Statement by Professor Bruce Wilson, Director European Union Centre at RMIT, on the occasion of Europe Day 2018 

9 May 2018,

RMIT University,

Melbourne Australia


Today, Europe celebrates Europe Day 2018. This is always an important opportunity to acknowledge the enormous progress which has been made towards securing a lasting peace on the European continent, offering a new form of cooperation among nations which strengthens the capacity of each of them, through their collaboration, to make significant global impact.

It is perhaps particularly interesting to note this in 2018, 50 years after the turmoil of 1968 which...

Human behaviour in bushfires – Research partecipation

Human behaviour in bushfires – European Union and Australian knowledge exchange project

As part of the EU research project called GEO-SAFE we are collaborating with Australian partners and looking for people to take part in our research about human behaviour in bushfires.

We call for contribution from everyone who has or has never been confronted by a bushfire emergency to help improve future support systems for at risk populations.

To participate, please fill out the questionnaire which is found following this link:

Everyone is invited...



18 Jun 2018

Australian Prime Minister, Minister for Trade and Investment


The Turnbull Government is backing Australian businesses and Australian jobs by launching negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement with the European Union.

We are seeking an ambitious and comprehensive trade agreement to drive Australian exports, economic growth and create new Australian jobs.

A trade agreement with the EU will open the door to a market of half a billion consumers and a GDP of US$17.3 trillion –...

The Future of the EU and European Integration in the Aftermath of the Crisis – call for papers

The European Union Studies Association Asia Pacific (EUSA AP) is inviting papers for the annual conference and Postgraduate Student Workshop. The conference is entitled:

The Future of the EU and European Integration in the Aftermath of the Crisis

Thursday, 28 June and Friday, 29 June 2018 in Taipei

Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2018

The conference will be multi-disciplinary in focus and we are inviting papers from a wide range of...

Migration Working Group – Call for Papers 2018-2019

The Migration Working Group

convened by Anna Triandafyllidou and Andrew Geddes

Call for Papers

The Migration Working Group of the European University Institute and Professors Anna Triandafyllidou and Andrew Geddes invite you to submit paper abstracts and short bio notes for the MWG Workshop Series (academic year 2018-2019). The Migration Working Group holds Thematic half-day workshops every last Tuesday of the month. Each workshop includes up to five paper presentations and significant time for discussion. Applications must be submitted electronically by 16 September...