Events archive

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Angeliki Dimitriadi (Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)), Franck Düvell (Osnabrück University), Elźbieta Goździak (Adam Mickiewicz University)
18 November 2020 - 4:00pm
Zoom webinar
On the 8th September 2020, Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesvos burned down. It is a humanitarian catastrophe in a camp designed to host around 3,000 people, but was hosting 13,000 people when... Read more
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Dimitar Bechev (DPIR, Oxford; Russia Institute, King’s College London), Jonathan Lamb (Wood & Company, London), Anna Mikulska (Baker Institute, Houston; Kleinman Center, UPenn)
11 November 2020 - 4:00pm
Zoom webinar
The first Black Sea deep-water natural gas discovery was made in Romania’s Exclusive Economic Zone in 2012. Although, the commerciality of the Romania’s Neptun block is still under discussion, the... Read more
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Akın Ünver (Oxford Internet Institute; Department of International Relations, Kadir Has University), Afşin Yurdakul (Haberturk News Network), Ezgi Basaran (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
28 October 2020 - 4:00pm
Zoom webinar
The webinar will focus on the findings of a recently-completed research project on Turkey’s digital media ecosystem carried out, EDAM, one of the leading independent think-tanks in Turkey, and funded... Read more
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Constantinos Filis (Institute of International Relations, Athens), Fiona Mullen (Sapienta Economics, Nicosia), Sinan Ulgen (Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies, Istanbul)
14 October 2020 - 4:00pm
Zoom webinar
Our webinar “The Eastern Mediterranean: A new hot spot for Europe” will be discussing the geopolitical state of play in the region following a searing summer of 2020 and a near conflict between... Read more
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Christos Gortsos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens), Piroska Nagy-Mohacsi (LSE Institute of Global Affairs), Kaloyan Simeonov (European Studies Department, Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski), Kori Udovički (Centre for Advanced Economic Studies, Belgrade), Charles Enoch (St Antony's College, Oxford)
9 July 2020 - 4:00pm
Zoom webinar
The human and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has provoked sharp adjustment in the policy priorities of countries in Central and South Eastern Europe. The crisis laid bare underlying... Read more
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Yiorgos Anagnostou (Ohio State University), Andreas Gkolfinopoulos (University of Cologne), Alexander Kitroeff (Haverford College), Manolis Pratsinakis (University of Oxford)
16 June 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Zoom webinar
The goal of this webinar is to discuss and exchange views on the current unfolding crisis related to the pandemic and how this is connected with Greek diasporic issues Some of the issues that will be... Read more
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Dimitar Bechev (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Arolda Elbasani (ChinaMed Project, Turin World Affairs Institute), Anastas Vangeli (Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw)
10 June 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Webinar
The panel will be looking at the role of the EU and external actors in the Balkans during the course of the pandemic. More specifically we will be discussing: 1. What kind of influences/interferences... Read more
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Jens Bastian (ELIAMEP), Igor Rogelja (King’s College London)
11 March 2020 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
China is gradually becoming a new superpower. Although its plans in South East Europe remain an enigma, it is becoming increasingly more important as an investor, creditor and recently as a provider... Read more
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Roy Allison (St Antony’s College, Oxford), Othon Anastasakis (St Antony’s College, Oxford), Andreja Bogdanovski (University of Buckingham)
4 March 2020 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Russian interference is ever-present, and seems to be on the increase. At the same time, this influence is very divisive; some countries offer ample scope for Russian involvement and others are very... Read more
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Lucas Kello (Centre for Technology and Global Affairs, Oxford), Cvete Koneska (S-RM Intelligence and Risk Consulting, London)
26 February 2020 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Cybersecurity is a worldwide issue of concern. South East Europe is a microcosm of the phenomenon, bringing sharply to the fore the interplay between cyber threats and geopolitics. What are the main... Read more
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Ian Bancroft (Writer & diplomat; Former Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe), James Ker Lindsay (LSE)
19 February 2020 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
The normalisation of bilateral relations between Serbia and Kosovo, as established by the 2013 Brussels Agreement, has run into the sands. Has the original idea dismally failed, or can the process of... Read more
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Bill Kappis (University of Buckingham), Okan Yardimci (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
12 February 2020 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
There were hopes that energy could be a source of cooperation, but in fact we are seeing a potentially destabilising situation in the Eastern Mediterranean, with Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Egypt, Libya... Read more
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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
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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
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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

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