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24
Nov
‘14

EABC EU G20 Reception in Brisbane

On the side of the G20 summit in Brisban, the European Australian Business Council (EABC) welcomed delgates from the European Union (EU) inlcuding Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, and Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President and European Commissioner for the Euro and Social Dialogue. Please, click here to view the photo gallery of the event.

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11
Nov
‘14

"Sanctions Can't Freeze Russia Out of the Arctic"

An article titled "Sanctions Can't Freeze Russia Out of the Arctic" by ANUCES PhD Scholar, Elizabeth Buchanan, has recently been published in the The St.Petersburg Times and The Moscow Times. The article is available online on both The St.Petersburg Times and The Moscow Times websites.

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26
Oct
‘14

John Bercow on democracy in the digital age

The Speaker of the House of Commons in the United Kingdom (UK), Right Honourable John Bercow MP, spoke at Australian Parliament House last month to address some of the challenges faced by modern governments in the era of the digital revolution and 'disruptive' technology. » read more.

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24
Oct
‘14

New Briefing Paper from the ANUCES: Towards a New History of European Law 1950-1980

Towards a New History of European Law 1950-1980 Bill Davies | September, 2014 | Volume 5 Number 4 For more information and to download the briefing paper, please click here.

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30
Sep
‘14

European Commission confirmation hearings

This week the European Parliament will begin a marathon of 27 confirmation hearings for the men and women nominated to serve in the next European Commission.

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25
Sep
‘14

Call for ANUCES Doctoral Scholarship

The Australian National University’s Centre for European Studies invites applications for a PhD Scholarships for 2015 commencement. APPLICATIONS CLOSE 17 OCTOBER 2014 For the full information please see: ANU Centre for European Studies Doctoral Scholarships.

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25
Sep
‘14

"Tjibaou's Kanak: ethnic identity as New Caledonia prepares its future"

New Caledonia, one of Europe's Overseas Countries and Territories in the Pacific, is in the process of internal discussion about its future status. The State Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) program has published a recent paper by ANUCES Visiting Fellow Denise Fisher canvassing the issues: Tjibaou's Kanak: ethnic identity as New Caledonia prepares its future.

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25
Sep
‘14

EABC-ANUCES Fellowships

The European Australia Business Council (EABC) and the ANU Centre for European Studies are pleased to announce the commencement of two EABC-ANUCES Fellows for 2014. The EABC promotes a forum for business leaders to engage in high-level dialogue on economic and public policy issues with Australian and European political leaders, officials, diplomats and business delegations. The EABC-ANUCES Visiting Fellowship is a collaboration between the EABC and the Australian National University to develop and communicate research on trade investment and regulatory policy issues between Australia and the European Union. The successful candidates of the Fellowship were announced at the EABC Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 23 September in Sydney. The fellows presented their research proposals to the Board of the EABC – comprising of some of Australia’s most senior business leaders, government officials and academic representatives. The fellows also had the opportunity to take part in a discussion about a potential free trade agreement between Australia and the European Union during the AGM Dinner with former trade ministers the Hon Simon Crean and the Hon Mark Vaile, and EU Ambassador to Australia Sem Fabrizi. Dr Hazel Moir’s background is in economics, demography and public policy, and has a lifetime interest in equity issues, including gender issues. She has early private sector experience, including in the international aid field. She then spent nearly 20 years in the Australian Public Service, mostly in policy advising and policy research areas She holds two PhDs, the first in demography and economics from Brown University, and the second in public policy from the ANU. Her research interests include economic impacts, particularly on innovating firms, and the overall public policy outcomes. Her proposed research project is Managing non-trade issues in comprehensive trade agreements: patent and copyright regulations Dr Annmarie Elijah has previously worked as a policy officer in the Australian Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, and has taught politics at the University of Melbourne, Victoria University of Wellington and ANU. Her PhD (University of Melbourne) examined the implications of British membership of the European Community for Australia. Her research interests include Australia-EU relations, European integration theory, comparative regionalism, trans-Tasman relations, Australian and New Zealand foreign policy and federalism. Her proposed research project relates to the recently completed Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union.   The fellowship holders will take up their research residency at the ANUCES in October 2014 and expected to finalise their research reports by the end of January 2015. The fellows will present their research findings to the EABC in early 2014 and at further events organised with business, government and academic stakeholders.

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17
Sep
‘14

"Scottish referendum not just a question of yes or no"

ANUCES visiting fellow, Dr Ben Wellings, has written an opinion piece in the Canberra Times in the Scottish referendum.  The full article is available on the Canberra Times' website.

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09
Sep
‘14

Interview with Professor Abe Lowenthal

Professor Abraham F. (Abe) Lowenthal, who has recently visited the ANU presenting the lecture "Crafting Democracies: Learning from Political Leaders to Shape the Future", has been interviewed by Roger Hausmann. A related article is now available on the Inside Canberra's website.

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