National Centre for Research on Europe

The National Centre for Research on Europe is New Zealand's only research centre devoted to the stud

The NCRE is New Zealand's leading academic centre of excellence on the EU. It fosters research on the EU that is regionally relevant, such as EU development policy in the Pacific, the EU's identity in the Asia-Pacific region and the external consequences of EU enlargement. The NCRE is firmly established as the focal point for the study of Europe in New Zealand, attracting visiting academics from a

Operating as usual

Photos from National Centre for Research on Europe's post 14/12/2023

Another day of meetings. This time at the embassies of Poland, Hungary, Netherlands, and Ireland.

Photos from Polish Embassy in Wellington's post 14/12/2023

Thank you for having us. We appreciate your time and the insights you shared with us.
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Photos from National Centre for Research on Europe's post 13/12/2023

Thank you for your manaakitanga today , Embassy of France to New Zealand and .

Photos from National Centre for Research on Europe's post 12/12/2023

The 2023 class of EU Diplomacy and Policy Engagement enjoyed their first day of meetings with MFAT and the EU delegation to NZ

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08/12/2023

The European Union Studies Association Asia Pacific (EUSAAP) is happy to call for papers for its 2024 international conference and postgraduate workshop, which will be held in person in Yogyakarta, Indonesia:

Theme: Revisiting EU – Asia Pacific Relations

When: Monday 20 & Tuesday 21 May 2024 in
Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Information about the conference and further details can be found online, and we are now welcoming paper registrations via the website:https:www.eusaap.org

For panel proposals (4 papers), panel organisers should send an email to EUSAAP and ask each presenter to submit their paper and registration online.

Deadline for registrations is 31 January 2024.

We are looking forward to seeing you all in Indonesia in May!

04/11/2023

The HUI-EU doctoral workshop in Taipei has now concluded. It has been a great privilege to meet participants from around the Asia-Pacific, and to learn about themselves and their research.

Safe travels home, everybody!

Thanks also to the Erasmus+ Programme of the EU, without which this workshop would not have been possible, and to the 臺灣歐盟中心 EUTW - EU Centre in Taiwan for hosting us.

04/11/2023

Thanks to the 紐西蘭商工辦事處 New Zealand Commerce and Industry Office Taipei where HUI-EU participants were warmly welcomed by Renee Bates and Portia Allen, and introduced to NZ’s relations with ROC Taiwan.

Thanks also to Frieder Mecklenburg from the 歐洲經貿辦事處 European Economic and Trade Office (EETO) who spoke on EU–ROC Taiwan relations.

Erasmus+ 🙏.

EU Public Diplomacy and Outreach in New Zealand

Photos from National Centre for Research on Europe's post 03/11/2023

Day two of the HUI-EU doctoral workshop has concluded.

Over the last couple of days, we have had the opportunity to learn about a diverse array of research projects from a group of dedicated and passionate students.
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Photos from National Centre for Research on Europe's post 02/11/2023

Professor Hungdah Su, Director General of the EU Centre in Taiwan, warmly welcomes students at the beginning of the HUI-EU Workshop.
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臺灣歐盟中心 EUTW Erasmus+ EU Public Diplomacy and Outreach in New Zealand

31/10/2023

The NCRE will convene the second HUI-EU Doctoral Workshop this week, with the generous support of the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.

The workshop takes place in Taipei, hosted by the European Union Centre in Taiwan, at National Taiwan University 臺灣歐盟中心 EUTW.

To learn more about our participants and their research, please see our series of short introductory videos

Taipei Workshop Introducing (in their own words) the participants in the HUI-EU Doctoral Workshop taking place at NTU in Taipei from 1-3 November 2023. We are fortunate to have a range of fascinating PhD thesis topics to be presented and discussed at the workshop.

National Centre for Research on Europe | University of Canterbury 12/10/2023

You are invited to attend.

Seminar tittle:

RENEWAL VERSUS GLOBAL DISRUPTION – ASIA’S EXPECTATIONS OF THE EU : Recommendations and Conclusions

Date & Time : 17th October 2023

11 AM – 12.30 PM (CET)

The seminar will be followed by a standing lunch/ networking opportunities from 12.30pm

Location : Brussels School of Governance

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Boulevard da la Plaine 5/1st floor
1050 Bruxelles, Belgium

RSVP:
Please confirm your attendance by 12th October to [email protected].

Feel free to contact us at [email protected] or +64 336 90390 if you have any questions or require further information.


About the seminar📣.

This seminar is a part of the Jean Monnet Project ‘EXPECT’, which focuses on Asia’s expectations of the European Union. For more details about the seminar and to stay updated on any developments, please visit our webpage at www.canterbury.ac.nz/ncre/.

