The EURASIA Project was the main focus of the 9th Virtual International Annual Research Conference of Symbiosis Law School Pune on Rule of Law in Context: Indian and Global Perspectives (SYMROLIC 2021) was held on the 12th and 13th March, 2021.
The EURASIA partners will be sharing the results of the project with a wider international academic audience in a dissemination conference organised by the Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) on April 23rd - April 25th 2021.
An international Think Tank Forum under the theme Fostering Closer People-to-people Exchanges for Mutual Understanding; Building Mutual Trust and Tolerance for Common Development, was held on 12th December 2020, supported by the Central Government and the People’s Government of Guangdong Province with the participation of more than 300 participants.
On the initiative of Symbiosis International University - Symbiosis Law School in Pune, India, the Seminar Series EURASIA DIALOGUES continues with the EURASIA Distinguished Speaker Programme. Over November and December 2020 lecturers from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", University of Catania, Italy, the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, and the Languages Company in London, UK, […]
The EURASIA project is presented as an achievement in internationalisation and transnational cooperation in the field of higher education on the Interlace podcast which aims to give a voice to a broad range of individuals in order to provide a comprehensive overview on all the aspects of internationalization in education and culture. The coordinator Prof. Dr. Maria Stoicheva answered questions about the project scope and...
Online learning and teaching about the European Union The authors of the EURASIA online courses and all partners of ERASMUS+ Project European Studies Revitalised across Asian Universities (EURASIA) are pleased to invite you to a webinar devoted to Online learning and teaching about the European Union. The webinar is free and can be attended on […]
The Embassy of India in association with Sofia University held an India-Bulgaria Webinar on the topic of “Governance Reforms: Post COVID-19” on Friday, 24 July 2020 at 2:30 p.m. The lead speaker from the Indian side were Mr. V. Srinivas, Additional Secretary to the Government of India at the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and […]
EURASIA Online Dissemination Conference Follow-up Seminar Transferring European Concepts into Asian Languages June 18th, 2020
The EURASIA project team organised an online follow-up seminar to expand on Panel Four of the EURASIA Online Dissemination Conference – EU Language Policy. The seminar seeked to explore further the concepts of multilingualism and plurilingualism as well as pluriculturalism and interculturalism, and translanguaging (widely used in EU and Council of Europe policy documents) and […]
The EURASIA partners gathered onlne on July 13, 2020 and July 14, 2020 to discuss the road ahead. Altogether 20 representatives of the European and the Asian universities discussed the revised project schedule according to the granted extension of the project. Plans were made regarding the further enrichment and enhancement of the courses developed by […]
The Erasmus+ EURASIA: European Studies Revitalised across Asian Universities (Project ID: 585968-EPP-1-2017-1-BG-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP) project online dissemination conference is scheduled to take place on May 28th and 29th 2020. Issues related to the internationalisation of higher education, new perspectives of teaching EU law at Asian universities, the challenges of teaching and learning in a post-pandemic world and […]
The EURASIA consortium gathered virtually together for an online project meeting on April 24th, 2020. The meeting was held via the Zoom platform. All partners were represented at the meeting which was also attended by the project External Evaluators. The partners had a lively discussion of the emergency situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic with […]
A substantial part of the EURASIA project activities is related to the creation of an online training environment populated with EU Studies courses. These courses have been developed by the partnering EU universities in consultation with the partner universities in China and India. After the mini-pilots in November-December 2019 whose aim was to test the system functionalities and deal with any […]
The Eurasia team from O. P. Jindal Global University organised a public seminar open to academics, students and other interested participants on November 6th, 2019, at Jindal Global Educational and Professional Academy, NTH Complex in New Delhi. The event entitled “The Search for European Identity and the Future of EU Integration” was opened by Professor (Dr.) […]
Academics from Symbiosis International University in India, Law School – Pune took part in the latest round of EURASIA short-term training (September 31st - October 4th, 2019). The main focus of the visit was the refinement and content validation of the EURASIA courses to be implemented in SLS – Pune. During the training, on 30 […]
On November 11th, 2019 Symbiosis Law School Pune (SLS-P) together with the Symbiosis Center for European Studies (SCIE – SCES) & Symbiosis Teaching Learning Resource Centre (STLRC) of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) hosted a cascade training to enhance the effect of the long and short training rounds held in Sofia, Catania and Krakow and to disseminate […]
