North American Economic Integration
Dr. David Long, Carleton: International/Comparative Political Economy, Trade and Currency Regimes
Dr. Heather MacRae, Carleton: CETA - Risks and Rewards
Dr. Frederic Merand, UdeM: EU - Canada International Relations, Foreign Policy
Dr. Denis Saint-Martin, UdeM: Public Administration, Public Policy
Dr. Amy Verdun, UVic: Comparative Politics, European Governance
Dr. Crina Viju, Carleton: Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
Dr. Inger Weibust, Carleton, Environmental Law, Public Administration

Visit also our video feature and get to know our experts, some introductions to the CETA negotiations, and the impact they might have on Canada-Europe relations.

For more information follow us on Twitter @CdnEurDialogue, like our Facebook page and visit our project Canada Europe Transatlantic Dialogue.

PromoDoc - PhD or Master Programs in Europe: New Initiative for Canadian Students

November 15th, 2012 - Read this valuable information piece about a new outreach project for Canadian students who might want to study or get their PhD in Europe. This information is written by Donna E. Wood, Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Victoria.

"PromoDoc aims to enhance the attractiveness of doctoral-level study in Europe, improve awareness of opportunities for doctoral study, and facilitate access to European doctoral programs amongst students from Canada, USA, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. Financially supported by the Erasmus Mundus Program of the European Union (2010-2013), it is being implemented by Campus France, DAAD, Nuffic, British Council, Eurodoc and the Institute of International Education. Even though primarily focused on doctoral studies, masters level studies are also being promoted as these are often the gateway to the PhD.

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