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Europaeum Migration Debate in Geneva

The Europaeum is once again mounting a special initiative focussing a series of events to be hosted with the Graduate Institute in Geneva, on European migration and mobility, amidst the fall out from the UK vote to exit the European Union. The plan for the Europaeum's European Migration Day is to invite a select group of past and current Europaeum alumni to come to Geneva on October 20th for a day of debates and discussion, including a 'fireside chat' with leading European figures, and a model European Parliament-style debate on the theme including reforms to free movement rules, dealing with asylum seekers from north Africa, the impact of the Brexit vote, and how to build Europe-wide cooperation on migration issues.

Prague Workshop : What does it mean to be a "good" European ?

What does it mean to be a "good" European ? The question recurs as Europe grapples with a series of simultaneous crises - refugees, multi-culturalism, uneven economic development, and bailing out neighbours at a time of low economic growth. These are tests for not only the capacities of both states, regions, communities and individuals on how best to respond in  a practical way, but they raise deeper, existential questions of what kind of Europe we want to build, share, and protect. If cherished values to do with communitarianism, liberal freedoms, gender and sexual equality are threatened, how should the good European react ? What does it mean for our politics with the rise of Euroscepticism and right-wing populism? What is the role of EU in the construction the European identity ? Has the EU helped or hindered ? What do we make of the varied  responses to the asylum seekers crisis, in completely unexpected numbers, from German welcomkultura to the Hungarian wall ?

Final Call for applicants for the China-Europe summer school !

This is a final call for applications for the upcoming exciting summer school. More than 30 Europaeum and Chinese graduates have now been selected - with a panel of reserves. Final applications for consideration should be sent in right away - but no later than  August 15th, when our panel is set to its final selections. The event features leading experts from across China and Europe - we have just a recorded an exclusive interview with former Hong Kong Governor, and Europaeum trustee, Lord (Chris) Patten.

Oxford: University prepares for Brexit impact

All Souls College, OxfordAll Souls College, OxfordOxford has been gearing up to face a future that could herald the UK out of the EU, with potential threats to a major research stream, which last year yielded more than £66 million; the 1 in 7 students that come from the EU to study at Oxford; and one in six staff that come from the EU. Oxford has joined a high-level university Europe Group which is keeping in touch with the UK government and lobbying through bodies such as the European Research Council and LERU. The University has hired special lawyers to advise on migration law, and there is advice on the impact of pensions.

Memorial for George Weidenfeld

George Weidenfeld is also to be remembered as a great friend of Oxford on Saturday, September 24th, in the Sheldonian in Oxford, having not only founded the Europaeum, ' his first baby' - but continued to support the university in many ways, serving for many years as Vice-President of the University's Development Campaign, and helping to create and establish the Weidenfeld-Hoffman Scholarship Scheme which funds up to 25 top-ranking scholars each year, and the Blavatnik School of Governance which already has some 150 graduates a year reading public policy degrees. Both were ideas first discussed within the Europaeum board. All are welcome at this event, and invitations have gone to select Europaeum graduate alumni and to leading donors, friends and supporters of the association. The event follows the hugely memorable  event which took place at the Victoria and Albert Museum on will take place in London on  June 26 to mark and celebrate the many achievements of George Weidenfeld, who died on January 20th at the age of 96.