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09
May
2017

Day of the Portuguese Language

Last Friday, 5th May, was the Day of the Portuguese Language, a lively and culturally rich event hosted by the Australian Nation al Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) , together with ANU School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, Timor-Leste Ambassador HE Abel Guterres, Portuguese Ambassador HE Paulo Cunha-Alves, and Brazilian Ambassador HE Manuel Innocencio de Lacerda Santos Jr. Interesting talks from insightful speakers, followed...Read more

05
May
2017

Europe Day 2017

Europe Day , held on 9 May every year, celebrates peace and unity in Europe. The date marks the anniversary of the historical ' Schuman declaration '. At a speech in Paris in 1950, Robert Schuman, the then French foreign minister, set out his idea for a new form of political cooperation in Europe, which would make war between Europe's nations unthinkable. Schuman's vision was to create a European institution that would pool and manage coal and...Read more

28
Apr
2017

Dr John Besemeres, guest of honour & speaker at 2017 Polish Constitution Day dinner

ANU Centre for European Studies Research Fellow Dr John Besemeres is this year's guest of honour and speaker at the Polish Constitution Day Commemorative Dinner , addressing the topic 'Poland in the New World Disorder' . This prestigious event has taken place annually since the inaugural event in 2002, featuring a different guest of honour each year. Guests of honour and speakers from previous years include retired Australian jurist and 25th...Read more

21
Apr
2017

Applications now open for the 2nd Australian–French Entrepreneurship Challenge

The call for applications to participate in the second Australian–French Entrepreneurship Challenge is now open. The deadline for applications is 9am (AEST) Monday 8 May 2017 . Today’s PhD students are the drivers of tomorrow’s Australian innovation economy Australian PhD students are future innovators, using their ideas to drive successful entrepreneurial endeavours. Teaching today’s PhD students key entrepreneurial skills will equip tomorrow’s...Read more

19
Apr
2017

Call for papers - Fulfilling the Vision: European Union Futures

Many observers are professing increasing scepticism about the future of the European Union (EU). The lingering economic malaise, the exit of the United Kingdom and the apparent divisions between western and central European Member States seems to undermine the capacity of the EU to offer credible options for addressing the challenges that European citizens experience. The tensions, at times open conflict in the European neighbourhood, add to a...Read more

13
Apr
2017

How Will Trump Deal with China’s Rise in Latin America? by Dr Sean Burges

How Will Trump Deal with China’s Rise in Latin America? Deputy Director of ANCLAS Dr Sean Burges writes in the Americas Quarterly. Read more here: http://americasquarterly.org/content/how-will-trump-deal-chinas-rise-latin-america?utm_content=bufferff220&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=bufferRead more

11
Apr
2017

De Gruyter and Publishing Partners support fact-based analysis

De Gruyter and a number of prestigious university presses are making books and journal articles across nine topical areas freely available until the end of 2017 on degruyter.com. Broadening access to these areas of scholarship enables more people, including non-academics, to address these issues in an informed manner: it helps to combat false news sources, to reflect on the nature of truth and ethics, and to understand the struggles of all...Read more

06
Apr
2017

Systemic Integration between Climate Change and Human Rights in International Law?

ANU Centre for European Studies Visiting Fellow Dr Ottavio Quirico from the University of New Engand, NSW has published an interesting article in the Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights entitled 'Systemic Integration between Climate Change and Human Rights in International Law?' 2017, Vol. 35(I) 31-50 UN human rights organs have persistently invoked the integration of fundamental rights into the UNFCCC regime and the Paris Agreement now...Read more

31
Mar
2017

'The West Verandah: The Life and Work of Les Murray' edited by Dr Sonia Mycak

Les Murray is Australia’s leading poet and one of the greatest contemporary poets writing in the English Language. Presenting the work of critics and scholars from both Australia and abroad, this collection creates a synergy between local and international perspectives on the life and work of Les Murray. The West Verandah was edited by Dr Sonia Mycak, Ukrainian Studies Foundation in Australia Research Fellow at the ANU Centre for European...Read more

31
Mar
2017

Which are the next walls to fall? Calling for young researchers and professionals to showcase their ideas

Falling Walls Lab Australia calls for talented young researchers and professionals to showcase their most innovative ideas at Falling Walls Lab Australia 2017. The Lab is a platform for excellent young researchers, Bachelor, Master and PhD students, postdocs, young professionals, entrepreneurs and innovators from all disciplines from Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Island Forum (PIF) Nations. Participants will get the opportunity to present...Read more

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