Events archive

European Studies Seminar
Roger Moorhouse (historian and author)
6 February 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
First to Fight is the first history of the Polish war for almost half a century. Drawing on letters, memoirs and diaries by generals and politicians, soldiers and civilians from all sides, Roger... Read more
SEESOX
Amanda Beattie (Aston University), Gemma Bird (Liverpool University), Myriam Fotou (University of Leicester)
5 February 2020 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
This seminar will shed light on the on-going humanitarian crisis on the Balkan route such as the management of reception centres but also the related criminalisation and smuggling of migrants. More... Read more
SEESOX
Evangelos (Evans) Fanoulis (Xi’an Jiaotong – Liverpool University)
30 January 2020 - 12:30pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Light lunch provided Considering the increasing dependence of EU politics from the domestic context of member-states, this theoretical essay suggests that we need to rethink EU referenda’s legitimacy... Read more
SEESOX
Asya Metodieva (Central European University), Florian Qehaja (Kosovar Centre for Security Studies)
29 January 2020 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Radicalisation in the region is often simplistically portrayed as the growing influence of radical Islam. But does this stand up to rational analysis? What about the ideas of the Orthodox right wing... Read more
SEESOX
Various
23 January 2020 - 12:45pm to 7:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre
EuPEP, together with SEESOX and the ESC is convening a conference on “Life Outside the Euro: Monetary and financial issues affecting the EU periphery and beyond”. Much research on EU integration... Read more
SEESOX
Mirena Pencheva (St Antony’s College, Oxford), Jarek Wisniewski (Independent analyst)
22 January 2020 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
The first session will look into Western and international institutional perspectives on South East Europe. It will consider the policies of neglect versus engagement and what the impact of such... 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
SEESOX
Jessie Barton Hronešová (Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford), Adis Merdzanovic (SEESOX Research Associate)
27 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
The historic Prespa Agreement about the name issues between (now) North Macedonia and Greece marked an important turning point for North Macedonian aspirations for NATO membership and the European... 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
Wojciech Sadurski (University of Sydney and University of Warsaw)
22 November 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
The 2019 Leszek Kołakowski Lecture: Is Poland still a liberal democracy? Constitutional breakdown and potential revival The speed and depth of anti-democratic and illiberal transformations in Poland... Read more
SEESOX
Dimitris Papadimitriou (University of Manchester)
20 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
This talk examines elite European discourses during the Greek financial crisis from its pre‐history in September 2008 up to the arrival of the SYRIZA government in January 2015. Having coded 1,153... 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
SEESOX
Ziya Meral (Centre for Historical Analysis and Conflict Research)
13 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Turkish relations with Russia are deepening, while its relations with the USA are deteriorating. What is the future of Turkey's place in the NATO? What are the implications of recent developments for... 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
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Stuart Sweeney (Investment Director, Social and Sustainable Capital)
11 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Book discussion In The Europe Illusion , Stuart Sweeney considers Britain’s relationships with France and Prussia-Germany since the map of Europe was redrawn at Westphalia in 1648. A timely and far-... Read more

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