Events archive

European Studies Seminar
Dr Lieve Van Woensel (Head of the Scientific Foresight Service at the European Parliamentary Research Service)
28 February 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
Book launch: ‘A Bias Radar for Responsible Policy-making. Foresight-Based Scientific Advice’ ‘A Bias Radar for Responsible Policy-making. Foresight-Based Scientific Advice’ is a Palgrave book within... 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
European Studies Seminar
Various
17 February 2020 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
After 15 successful years based at St Antony's College, Oxford, Professor Jan Zielonka will retire in 2020. He has not only served as an ambassador for the work of the European Studies Centre, but... Read more
European Studies Seminar
Aidan Regan (Associate Professor, University College Dublin)
14 February 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
***PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT IS NOW CANCELLED (AS OF 12.02.20)*** ***please refer back to our webpages in due course for further information regarding a possible alternate date for this event***... 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
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

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