O.P. Jindal Global University hosted the third EURASIA project meeting on its premises in Sonipat and New Delhi, India, on November 5-6 2019.The consortium partners gathered together to discuss the outcomes of the training rounds held in Sofia, Catania and Krakow. The courses prepared as a result of these visits as well as their accreditation […]
Prof. Maria STOICHEVA, Coordinator of EURASIA Project, participated in the conference on EU-China relations in the light of connectivity, organised by the Brussels Academy for China and European Studies and the Confucius Institute at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, and Egmont Institute, in Brussels on the 3rd October 2019. https://www.eventbrite.com/o/egmont-institute-eu-asia-centre-and-baces-14964844733 The Conference discussed the growing importance […]
Between the 2nd and the 5th July, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" hosted the Europe - Asia international seminar as part of the activities of the "Europe - Asia" Research Centre established earlier this year. The event was part of the educational programme of the EURASIA Project and marked the beginning of the active work […]
On September 13th and 14th, 2019, Symbiosis Law School Pune (constituent of the Symbiosis International University in India) hosted its 8th International Annual Research Conference on Rule of Law in Context: Indian and Global Perspectives (SYMROLIC 2019). Dr. Shashikala Gurpur, Fulbright Scholar, Dean of the Faculty of Law at SIU and Director of Symbiosis Law School, Pune, in […]
Students from SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIVERSITY (which joined the EURASIA project consortium as an associate partner last year) took part in an international summer school hosted by the Faculty of Law at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” (from 6th to 12th June 2019). As part of the summer school programme, Prof. Dr. Maria Stoicheva gave […]
On March 27th, 2019 the Academic Council of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” adopted a decision to establish a Research Centre “Europe-Asia ” under the framework of the EURASIA project. The aim of the new unit is to disseminate the EURASIA project results among wider audiences, to enhance the collaboration between European and Asian higher […]
The“European identity and culture” international seminar, moderated by Professor Dr. Maria Stoicheva, took place on May 31st, 2019 at the Conference Hall of the House of Europe in Sofia, Bulgaria. The seminar was part of the Sixth International Conference of the European Studies Department, Faculty of Philosophy at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” – “EU […]
On May 27th, 2019, two public lectures were delivered a part of the seminar series EURASIA Dialogues. The lectures were organised by the Europe-Asia Research Centre at Sofia University. Professor WANG Xiaohai (Jean Monnet Chair) from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in Guangdong, China gave a lecture on the topic of intercultural communication with regard […]
Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” hosted two parallel sessions of the Diplomatic, Economic, Academic and Cultural Days (DEAC) on April 25th, 2018. The Forum, which took place within the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, was chaired by Baron Ernst de Lamin de Bex. One of the panels of parallel sessions, which […]
The Rector of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Prof. Anastas Gerdjikov, signed an agreement on tripartite scientific, cultural and economic cooperation between Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski ", CIDIC (European Centre of Economic Diplomacy) and the Brussels Academy for China & European Studies (BACES), an academic platform based in Brussels, representing Renmin University of China, […]
The launch event of the project EURASIA – Revitalizing European Studies Across Asian Universities – took place in Sofia (Bulgaria) on 21-24 May, 2018. The project coordinator, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, hosted delegations from the eight partner universities: Jagiellonian University (Poland), University of Catania (Italy), O.P. Jindal Global University (India), Symbiosis International University (India), […]
On May 21st, 2018, at the House of Europe, the EURASIA project partners were specially welcomed by Ognyan Zlatev, head of the Representation of the European Commission in Bulgaria. He emphasised the fact that European universities had been working and cooperating together for decades but that at the present time they had the chance to […]
On May 21st, 2018, at the House of Europe, the EURASIA project partners attended а Public Lecture within the Kapuscinski Development Lecture series. The event is part of the internationally acclaimed Kapuscinski Development Lectures, named after the prominent Polish journalist and writer Richard Kapuscinski, author of a number of books and reports for developing countries around […]
The EURASIA project partners had the unique opportunity to join the traditional celebratory procession led by Bulgarian government officials, academia, schools, teachers and citizens on the occasion of 24 May, the Day of Bulgarian Culture and Cyrillic Alphabet.
