CESAA Merger with NZ Counterpart

At the 2020 CESAA AGM, it was decided that CESAA should merge with its New Zealand Counterpart to from the European Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand  (ESAANZ)

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Welcome to CESAA

The Contemporary European Studies Association of Australia

The Contemporary European Studies Association of Australia was launched as an independent body on 16 March 1991 in Melbourne. The initiative for such an Association was based on the experience of the national Associations for Contemporary European Studies in each of the member states of the European Union and elsewhere, which is an experience of cooperation, sharing of learning and research interests and dissemination of information and critical analysis on contemporary issues.


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CESAA’s objectives are:

  • to promote teaching and research in contemporary European studies;
  • to provide a forum for discussion of contemporary European issues;
  • to publish work of high quality in European Studies;
  • to maintain and foster links between tertiary educational institutions;
  • to foster links among academics in Australia and internationally;
  • to encourage European studies in secondary schools;
  • to advise interested government and non-government organisations.



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