The Europaeum promotes academic links and research collaboration between its partners. We facilitate research projects, conferences, lectures, joint teaching programmes and much more.See also our Europaeum Diary of Forthcoming Events in 2017
Several new big name speakers have been confirmed for our well known History Spring School - which this year picks up from the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's seismic intervention in Wittneberg which broke Europe in two culturally, economically, socially, and politically. Professor Peter Pulzer, the former Gladstone Professor of Politics, expert on Austrian politics in the 1930s, will discuss The Jewish Question in European History while Dr Lucy Wooding, a leading Oxford historian of the Reformation, will discuss how the Reformation impacted early Modern Europe, Applications are still invited. Please see the full poster here and the draft programme here.
The Europaeum will be marking the 25th anniversary of its foundation this year, having worked with coming on to 5,000 Europaeum university students and more than 1,000 academics over the past 25 years in various workshops, summer schools, conferences, research and teaching projects. We have recently published a special new leaflet giving a brief historical overview, remembering all the donors that have helped make it possible, as well as recalling our members, the range of our activities, and the trustees and others that have supported and participated in our work. Please click below to enjoy the online version. Copies are being distributed at all our events over the year.
The Europaeum is organising its tenth annual seminar on Policy-Making inside Europe ? in Brussels from June 18-20th. This three-day programme of talks, with discussions, interviews, and special visits from top European policy-makers in Brussels, is again being organised with our associate member the Institute of Political Studies, Catholica University of Portugal (IEP-UCP). The event will start on Monday 6th March, and include visits to a Permanent Representation to the EU and the European Parliament, working group discussions and lunches, and a gala dinner in the European Parliament special guest dining room. Please see the poster here and the programme here.
Once again the Europaeum will be facilitating our usual lively international debate led by Europaeum graduates as part of the next - 25th Estoril Forum on June 26th - 28th near Lisbon, organised by our colleagues at the Institute of Political Studies IEP at the Catholica University, before an audience of some 150 participants. The Europaeum is one of a number of leading partners working with the IEP, this year the conference focusing on the theme Defending the Western Tradition of Liberty under Law. Keynote speakers will include Professor Jose Manuel Barroso, who led the European Union for eight years, is now a trustee for the Europaeum, and teaches at the Catholica; Jacques Rupnik from Sciences Po and the College de Bruges, who has collaborated with the Europaeum through our Vaclav Havel Dialogue Project;
This year's Europaeum Oxford-Geneva Study Bursaries have been won by two young scholars who will respectively be researching encounters between Yekkes and Arabs in British Mandate Palestine, and the self-reliance of the refugees. These bursaries, now worth €1000 each, have been awarded annually since 2001, and are designed specifically to encourage links between Geneva Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and the University of Oxford and for young scholars to widen their international links. Read the entire Press Notice here.