The EU funded research project on European Identities and European Modernities (IME) entered its second year and the IME Consortium met for the third time on 6-7 May 2010 in Opatija, Croatia, hosted by the University of Zagreb.

During the meeting, the consortium discussed the outcomes of research so far that focuses on EU and state attempts at identity construction. The research teams participating in IME produced separate case studies on this issue, highlights from which are available in the IME Newsletter, Issue 2 (June 2010). Those reports, as well as their briefings are available from the IME website ( For information on the research conducted by the ELIAMEP team on the case of Greece, as well as for the analytical case study, look here. The IME Consortium also engaged with discussions on the strategy forward, which would investigate identity construction at the civil society and private individual levels respectively.