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Publications

The Centre for European Studies publishes papers by staff, visitors, conference and seminar presenters and Visiting Fellows. These publications are available to the public free of charge. Their aim is to promote a better understanding of Europe and the European Union in Australia.

To view the other publications of individual members of the Centre for European Studies please view their respective profile pages at People.

Briefing Paper series

The ANU Centre for European Studies Briefing Papers are an interdisciplinary series that aims to provide a concise overview of the latest research that promotes greater understanding of issues relating to Europe, the European Union and the Europe-Australia relationship... Find out more

Working Paper series

As part of its commitment to publish innovative and topical Europe-related research being undertaken by scholars and PhD students affiliated at ANU, the Centre initiated a Working Paper Series in May 2010. Given the work-in-progress nature of the Working Paper Series, authors welcome helpful comments on their work with the object of subsequent publication in a refereed journal or book.

Australia and New Zealand EU Centres Newsletters

The Australia and New Zealand EU Centres Newsletters showcase the activities and achievements of the EU centres at the Australian National University, RMIT University, Monash University and the New Zealand European Union Centres Network. The joint Newsletters also reflect the collaboration between the various centres and highlight developments between the EU and Australia and New Zealand.

Euro Legal Studies

Euro Legal Studies is a collection of articles followed by questions for classroom activities, which are designed to inform and stimulate discussions about the role and functions of the European Union with particular relevance to Australia. To access Euro Legal Studies, click here.

Archived papers on DEMETRIUS

Looking for archived ANUCES or the previous National Europe Centre papers? The ANU online e-print website "Demetrius" has copies of most of our papers.  Use the "Search DSpace" box in the top left hand corner of their webpage to search for your favourite authors and papers. Some previous publications are also available from the archived NEC site

Putin’s Annus Mirabilis: Changing the Shape of Eurasia

Briefing papers
John Besemeres | March, 2014 | Volume 5 Number 1
Many foreign observers have joined with commentators within the Russian regime to declare Vladimir Putin’s performance on the world stage during 2013 a triumph. Russians of dissident persuasion have tended to acknowledge his...

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Water – the European Union’s Position and Vision

Briefing papers
Cristina Stuparu | December, 2013 | Volume 4 Number 7
Discussing the European Union (EU) vision of the best ways of promoting acceptance of and respect for the fundamental human right to water, is an extremely complex task. To develop discussion of the human right to water and the water’s right...

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Culture and Contact: Europe, Australia and the Arts

Briefing papers
Robyn Archer AO | December, 2013 | Volume 4 Number 8
This briefing paper contains the text of the Robert Schuman lecture, given by Ms Robyn Archer AO on 19 August 2013 at the Australian National University. The annual lecture celebrates the remarkable achievements of European integration since its...

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The Eurozone Economic Problems and the Solutions Ahead

Briefing papers
Ramón Tamames | December, 2013 | Volume 4 Number 9
Keywords: European Union, Eurozone, crisis, recession, global financial crisis. The Eurozone Economic Problems and the Solutions Ahead (PDF 1180KB).

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Migration from Russia to Australia and Formation of a Russian Community

Briefing papers
Sergey V. Ryazantsev | July, 2013 | Volume 4 Number 5
Migration from Russia to Australia and Formation of a Russian Community (PDF 1530KB).                

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Political Institutions and Party Switching in Post-Communist Legislatures

Briefing papers
Csaba Nikolenyi | July, 2013 | Volume 4 Number 6
Political Institutions and Party Switching in Post-Communist Legislatures (PDF 1270KB).                

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ANUCES Roundtable Summary: Aspects of Russia in Putin’s Third Term

Briefing papers
Dr Bobo Lo, Kyle Wilson, Associate Professor Stephen Fortescue and Dr John Besemeres | June, 2013 | Volume 4 Number 3
On Thursday 14th March 2013 the Australian National University’s Centre for European Studies held the first in a series of occasional seminars named in honour of the late Professor T.H. ‘Harry’ Rigby. A graduate of the Universities...

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ANUCES Roundtable Summary: Development and Impact of Biofuels Policies

Briefing papers
Professor Robert Ackrill and Professor Karel Janda | June, 2013 | Volume 4 Number 4
Over the last decade, EU biofuels policy has been invested with hope as a central plank of the transition to a low-carbon economy while simultaneously attracting vilification for its alleged adverse impact on, among other things, land use...

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Regional Trade Agreements and Regionalisation: Motivations and limits of a global phenomenon

Briefing papers
Gabriele Suder | April, 2013 | Volume 4 Number 1
The World Trade Organisation reports that the negotiation and implementation of regional trade agreements (RTAs) has been booming in the past decade. This type of agreement is negotiated at the political level; however, it primarily shapes the...

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American and European Competing Strategies in Free Trade Agreements in the Asia Pacific

Briefing papers
Maria Garcia | April, 2013 | Volume 4 Number 2
The 2000s have witnessed an unprecedented rise in free trade agreements in Asia. Wishing to retain their relevance in this thriving economic region, the USA and European Union are also striving to acquire agreements with partners in Asia. This paper...

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