Events archive

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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Gjovalin Macaj (Leiden University), Stefan Szwed (CIS/DPIR, Oxford)
7 November 2019 - 12:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Light lunch provided On 30 June Albania held elections for mayors and local councils across its 61 municipalities. With the two main opposition parties boycotting the vote, voters faced little or no... Read more
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Viktoria Dendrinou (Bloomberg), Eleni Varvitsioti (Kathimerini)
4 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
The Last Bluff: How Greece came face-to-face with financial catastrophe and the secret plan for its euro exit is a behind-the-scenes political thriller offering the definitive account of Europe’s... Read more
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Eirini Karamouzi (Sheffield University)
30 October 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE The peace campaign against the Euromissiles constituted one of the biggest mass movements in modern European history with a strong transnational and pan- European... Read more
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George Pagoulatos (Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB))
24 October 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
The Greek crisis has left behind far-reaching economic adjustment and reforms coexisting with debilitating socioeconomic legacies. Greece’s equivalent of a Great Depression unleashed extreme... Read more

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