The European Studies Association Australia and New Zealand (ESAANZ) is proud to announce their conference for 2020, running from the 1st – 3rd of December 2020.
By whatever yardstick one wishes to apply, 2020 has been a bumpy year. The COVID-19 pandemic has dominated international and national conversations, in Europe as elsewhere. Many other plans for the year have had to go on hold as political, economic and institutional actors have turned their focus to managing the pandemic and its health, welfare, economic and indeed sociocultural impacts.
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...
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 https://www.afmelbourne.com.au/culture-and-events/special-events/literallyeurope-competition/
ONLINE EVENTThe 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.
FREE ONLINE EVENT
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 3, 4:00 – 5:30PM AEST
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...