Hawke EU Centre for Mobilities, Migrations and Cultural Transformations

  • Arab Springs unrest

    EU Climate Diplomacy Week

    In recognition of European Climate Diplomacy Week, the Hawke EU Centre presents the Adelaide screening of The Age of Consequences documentary followed by a panel debate at Palace Nova Cinema on Tuesday 20 June 2017.

  • Europe Now

    Europe Now

    In this series, we look to European Ambassadors for their perspectives on the challenges facing the European Union.

    Episode 6
    H.E. Mrs Nineta Bărbulescu 
    Ambassador, Romania

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  • EU Headquarters Vienna

    Amabasador Lecture Series 2017

    New in 2017, the Hawke EU Centre Ambassador Lecture Series addresses topics such as migration, trade and globalisation, innovation and science, climate change and the future of the EU after Brexit.

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  • EU Summer course

    Hawke EU Centre Ambassadorial Scholarship Awarded

    Fourth year Law/International Relations student, Seamus Brand will travel to Europe in August to attend a ten day summer school on the challenges and opportunities facing Europe. 

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  • Tsunami

    Hawke EU Centre hosts disasters conference

    In partnership with the Japan Foundation, the Hawke EU Centre hosts Mobile Cultures of Disaster, a two day conference exploring cultural and mobile aspects of disasters.

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The Hawke EU Centre for Mobilities, Migrations and Cultural Transformations seeks to develop dialogue and cooperation between the European community and Australia in regards to matters of migration, asylum and refugee protection.

A special focus of the centre concerns the field of migration, asylum and protection issues, and related matters arising in the pursuance of the protection of citizens; the safeguarding of rights; the preservation of borders; and related matters of security and justice.

By pursuing a vigorous program of activities, the Hawke EU Centre’s primary mission is to directly address the political importance of planning and learning through bilateral dialogues, particularly in regard to our shared commitments to the respect and promotion of human rights, fundamental freedoms, democracy and the rule of law, to engage with the political, economic and cultural importance of the EU and its relationship with Australia.

The Hawke EU Centre is a research centre based within the portfolio of the Deputy Vice Chancellor and Vice President: External Relations and Strategic Projects.


Anthony Elliott

Hawke EU Centre Executive Director Professor Anthony Elliott appointed new role

In June 2016, Executive Director of the Hawke EU Centre, Professor Anthony Elliott was appointed a new role as Dean: External Engagement in the Deputy Vice Chancellor’s Portfolio: External Relations and Strategic Relations.

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Hawke EU Centre Brochure

The Hawke EU Centre has recently released a new glossy brochure on its purpose and mission

Learn more about the Hawke EU Centre, including its people, research projects, events and other activities related to the centre!

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Hawke EU Centre

University of South Australia
GPO Box 2471, Adelaide SA 5001

ph +61 8 8302 2949
fax +61 8 8302 2973
email: hawkeeucentre@unisa.edu.au

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