Entries by Richard Procee

Whose Europe ? Oxford conference report

This volume collects papers presented at a jointly organised international conference entitled “Whose Europe?: National Models and the Constitution of the European Union”, held in Oxford on 25-27 April 2003, hosted at St Antony’s College, with Europaeum support. The event brought together scholars involved in the field of European Studies at Oxford together with those […]

Europaeum Lecture : The Changing Character of Human Rights

Key current Human Rights issues and concerns including the frontiers of human rights protection, the application or Human Rights to armed groups such as Isis and Boko Harem and to corporations such as Shell, as well as the relevance of Human Rights in times of armed conflict, especially in the case of states taking action abroad, […]

Europaeum Lecture: What next – after Brexit and Trump ? (February 23rd)

The next special Europaeum Lecture in our regular series will be given by Will Hutton, a noted economic commentator, currently Principal of Hertford College, Oxford University, and Chair of the Oxford Europaeum Group. Mr Hutton, who has a regular influential column  in The Observer newspaper (where he was once Editor), will be discussing After Brexit and Trump: Gloabalisaton, Trade and the New […]

European Democracy Day for Alumni

Excitement is mounting for the Europaeum’s inaugural special  Europaeum Day focussing on European Democracy – including the role the UK may play in a future European Union. We will have 25 former Europaeum alumni, some going back more than five years, coming back to participate in our day of activities which will include a fireside […]

Oxford Debates continue on BrExit themes

Europaeum stages Oxford debates on UK-EU relations  A series of debates on the UK’s relationship with Europe were run in the run up to the Brexit referendum vote, following our two successful events last term with discussions on migration, the implications for an in-out UK referendum and a reform agenda for the EU and European […]

Battle against Brexit – five voices linked to EUK@OX

EU research contributes £1.86 billion to UK economy New data just out from Universities UK indicates European Union research funding generates more than 19,000 jobs across the United Kingdom, £1.86 billion (US$2.6 billion) for the UK economy, and contributes more than £1 billion to gross domestic product (for more see here). Tomas Halik appeals from […]

Bologna Workshop: exploring Europe’s Migration Crisis

More than 20 Europaeum graduates attended a typically topical Graduate Workshop hosted with Bologna University (see the poster here and the programme here), with keynote talks from Oxford Professor, Guy Goodwin Gill, analysing the nature of the current crisis facing Europe, and an analysis by Oxford researcher Martin Ruhs of the obstacles confronting the principle of free movement across the European Union, and […]

Graduates look forward to Brussels policy-making seminar

We have now filled all the places for our next – ninth – special three-day programme of talks, discussions, interviews and visits, involving those at the sharp end of policy- and decision-making in Brussels. Among the themes to be discussed will be democracy in Europe; how the Juncker European Commission Priorities Programme is progressing; responding to […]

Europaeum co-founder dies, aged 96

We are very sorry to announce that George Weidenfeld passed away on the 20th of January at the age of 96. Lord Weidenfeld was very much a “founding father” of the Europaeum in 1991-2, alongside Sir Ronald Grierson. They founded the Europaeum as an associaton which would allow European intellectuals, and especially young scholars and […]

Conference: So, what is wrong with Economics ?

The Europaeum is once again collaborating again with the New York Review of Books Foundation on a forthcoming event entitled What’s Wrong with the Economy—and with Economics?,  due to be held in New York at Scandinavia House, next month, March 13th–14th, with a range of exciting keynote speakers including Nobel prize-winning Economists, Paul Krugman and Edmund Phelps, and well […]