On 13 July 2018Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” organised and hosted a training for PhD students from the SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIVERSITY – which joined the EURASIA project consortium as an associate partner. The SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIVERSITY ranks 101-150 on the Academic Ranking of World Universities list for 2018 .
The President of the Republic of India Ram Nath Kovind delivers a speech at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
On September 5th 2018, the President of the Republic of India Rah Nath Kovind delivered a lecture at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski”. The main focus of his lecture was on education as an instrument of change and common prosperity. He discussed the importance of the long-standing relations between India and Bulgaria in the field […]
The project manager of the EURASIA, project Professor Maria Stoicheva, together with other scholars from Europe and China, took part in an academic debate about the EU – China relationship under the title of “EU-China Comprehensive Strategic Partnership”. The debate took place on October 2nd, 2018 in Egmont Palace in Brussels. It was organised by […]
On October 31st, 2018, a delegation from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, which hosts the Confucius Institute in Sofia, Bulgaria, visited Beijing Foreign Studies University. The delegation was received by the School of European Languages and Cultures (SELC). The scholars and educators from Bulgaria exchanged views on university education, Bulgarian language education and other related […]
On 2 November 2018, the participants in the first training session under the EURASIA Project, held by the Department of Political and Social Science of the University of Catania, met the Municipality of Catania. Professors from the four Asian partners met the Commissioner of the Catania Municipality for EU policies, Sergio Parisi, the Head and […]
The second meeting of the EURASIA project consortium took place November 2-3, 2018 at the University of Catania in Catania, Italy. Discussions focused on the results and achievements in the first project year, which include a comparative assessment of the teaching needs and capacity of the Indian and Chinese universities to introduce courses in European […]
Attending the Academic Entrepreneurship Through Efficient Use of EU Funding seminar The participants in the second training event under the EURASIA project were also able to take part in a training seminar organised by the Doctoral Centre at Sofia University – “Academic Entrepreneurship Through Efficient Use of EU Funding – ІI”. Link to the seminar […]
On December 8th, 2018, the participants in the second training event under the EURASIA project attended the official academic celebration of the 130th Anniversary of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. The event took place at the Ivan Vazov National Theatre. The academic ceremony was accompanied by a special concert.
On the morning of December 12th, 2018, the participants in the EURASIA project training in Sofia were invited to visit the Information Centre of the Representation of the European Commission in Sofia at the House of Europe. They were introduced to the structure and institutions of the EU as well as to its internal and […]
On December 12th, 2018, the participants in the EURASIA project training in Sofia visited the Bulgarian National Radio, which is the oldest broadcasting Bulgarian medium. They were introduced to the history and the development of the Bulgarian National Radio and had a tour of its various studios for recording and broadcasting symphonic, jazz and pop […]
On January, 28th, 2019, the participants in the third EURASIA training session took part in Citizens’ Dialogue - the Future of the EU Budget after 2020 – Cohesion or Flexibility? The event was organised and hosted by the European Parliament Liaison Office in Poland and the European Commission representation in Poland in Krakow. The discussion […]
On March, 8th, 2019, SHASHIKALA GURPUR, Fulbright Scholar, director, Symbiosis Law School, Pune; dean, Faculty of Law, Symbiosis international (Deemed University), has been conferred the annual Kittur Rani Chennamma Award 2018-19 by the government of Karnataka for her achievement in the field of education and contribution to women empowerment. As part of International Women’s Day […]
On March 13th, 2019 Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” hosted the celebration of ASEM Day 2019 under the EURASIA project. The event was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria including the Director of the Directorate Asia, Australia and Oceania and by the Ambassadors of several ASEM and […]