ESAANZ Event Reports

Belarus 2020 and Post-Soviet Colour Revolutions

October 26, 2020

ESAANZ invites you to this event, with presenter Professor Leslie Holmes, on revolutions in Belarus and other post-soviet nations.

In 1993, Charles Tilly published his analysis of European Revolutions 1492-1992. In that, he drew a useful distinction between revolutionary situations and revolutionary outcomes. Clearly, Belarus has in late-2020 been in a revolutionary situation. But will this turn into a revolutionary outcome, and thus overthrow the man often called ‘Europe’s last dictator’?
Do comparisons with so-called colour revolutions in Georgia (2003-4), Ukraine (2004-5; 2014), Kyrgyzstan (2005; 2010) and Armenia (2018) help us better to understand what is...

Competition: #literallyEurope

September 26, 2020

Disclaimer: Not an ESAANZ Event

While travel to Europe is currently impossible, members of the European National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) have a way to immerse yourself in European culture all the same!

In difficult times, when Covid-19 restricts a lot of us to in-house activities, the cultural institutes came up with an innovative and fun competition, which concludes on the 2020 European Day of Languages (26th September).

For more information see the flyer attached or visit

Happy snapping.



September 17, 2020


  The European Union Centre of Excellence at RMIT University and the European Studies Association Australia and New Zealand (ESAANZ) invite you to this online event on the key messages and reactions from the European Union 2020: State of the Union.

The President of the European Commission presents a State of the Union address each year. This speech offers the President an opportunity to set out the vision for Europe to the European Parliament, and outline work planned for the coming year. It is a key date in Europe’s calendar, and a key...

The Belarusian Election: Political Analysis and Identity Crisis

September 3, 2020



Dr Elena Govor – Australian National University, School of Archaeology & Anthropology

Associate Professor Alexey Muraviev – Curtin University, School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry


The European Studies Association Australia and New Zealand (ESAANZ) invites you to this free online event about the Belarusian election and identity crisis.

On Sunday August 9, incumbent Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko was re-elected to sixth term in office, with the polls...

The European Union Recovery Fund: what it is, what it means, and who does it benefit?

August 13, 2020

THURSDAY AUGUST 13, 12:30 – 2:00PM

Dr. Remy Davison – Monash University, Politics and International Relations
Dr Nina Markovic – Macquarie University

The European Studies Association Australia and New Zealand (ESAANZ) invites you to this free online event about the European Union Recovery Fund.
On the 21st of July EU leaders agreed a deal on the recovery package and the European budget for 2021-2027. Meeting physically in Brussels, EU leaders agreed on a €750 billion recovery effort to help the EU tackle the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and on...

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Belarus has been embroiled in massive protests since its May election results gave Lukashenko another term. But will this lead to change?

Join ESAANZ & Prof. Leslie Holmes this Monday to discuss Belarus in 2020 and Post-Soviet Colour Revolutions.

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