National Centre for Research on Europe | University of Canterbury The National Centre for Research on Europe (NCRE) is New Zealand's only research centre devoted to the study of Europe and the European Union (EU)

NCRE Graduate Info Day 2023 | Humanitix 26/09/2023

Join us at our National Centre for Research on Europe Graduate Info Day to learn more about study options in Honours, Masters or PhD study.

Come and hear about postgraduate research and travel opportunities at the NCRE.

Fri 6th Oct 2023, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm NZDT

Location:
University of Canterbury
Logie 613
20 Kirkwood Avenue, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand

Register 👇

NCRE Graduate Info Day 2023 | Humanitix NCRE Graduate Info Day 2023, Hosted at Logie 613, 20 Kirkwood Avenue, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand, Fri 6th Oct 2023, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm NZDT. Tickets are free. Only on Humanitix

27/08/2023

Let the debates begin.

For the 2023 Christchurch Model EU, students are assigned an EU Member State to represent in a mock Council of the European Union session, debating issues surrounding the EU’s Green Agenda, and ultimately voting on a final agreement.

Photos from National Centre for Research on Europe's post 27/08/2023

Doors are open and registrations are underway.


Great to see students from as far south as Cromwell and far north Canterbury.

More pics coming throughout the day.

Photos from National Centre for Research on Europe's post 27/08/2023

We have started recieving our students for the ModelEU Christchurch 2023.

Looking forward to fruitful day.

22/08/2023

"The EU as a Global Actor: Strategies for engaging civil society in third countries".

You are invited to this week’s NCRE Round Table:

Speaker: Bruce Wilson
Date: Thursday, 24th August 2023

Time: 2.30 pm

Location: Logie 613, University of Canterbury

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Biography

Prof. Bruce Wilson is Director of the European Union Centre of Excellence at RMIT. In this role, he provides insights to and leads research and debate on EU-Australian relations, encouraging mobility for staff and students, and for building partnerships between Australian universities and organisations and their European counterparts. For the last five years, he has contributed as a Co-Chief Investigator to the Latrobe Valley Authority’s implementation of Smart Specialisation in Gippsland, and for three years, he led RMIT’s participation in Regional Research Connections, a policy-oriented initiative of the Regional Australia Institute.

He also leads Jean Monnet Networks on social and scientific innovation and the EU’s engagement with the SDGs in Asia Pacific, a partnership project that was recognised recently as an outstanding global example of the role of universities in implementation of SDG 17.

He has had long experience in working with all levels of government on organisational and social change.

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If you are unable to attend the round table in person, you are encouraged to follow it live online via zoom. If you are joining via zoom please ensure your audio is muted.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://canterbury.zoom.us/j/99684453947

Meeting ID: 996 8445 3947

13/08/2023

We would like to warmly invite you to the EUNAP Project Workshop.

We will explore the “EU Identity: Perceptions from Asia-Pacific”.

Date: Friday, 18 August 2023

Time: 10:00AM to 05:30PM

Location: Logie 613, Ilam Campus

Ticket: Free

Keynote Speech - Islam and Europe in the 21st Century: The Challenge of Cultural Confrontation?

You can also join online👇

Zoom: https://canterbury.zoom.us/j/97602959980

Meeting ID: 976 0295 9980



Attendance at the workshop is free but pre-registration will be required for catering purposes.

Please email [email protected] by 15th August to register!

04/08/2023
04/08/2023

Registrations are now closed!

01/08/2023

The closing date for Christchurch High Schools Model EU is this Friday 4th August 2023. Complete your registrations now or tell a friend who should register.
At the event, students will be assigned an EU Member State to represent in a mock Council of the European Union session, debating issues surrounding the EU’s Green Agenda, and ultimately voting on a final agreement.
This event is open to all high school students Years 9 to 13, with no previous experience or EU knowledge. Students will be supported by University of Canterbury lecturers and trained assistants throughout the event.
Dates: Mon 28th Aug 2023, 8:30 am - Tue 29th Aug 2023, 3:00 pm NZST
Where: University of Canterbury
20 Kirkwood Avenue, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand.
Registration Link
https://events.humanitix.com/model-eu-christchurch-tvyvfkc5

01/08/2023

The closing date for Christchurch High Schools Model EU is this Friday 4th August 2023. Complete your registrations now or tell a friend who should register.

At the event, students will be assigned an EU Member State to represent in a mock Council of the European Union session, debating issues surrounding the EU’s Green Agenda, and ultimately voting on a final agreement.

This event is open to all high school students Years 9 to 13, with no previous experience or EU knowledge. Students will be supported by University of Canterbury lecturers and trained assistants throughout the event.

Dates: Mon 28th Aug 2023, 8:30 am - Tue 29th Aug 2023, 3:00 pm NZST

Where: University of Canterbury
20 Kirkwood Avenue, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand.

