In its role as an advocate for the European Union (EU) in the region, the EU Centre at RMIT facilitates major conferences on current issues facing the EU, Australia and the Asia-Pacific area.
Through these conferences, held mainly with key partners from academia, industry, business and government, the Centre seeks to disseminate information and knowledge not only through event partners but also through websites, collaborative research networks and publications.
For further information about the conferences listed below, please email the Centre at firstname.lastname@example.org
Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive: Researching the EU from Australia and New Zealand
9 – 11 September
An international conference convened by the Australian and New Zealand European Union (EU) Centres at Australian National University, Monash University, RMIT University and the New Zealand EU Centres Network.
Held at Australian National University, Canberra.
Cities Learning Together:
Local Communities in the Sustainable and Healthy Learning City - Neighbourhood and Community, Partnership and Learning
18 – 20 November
Eaton Hotel, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Including fieldwork to test approaches in different Hong Kong settings on 19 November.
In the spirit of learning partnerships, the European Union Centre at RMIT is very pleased to organise this conference in conjunction with PASCAL and in partnership with the host, Hong Kong Institute of Education.
Media, Communication and Democracy: Global and National Environments
31 August – 02 September
with: RMIT School of Media and Communication, University of Oxford, UK, Media and Democracy in Eastern Europe Research Project (MDCEE)
Panels, papers and debate focused on media, communication and democracy in the new democracies of Central and Eastern Europe, the Asia Pacific region, Latin America or Africa, as well as the established areas of Europe and Australia. In a world of regular, unforeseen crises and growing power of media owners, online and otherwise, various questions about the implications for democratic processes were explored and debated amongst the group of experienced academics and practitioners attending the conference.