Centre for European Studies - Events

26
Oct
2017

The Constitutionality of the Catalan Referendum and the Potential Impact of Secession on the EU

The Catalan independence process was first ushered in by the adoption of a Parliamentary resolution in January 2013, asserting the right of self-determination of the Catalan nation. Ever since, the various attempts made by the Catalan authorities towards independence have met fierce resistance from the national authorities. In 2015 and in 2017, the Constitutional Court in Madrid quashed Catalan political declarations and budgetary provisions on... Read more

25
Oct
2017

What Kind of Reform for the EU?

Europe and the European project were hit by successive crises in recent years, which had a cumulative effect. Many people reached the conclusion that the euro was unsustainable and a large part of the European construction as well. They apparently underestimated the ties that keep the Union together in big crises. True, the UK has decided to leave, but no other country is looking for the exit, while the election of President Macron in France has... Read more

16
Oct
2017

AIIA National Conference 2017: Foreign Policy in an Uncertain World

The ANU Centre for European Studies is a proud sponsor of the Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA) National Conference, Australia’s premier event on Australian foreign policy. The 2017 conference will bring together some of Australia’s leading international affairs experts. Building on the success of last year’s event, which drew a sellout crowd of more than 380 attendees and received overwhelmingly positive reviews (see here ),... Read more

16
Oct
2017

Fulfilling the Vision: European Union Futures? A Joint EU Centres' Conference

Registrations are open for this international conference jointly convened by the European Union Centres in Australia and New Zealand. This conference will include plenary panels and presented papers led by Professors Heribert Dieter , Nico Groenendijk , Sang Chul Park , Alessandro Rainoldi and Lay Hwee Yeo . Other international speakers have also committed to attending. Tuesday 17 October will feature special sessions with Ambassadors and... Read more

12
Oct
2017

NGA Birthday Lecture with Marc Quinn

This is the next installment of our Art and Europe Lecture Series. Join Marc Quinn, an artist known for his unique, often controversial, explorations of the human body and his role in shaping contemporary British art, to celebrate the NGA's birthday ahead of the upcoming opening of the Hyper Real exhibition on 20 October 2017. $20, or $15 for NGA members. Includes glass of wine at the conclusion of the event. Purchase tickets This event is... Read more

10
Oct
2017

Global Politics in an Era of National Populism

Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) in partnership with the ANU Centre for European Studies present this public lecture by Lord Jack McConnell. Lord Jack McConnell is the former First Minister of Scotland from 2001-2007. Prior to that he also held positions of Finance Minister and Education Minister. He is now a peer in the House of Lords. Jack's key achievements in office include reforming the Scottish Qualifications Authority, being the first part... Read more

04
Oct
2017

“Meet the Germans” – Study and Research Opportunities in Germany for Australian Students and Researchers

This event took place on 4 October 2017. You can view the PowerPoint slides from this event: DAAD Info Seminar Slides (PDF 2.5MB) Interested in doing a Masters, PhD, Post-Doc or Research Fellowship in Germany? Looking for an appropriate programme and funding opportunities? Ready to take the next step in your career? This event is an excellent opportunity for students, graduates and professionals to learn about the many academic career choices in... Read more

25
Sep
2017

EuroScience at Questacon

Come along to a spectacular EuroScience show and discover the past, present and future of European science and technology; the heroes of European science history and the world of energy production! Over six days, Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre , in collaboration with the ANU Centre for European Studies (ANUCES) and the Delegation of the European Union to Australia, presents a special array of activities… Inside a Collider... Read more

21
Sep
2017

Brexit and the (Possible) Break-up of the UK: A Study in Failed Federalism

The ANU Centre for European Studies , together with the Australian Centre for Federalism , are pleased to present this public lecture by Professor Iain McLean. The vote in the UK’s 2016 referendum on leaving the European Union was regionally diverse. London, Scotland, and Northern Ireland voted to Remain, the first two strongly so. Wales, and most of England outside London, voted to Leave. Regional grievances, both in Leave and in Remain areas,... Read more

20
Sep
2017

Exhibiting Biskra: Art, Photography and Tourism in an Algerian Oasis

Picture caption: Anon, Chaouia families near Biskra, Autocrome c1911, Collection Serge Kakou, Paris This public lecture is co-presented by the ANU Centre for European Studies and the Humanities Research Centre, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences. From the time of the seizure of the oasis by the French army in 1844 until today, the once-famous desert tourist town of Biskra has excited a myriad of pictorial representations, from oil-... Read more

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