Registration Link
https://events.humanitix.com/model-eu-christchurch-tvyvfkc5

28/07/2023

We appreciate you Ambassador Jane Connolly, Ambassador of Ireland to New Zealand for presenting at our diplomatic seminar series on “The EU, Aotearoa NZ and the Indo-Pacific – Rethinking our Future”.

Ambassador Connolly is pictured with Professor Barrie Wharton, Visiting Erskine Fellow to UC from University of Limerick, and Grace Newnham and Grace Aislabie - both girls will travel to University of Limerick in September on a student exchange award under an NCRE EU Grant, Europe Aid.

European Union in New Zealand Embassy of Ireland New ZealandEuropean Commission - Development & Cooperation - EuropeAid University of Canterbury University of Limerick UCArts EU Public Diplomacy and Outreach in New Zealand

24/07/2023

You are warmly invited to our next week’s NCRE Diplomatic Seminar Series:

Speaker: H.E Ambassador Jane Connolly, Ambassador of Ireland to New Zealand

Discussion theme: The EU, Aotearoa New Zealand and Indio Pacific - Rethinking our Future.

Date: Friday, 28th July 2023

Time: 2 pm

Location: Logie 613, University of Canterbury

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Meet our Speaker:

Jane Connolly was appointed Ambassador to New Zealand in August 2022 and previously served as Principal Officer in Dublin for 3 years. Jane also held positions as First Secretary in Dublin and London, and Consul General in Sydney. Her academic background includes a Master's degree in International Relations from Dublin City University and a BA Moderatorship in Ancient History, Archaeology, and Italian from Trinity College, Dublin.

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If you are unable to attend the seminar in person, you are encouraged to follow it live online via zoom. If you are joining via zoom please ensure your audio is muted.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://canterbury.zoom.us/j/94512713202

Model EU Christchurch 2023 | Humanitix 20/07/2023

High Schools Model EU 2023 Christchurch still accepting registrations.

For the 2023 Christchurch Model EU, students will be assigned an EU Member State to represent in a mock Council of the European Union session, debating issues surrounding the EU’s Green Agenda, and ultimately voting on a final agreement.

Event details:
Mon 28th Aug 2023, 9:00 am - Tue 29th Aug 2023, 3:00 pm NZST

Venue:
University of Canterbury
20 Kirkwood Avenue, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand

European Union in New Zealand Christchurch Boys' High School Rugby ClubBurnside High SchoolMiddleton Grange Primary Parents Community Middleton GrangeCashmere High School - Te iringa o KahukuraSanta Maria Girls CollegeEU Public Diplomacy and Outreach in New ZealandShirley Boys' High School Shirley Boys' High SchoolRangiora High School

Register👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇

Model EU Christchurch 2023 | Humanitix Model EU Christchurch 2023, Hosted at University of Canterbury, 20 Kirkwood Avenue, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand, Mon 28th Aug 2023, 9:00 am - Tue 29th Aug 2023, 3:00 pm NZST. Tickets are only $25. Only on Humanitix

11/07/2023

You are invited!

You are invited to attend to the second Policy Futures: 🇪🇺EU-🇳🇿Aotearoa New Zealand seminar on Thursday 13 July at 10.30 am in Christchurch (University of Canterbury ) or online.

The seminar will examine research policy futures in Aotearoa New Zealand and the European Union

The seminar forms part of a Horizon Europe launch event, in cooperation with MBIE, to mark Aotearoa New Zealand’s formal association to the EU’s Horizon Europe research funding programme. The seminar will be followed by a networking lunch and a dedicated information session for potential applicants at 1pm.

To attend the seminar and/or the information session in person or online please register👇👇👇

https://mbie.wufoo.com/forms/z1go8d2v0z5t29x/

European Union in New Zealand UCArts EUCN - New Zealand European Union Centres Network National Centre for Research on Europe NZIIA Wellington Branch - New Zealand Institute of International Affairs UN Youth NZ: Canterbury Region EU Public Diplomacy and Outreach in New Zealand

05/07/2023

A call for high school teachers to register for a FREE workshop.

Concurrent with the 2023 High Schools Model EU in Christchurch on 28-29 August, we will run a teachers Professional Development workshop. The workshop will be facilitated by Dr. Maria Perreau of the Aotearoa Social Studies Educators’ Network (ASSEN).

The workshop aims to explore ways in which the European Union may be used as a context for teaching and learning in the social studies curriculum.

Aotearoa Social Studies Educators' Network

Students registrations 👇👇👇
https://events.humanitix.com/model-eu-christchurch-tvyvfkc5

Photos from National Centre for Research on Europe's post 29/06/2023

Great to see National Centre for Research on Europe postgrad students participating at the EUSA Asia Pacific (EUSAAP)2023 Conference in Bangkok,Thailand.

Conference theme: Twenty-five years of EU Studies in the Indo-Pacific: Challenges,changes, prospects.

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