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11
Apr
‘14

Dr John Besemeres commenting on Ukraine on ABC Classic FM

Dr John Besemeres, visiting fellow at the ANUCES, was interviewed by Margaret Throsby on ABC Classic FM, 9 April 2014, offering an entertaining and informative conversation about Ukraine, post-Soviet history, European culture and a great selection of classical music. The podcast can be downloaded from the ABC website until the 6 May 2014.

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12
Feb
‘14

Australian European University Institute Fellowships open now

Applications are now invited for Australian European University Institute Fellowships, which provide the opportunity to carry out research at the European University Institute in Florence – the high profile research institute established by the Member States of the founding European Communities in 1972. A six-month Postdoctoral Fellowship will be offered for the period January-June 2015. Two three-month Postgraduate Fellowships will be offered for the period September-December 2014. In addition, one fellowship will be offered for a Visiting Scholar from an Australian university for one month during the period January-June 2015.

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08
Feb
‘14

EABC Internship Programme 2014

Each year the European Australian Business Council (EABC) offers 2-3 internship positions to work at our headquarters in Sydney, Australia. These internship positions are offered primarily to undergraduate and post-graduate students studying in relevant fields with an interest in business and international relations. Successful applicants will work with a small, professional team helping to deliver a range of high-value activities for our members. For more information please download the EABC Internship Programme 2014 flyer. Contact:  Ms Jo Johns Director, Programmes & Membership (Internship Co-ordinator) EABC T +61 2 8272 0600 E jjohns@eabc.com.au

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03
Feb
‘14

New Briefing Papers from the ANUCES

Water – the European Union’s Position and Vision Cristina Stuparu | December, 2013 | Volume 4 Number 7 For more information and to download the briefing paper, please click here. Culture and Contact: Europe, Australia and the Arts Robyn Archer AO | December, 2013 | Volume 4 Number 8 For more information and to download the briefing paper, please click here. The Eurozone Economic Problems and the Solutions Ahead Ramón Tamames | December, 2013 | Volume 4 Number 9 For more information and to download the briefing paper, please click here.

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31
Jan
‘14

Latest Publication from ANUCES Fellow

Inside Story has published an essay by ANU Centre for European Studies’ Adjunct Fellow, Dr John Besemeres: Putin’s annus mirabilis: changing the shape of Eurasia Behind the protests in Ukraine lies the Russian president’s long-term vision of a Eurasian Economic Union. John Besemeres traces its recent history and the strains it has created in Russia’s “near abroad”. Please find the full article on the Inside Story website. 

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21
Jan
‘14

Call for EABC-ANUCES Fellowship Program Applications 2014

Closing date for applications: 28 February 2014 The European Australian Business Council (EABC) is one of the most active and high profile peak business organisations in Australia. 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 EABC-ANUCES Fellowship Program is specifically aimed at supporting and hosting local and international scholars wishing to undertake research at the Australian National University.

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09
Jan
‘14

Call for EUC Visiting Fellowship 2014 in Singapore

The EU Centre in Singapore is now inviting applications for the EUC Visiting Fellowship tenable in the period between May to November 2014. Supporting grant of up to €6,000 commensurate with expertise, visiting commitments and duration will be provided for the Visiting Fellow to cover travel, accommodation and subsistence allowances.

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23
Dec
‘13

Call for Papers: Annual EUSA AP Conference in May 2014

EU in the Shadow of Asia?  Changing Relationships between the EU and the Asia Pacific 01 + 02 May 2014, Melbourne, Australia The discussion on the emerging powers of Asia is well established. However, there have been few Asia Pacific platforms where academics can present their research into how the concept of the coming century being one which pivots around Asia impacts on Asia Pacific – EU relations. A growing emphasis on Asia as an economic and political powerhouse also has implications for how the EU deals with other regions and how other regions in turn align or realign their foreign policies. For more information visit the conference website or download the conference flyer.  Timeline: Deadline for online-paper submissions: 31 January 2014 Successful applicants will be informed by mid-February 2014 Acceptance of the invitation to present: 10 working days after notification of acceptance via payment of registration fees (PayPal). Contact: Yvonne Grosch EUCN Assistant Project Manager & NCRE Administrator University of Canterbury National Centre for Research on Europe Kirkwood Village KD04, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand T +64 3 3642348 extension 6348 F +64 3 364 2634 E yvonne.grosch@canterbury.ac.nz www.europe.canterbury.ac.nz

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23
Dec
‘13

2015 Humanities Research Centre Visiting Fellowships Program now open

The Humanities Research Centre (HRC) is now accepting applications for the 2015 Visiting Fellowship Program. The deadline for applications is Monday, 15 April 2014. 2015 HRC Annual Theme - Global Languages The history of the world is characterized by great diversity in languages and societies as small groups split off and develop their own ways of talking and interacting. This diversity has been periodically checked by the rise of larger societies and economies, created by empires, evangelism and the demands of trade and diplomacy. Greek, Latin, Sanskrit, Arabic and Chinese have all held sway at different times and to different extents. The last century has seen the rise of one language, English, as a common means of communication around the world: in science, literature, academia, media, entertainment, trade and everyday talk. Its global reach is arguably unprecedented in the history of humankind. Languages such as Chinese, Spanish, Russian, Hindi and Bengali also have vast demographic constituencies, though not as much global capital as English. How do societies react to the language challenge? How do global languages influence ways of thinking and reasoning, ways of seeing the world, ways of expressing feelings? How does this affect small language groups? How do they influence other modes of communication? Global Languages, the Humanities Research Centre theme for 2015, provides the opportunity to explore these questions. Under this theme, the HRC will host conferences and symposia, including one dedicated to English as a world language. Other events will focus on issues of knowledge production, literacies, civilizational shifts and the geopolitics of language worlds. Between 10 and 15 fellowships will be awarded in this round. For more information and to download the applaction form visit the HRC website or contact Sharon Komidar.

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23
Dec
‘13

Fully funded PhD research grants at the European University Institute

Applications to the European University Institute’s (EUI) Doctoral Programmes in Economics, History and Civilization, Law and Political and Social Sciences are now open. The deadline for submitting applications for the academic year 2014/2015 is 31 January 2014. The EUI is a unique academic institution with one of the world’s largest doctoral and postdoctoral programmes in the social sciences. Our intellectual community comprises of more than 1000 scholars from over 60 countries. Located in Florence, Italy, the EUI offers a structured doctoral programme with excellent supervision and opportunities to participate in cutting-edge research that transcends national academic traditions. Since its establishment 40 years ago, the Institute has been committed to fostering the advancement of research in fields which are of particular interest for the development of Europe. The EUI is proud of bringing together top academics from all over the world in an international research and teaching environment to train the next generation of scholars and provide them with the theoretical and applied skills needed for successful careers in leading universities, research-oriented organisations, international organisations and government agencies. The EUI is looking for highly motivated and qualified candidates to further complement the already outstanding quality of our current scholars. Grants for doctoral candidates are available. For further information regarding application requirements, grants and eligibility visit the EUI website or send an email to applyres@eui.eu.

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