Centre for European Studies - Events

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

19
Sep
2017

Addressing God in European Languages: Different Meanings, Different Cultural Attitudes

Speakers of different European languages tend to address God in different ways – and consequently, they relate to God in different ways. For example, addressing God in German as “Herr” is different from addressing God in English as “Lord” or in Russian, as “Gospodi”. Even terms of address based on the word meaning “God” carry with them different attitudes. For example, “Mon Dieu” in French is very different in tone from “My God” in English, and... Read more

09
Sep
2017

NGA Public Lecture - In Conversation: Angelica Mesiti, Making Work in Contemporary Europe

This is the next installment of our Art and Europe Lecture Series. Join Senior Curator Jaklyn Babington in conversation with Australian born, Paris-based video artist Angelica Mesiti for a discussion about her creative practice and work on view at the National Gallery of Australia. This event is free but bookings are essential. Post event glass of wine included. Book now About the artist Angelica Mesiti is one of Australia’s most significant... Read more

06
Sep
2017

Challenges of Political Party Regulation in the EU: Corruption, Hate Crime and Corporate Liability

The ANU Centre for European Studies and the Centre for International & Public Law co-present this lecture by Dr Aleksandar Marsavelski. The political processes of most European countries today are dominated by one or more political parties. Political parties typically control two out of three branches of government: the legislative and the executive branch, leaving only the judiciary independent from their influence. Thus, political parties... Read more

28
Aug
2017

Schuman Lecture Series - Schuman’s Vision in the Age of Disarray: Whither Europe and the West?

The ANU Centre for European Studies is delighted to present this contribution to our Schuman Lecture Series , to be delivered by Mr David Ritchie AO . This lecture is available online: Listen to the podcast Read the transcript Mr Robert Schuman set out a clear vision for Europe in his famous 1950 declaration. How does this vision measure up in these deeply uncertain times for Europe and the West and what does this mean for the future of European... Read more

27
Aug
2017

Segue 2017: Where Australia Meets Europe

Segue is a boutique festival at The Street Theatre , Canberra, running in partnership with the ANU Centre for European Studies , from 27 August to 3 September. The festival offers contemporary performance with a European dimension. Segue 2017 will explore where Australia meets Europe through a variety of events looking at visualising the collective imagination, and experimental approaches to collective decision making. This year's festival will... Read more

23
Aug
2017

Book Launch: Australia, the European Union and the New Trade Agenda

Edited by Annmarie Elijah Don Kenyon Karen Hussey Pierre van der Eng Published by ANU Press ISBN Print: 9781760461133 Online: 9781760461140 Series The Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) Free download Australia (together with New Zealand) is one of the few OECD countries with which the EU does not have a comprehensive trade agreement. Australia and the EU are entering a new phase in the bilateral relationship, and the push... Read more

09
Aug
2017

EU Attitudes Towards Former Warsaw Pact States and Former Soviet Republics

This event took place on 9 August 2017. Listen to the audio recording on ANU Soundcloud Mr Eugene Czolij was called to the Quebec Bar in 1982 and is a senior partner at Lavery, de Billy, one of the largest law firms in Quebec. His legal practice includes corporate and commercial litigation as well as insolvency and financial restructuring. He pleads before the Supreme Court of Canada, and all court levels in Quebec. In 2008, Mr Czolij was... Read more

12
Jul
2017

Big Ideas Panel Discussion - Nordic Noir

The ANU Centre for European Studies together with the 2017 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival presents this Nordic Noir Panel Discussion , chaired by ABC's Kate Evans . The discussion will take place after the screening of Danish film 'A Conspiracy of Faith' at the Palace Verona, Sydney . This is set to be a fantastic Q&A on Scandinavian crime fiction with an exceptional line up of panellists, including the Scandinavian Film Festival Guest and... Read more

12
Jul
2017

European Security: A Finnish View

The ANU Centre for European Studies (ANUCES) and the ANU College of Asia & the Pacific are proud to present this public lecture on European Security to be delivered by Mr Pasi Patokallio . European security today is under geopolitical and institutional strain. Tensions between Russia and the West are near Cold War levels. What is the reaction from the capital where the Helsinki Final Act was signed in 1975? The European Union is facing... Read more

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