Entries by Bhuvana Kalaiyarasan

Europaeum MA Lecture : British Exits in a Historical Perspective

This year the Europaeum will use Brexit – which is to be a central theme to the current British General Election – as a peg on which to hang its  annual History seminar series, which will look at British Exits in a Historical Perspective. The series will start with the exit from the Roman Empire in […]

February 17th -Europaeum Lecture : Illiberal democracy and Post-Truth politics

ALEKSANDER SMOLAR, the well-known journalist and commentator, will be giving the keynote Europaeum Lecture in Prague on February 17th at 17.45 on the theme of Illiberal democracy and Post-Truth politics : counter-revolution in Poland today ?  He was a well-known member of the anti-communist opposition, founder and editor of the political quarterly Annex, and spokesman […]

Oxford-Geneva bursary winners investigate refugees and Yekkes

This year’s Europaeum Oxford-Geneva Study Bursaries have been won by two young scholars who will respectively be researching encounters between Yekkes and Arabs in British Mandate Palestine, and the self-reliance of the refugees. These bursaries, now worth €1000 each, have been awarded annually since 2001, and are designed specifically to encourage links between Geneva Graduate Institute of International and […]

Europaeum YouTube account launched – 25th anniversary movie

As part of our preparations for this 25th anniversary of our founding in 1992, we are working to produce – and make accessible – more video reports of our many events. We have now started to post items on our YouTube Europaeum account. Please do register yourself, and you can see our first posts of including a short film, Introduction to the […]

June 26th-28th: International Graduate Debate – Lisbon

Once again the Europaeum will be facilitating our usual lively international debate led by Europaeum graduates as part of the next – 25th anniversary Estoril Forum on June 26th  – 28th near Lisbon, organised by our colleagues at the Institute of Political Studies IEP at the Catholica University, before an audience of some 150 participants.  […]

International Graduate Debate in Lisbon – the role of populism ?

Once again the Europaeum will be facilitating our usual lively international debate led by Europaeum graduates as part of the next – 25th Estoril Forum on June 26th  – 28th near Lisbon, organised by our colleagues at the Institute of Political Studies IEP at the Catholica University, before an audience of some 150 participants. This […]

Deadline for Prague workshop on crisis in Europe’s values ?

The final deadline approaches for our major workshop on What does it mean to be a “good” European ? This question recurs as Europe grapples with a series of simultaneous crises: the current problems with refugees, multi-culturalism, uneven economic development, and bailing out neighbours at a time of low economic growth. On top of these comes the new politics […]

Austrians finally reject Norbert Hofer for presidency

Norbert Hofer, the ‘far Right’ Freedom Party candidate – who participated in a passionate and somewhat controversial Europaeum panel debate on Can Europe’s Politicians can solve Europe’s migration crisis ?, has lost his bid for the Austrian presidency. The recent election was won by Independent candidate Alexander Van der Bellen, the former leader of the […]

New Oxford-Prague Bursary study scheme

A new study bursary scheme, linking Charles University Prague, and Oxford, supporting two graduate research students each year, allowing a selected graduate from Charles to spend a month in Oxford doing research and meeting academics, and an Oxford graduate spending a month attached to Charles University in Prague, has just been confirmed. It is modelled on […]

Oxford: University prepares for Brexit impact

Oxford prepares for a future outside the EU Oxford has been gearing up to face a future that could herald the UK out of the EU, with potential threats to a major research stream, which last year yielded more than £66 million, as well as to 1 in 7 incoming EU students that come to study […]