Events archive

ESC Core Seminar Series
Simon Kuper (FT), Brigid Laffan (EUI), Chris Bickerton (Cambridge University)
1 December 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online Event
For our last session of this very momentous year 2020, we revisit the issue that used to be number one before COVID pandemic intervened, namely Brexit. With three prominent commentators we reflect on... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Dieter Helm (Professor of Economic Policy, Oxford and Author of Net Zero: How We Stop Causing Climate Change), Wolfgang Münchau (Eurointelligence), Riccardo Mastini (Autonomous University of Barcelona and Green New Deal for Europe)
24 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Online Event
A webinar by the Dahrendorf Programme’s Europe’s Stories project with a report on the results of a new eupinions opinion poll on European attitudes to climate change , done specially for the Europes’... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Anthony Gardner (former US Ambassador to the European Union), Peter Wittig (former German Ambassador to the UN, the US and the UK)
17 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Online Event
Anthony Gardner (former US Ambassador to the European Union) and Peter Wittig (former German Ambassador to the UN, the US and the UK) in conversation about Transatlantic Relations after the US... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Lauren Crawford (Yale), Kate Stanton (Oxford), Marcus Colla (Christ Church College, Oxford)
10 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Online Event
This seminar will offer fresh interpretations of the concerns and consequences of German Reunification by a new generation of young historians, whose research revisits some of the forgotten and... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Vernon Bogdanor (Professor of Government at King's College, London)
3 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Online Webinar
Was Brexit a peculiarly British aberration or does it reflect anxieties which are also held elsewhere? In 2016, Donald Tusk declared `It would be a fatal error to assume that the negative result in... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Professor Martin Conway (History Faculty, Oxford)
20 October 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Online Webinar
Western Europe’s Democratic Revolution Professor Martin Conway (Professor of Modern European History, Oxford) speaks, Professor Paul Betts (St Antony's College, Oxford) is Chair, and Dr Talita... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
João Vale de Almeida (Ambassador of the European Union to the United Kingdom), Professor Kalypso Nicolaidis (St Antony's College, Oxford)
13 October 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Online Webinar
The European Studies Centre is delighted to welcome and host, at its opening event for the academic year 2020/21, João Vale de Almeida, the Ambassador of the European Union to the United Kingdom. He... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Professor Elena Korosteleva (University of Kent, Professor of International Politics, Jean Monnet Chair of European Politics and Director of Global Europe Centre)
3 December 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
Resilience seems to have become ‘the everyday’ covering almost all aspects of our daily lives, and pervading the policy agenda of major international institutions. However, despite the upsurge in its... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Professor Petra Terhoeven (Weizsaecker Visiting Fellow, St Antony’s College, Oxford)
26 November 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
The Richard von Weizsaecker Lecture 2019 - The other side of terrorism: Victimhood and acknowledgment in the context of terrorist violence The history of terrorism has been largely a history of... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Mr Wojciech Przybylski (Res Publica Foundation, Visegrad Insight, Warsaw) and Dr Joerg Forbrig (German Marshall Fund of the U.S., Berlin)
19 November 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
"Central European Futures: Five Scenarios for 2025" lays out five major scenarios that could dramatically alter the shape of Central Europe, and Europe at large, over the coming years. As this key... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Professor Jeffrey Kahn (SMU Dedman School of Law, Texas)
12 November 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
Assessments of London’s relationship with Strasbourg tend to highlight recent discontent about perceived infringements of parliamentary sovereignty by the European Court of Human Rights. The British... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Professor Sergio Fabbrini (Professor of Political Science and International Relations and Dean of Political Science Department, Luiss Guido Carli, Rome)
5 November 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
Sergio Fabbrini proposes a way out of the EU’s crises which have triggered an unprecedented cleavage between ‘Sovereignist’ and ‘Europeanist’ forces. The intergovernmental governance of the multiple... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Professor Timothy Garton Ash (St Antony's College, Oxford)
29 October 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
30 years ago, communist rule ended across central Europe in a dramatic series of events ranging from Solidarity's election triumph in Poland on 4 June 1989, through the ceremonial reburial of Imre... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Mr Ralf Fuecks (Director, Center for Liberal Modernity, Berlin)
22 October 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
Mr Ralf Fuecks, Director, Center for Liberal Modernity, launches his latest book, called Defending Freedom: How We Can Win the Fight for an Open Society. The Chair for this event will be: Professor... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Various
15 October 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
The ESC will open the academic year with its first seminar, on the current state of play in Europe. Just a few days before an important EU summit on Brexit, and a few weeks before a new commission... Read more

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