Women candidate quotas for Irish elections should incorporate a quota for ethnic minority women to help tackle the issue of their underrepresentation in elected office, according to a report published today.
Date: Thursday, 31 March 2022
Professor John O' Brennan publishes new essay in the Dublin Review of Books: 'This is who he is: the sociopathic violence of Vladimir Putin'.
O' Brennan writes: 'The West is paying a high price for not developing a tougher approach to Putin’s banditry at an earlier stage. The symmetry between his consolidation of dictatorship at home and military aggression towards his neighbours is almost complete. There can be no doubt that it is he who is directing both the tempo and shape of the military campaign. Violence and ruthlessness define him, at home and abroad. His savage campaign to reconstruct the Russian imperium will not stop at Ukraine. We can’t say we didn’t know.
Date: Tuesday, 08 March 2022
Oleg Chupryna, PhD student at the Centre for European and Eurasian Studies, published this piece on the Ukraine Crisis with RTE Brainstorm. It covers all of the main issues related to the current dispute.
Date: Thursday, 03 February 2022
The theme of the talk was how COVID has impacted on the European Union and how the pandemic might further change Europe.
Date: Tuesday, 30 November 2021
Maynooth Centre for European and Eurasian Studies Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Spring 2021 events
Maynooth Centre for European and Eurasian Studies publishes the list of Events which it will host in Spring 2021
Date: Thursday, 26 August 2021
Prof. John O'Brennan will be one of the four external discussant in the event organized by Southern Eastern Europe on the 23 of June on the occasion of publication of the special issue: "Bulgaria's Socio- Political controversies: Speeding, Reshuffling, Slowing down".
Date: Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Upcoming publication "BALKAN LEGACIES The Long Shadow of Conflict and Ideological Experiment in Southeastern Europe" edited by Balázs Apor and John Paul Newman.
The upcoming volume "BALKAN LEGACIES The Long Shadow of Conflict and Ideological Experiment in Southeastern Europe" studies the aftermath of war and state socialism in the contemporary Balkans.
Date: Tuesday, 01 June 2021
Balkan Insight Article - "Word Games: Russian Language Disputes Could Again Fracture Moldova" (by Keith Harrington)
The article, written by our student Keith Harrington contextualises the current language dispute in Moldova, by utilising archival documents from both Transnistria and Moldova. It argues that the status of the Russian language has been a contentious issue in the country.
Date: Tuesday, 16 February 2021
Oleg Chupryna, one of the Centre’s doctoral students, has published a number of recent pieces examining the resurgence of war between Armenia and Azerbijan and the protracted crisis in Belarus following on from the recent Presidential election.
Date: Monday, 30 November 2020
Maynooth University is delighted to congratulate Prof John O’Brennan and Prof Tobias Lock on receiving Jean Monnet Awards under the EU’s Erasmus+ programme.
Date: Friday, 27 November 2020