Professor John O'Brennan addressed the 'Ireland and the EU at 50' conference on 27th October in Dublin.
Date: Monday, 07 November 2022
John O Brennan spoke to Claire Byrne on Today with Claire Byrne on the death of Mikhail Gorbachev and how he impacted on Europe.
Date: Monday, 12 September 2022
BBC Tory Debate | Today with Claire Byrne - RTÉ Radio 1 on 26 July 2022, Oireachtas News on 27 June 2022, Euronews on 12 August 2022
Date: Thursday, 25 August 2022
John O' Brennan published a new piece in Balkan Insight which argues that a recent decision by a Bulgarian Court to extradite a Russian dissident to Russia represents a flagrant challenge to Bulgaria's membership of the European Union.
Date: Monday, 22 August 2022
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