MSc in European Union Policy at Vesalius College (Brussels, Belgium)
Applications are open for the unique Master of Science in European Union Policy (MSc in EU Policy) at Vesalius College in Brussels, Belgium. Organised in cooperation with the Institute for European Studies (IES), the MSc is specifically designed for BA graduates, allowing students to upgrade their working knowledge of the EU via a unique series of high-quality, interdisciplinary, policy-focused modules on EU policy-making. This new programme combines the 25-year international teaching experience of Vesalius College as an institute for higher education, with the broad research experience in European Studies of the IES, a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence.
Vacancy for Early Stage Researcher (EC Funded Position) at Loughborough University, UK
Early Stage Researcher – EC Funded Position (Fixed-term for 20 months) Monthly living allowance of the Sterling equivalent of €3685 per month plus specified additional allowances Dynamics of Institutional Cooperation in the European Union (INCOOP) The EC-funded INCOOP project is a Marie Curie Initial training Network (ITN) funded under the FP7-People programme, with the aim of creating a better understanding of the functioning of institutions in the European system of multi-level governance. The network comprises 8 European organizations and 3 professional organizations, associated partners and high level officials. The research at Loughborough is focused on the evolution of the European diplomatic system and will examine inter-institutional relations between the EEAS, EU institutions and the EU member states. It will focus on the EU’s diplomatic relations with third countries. A Master’s degree (or equivalent) in, and an excellent command of English are essential and the candidate should also have basic computer skills and a proven organisational competence. IMPORTANT: Please consider EC eligibility criteria as listed in the job details
Dorothy Horsfield writes on 'Russia's liberal wind of change'
ANUCES Doctoral Scholar, Dorothy Horsfield, recently published an article titled 'Russia's liberal wind of change'.
Denise Fisher speaks on Radio Australia about France, the EU and the South Pacific
Denise Fisher, former Consul General in New Caledonia and Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University Centre for European Studies, discusses the changes, the role France plays in the Pacific region and the political evolution in New Caledonia, which is endeavouring to further its integration in the regional environment and build stronger political and economic ties with Australia. To listen to the program, please follow the link to Radio Australia.
ANUCES Intern Erica Karlsson wins Master thesis prize
The Master thesis of one of the interns at the ANU Centre for European Studies, Ms Erika Karlsson from Sweden, was recently selected for the prestigious Familjens Jurist prize. She completed the thesis in the Faculty of Law at the University of Lund in 2011, before taking up the position of intern at the EU Delegation and the Centre for European Studies. ANUCES hosts interns from Europe under an agreement with the European Union. Centre Director Jacqueline Lo congratulated Ms Karlsson and stated: ‘Erica’s prize confirms that EU institutions and European integration attract the interest of academically gifted young Europeans. We are very fortunate that some, like Erika, are given opportunities to familiarise themselves with Australia-EU relations’.
New book by Dr Nicholas Lambert: Planning Armageddon
Dr Nicholas Lambert, ANUCES Visiting Fellow 2011, recently published his latest book titeled Planning Armageddon: British Economic Warfare and the First World War. For more information, please visit the Harvard University Press website.
11 PhD scholarships in Political Ecology
The European Network for Political Ecology (ENTITLE) offers 11 generously-funded three-year PhD scholarships available to candidates from all over the world. ENTITLE is an EU-funded Initial Training Network whose aim is to promote European research and advanced training on the field of political ecology, including: the study of the commons; social metabolism and environmental conflicts; movements; disasters; ecological democracy; and environmental justice. Successful applicants will be hosted in one of the participating institutes of the network in Barcelona, Coimbra, Manchester, Lund, Berlin, Athens, Istanbul or Santiago de Chile. For information on eligibility criteria, conditions and application procedures visit www.politicalecology.eu, or email for further information firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for applications: 20th of April 2012.
Join the Teach & Learn Master’s Program in Spain NOW!
Are You Ready to Teach & Learn abroad? If you are, apply for the Teach & Learn Master’s Program and you can study and intern for a whole academic year in Madrid, Spain. Participants can choose one of the following Masters' Degrees: Master of International Education (60 ECTS credits) Master of Bilingual and Multicultural Education (60 ECTS credits) (+ TEFL certification) Máster en Aprendizaje y Enseñanza del Español como Lengua Extranjera (60 ECTS credits)
HE Mr Peter Kennedy, former New Zealand Ambassador to the EU (2007-11), delivers keynote address.
HE Mr Peter Kennedy, former New Zealand Ambassador to the EU (2007-11), delived the keynote address at the EUCN Conference in Hamilton 7-8 Dec 2011. The address is now available on the New Zealand European Union Centres Network's website. To access the address, please, click here. Other video clips of several speakers at the conference and interviews are available at www.euanz.tv.
ANUCES Associate Dr Paul Burton publishes his most recent book "Friendship and Empire".
Congratulations to ANUCES Associate Dr Paul Burton on his most recent book, Friendship and Empire (Cambridge UP 2011).