Events archive

SEESOX
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
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
SEESOX
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
SEESOX
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
SEESOX
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
SEESOX
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
SEESOX
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
SEESOX
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
SEESOX
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
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