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Energy politics: Empowerment or dependency

http://seesoxcentral.blogspot.co.uk Monday, 2 February 2015 Energy Politics: Empowerment or dependency David Madden (Senior Member, St Antony’s College, Oxford)The second seminar in the series Global South East Europe in a multi-polar world, “Energy Politics: Empowerment or dependency” took place on 28 January. Konstantinos Filis (Institute of International Relations, Athens) spoke about trends in the European gas market, … Continue reading

Workshop on Energy Politics: 28th January @St.Antony’s Oxford

Energy politics: Empowerment or dependency? Diana Bozhilova (King’s College, London) and Constantinos Filis (Panteion University ) Androulla Kaminara (European Commission)Chair: David Madden St Antony’s College, Oxford Wednesday 28 January, 17:00 Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford 20150128 Energy poster pdf

Turkey’s geo-strategic energy links with Russia

This paper examines Turkey’s increasing dependency on Russian energy exports. Turkey aspires to become an energy hub for supply to Europe. This would, on the one hand, increase its energy security and on the other, will ensure that it has sufficient energy for its own needs which will be partly guaranteed by the fact that … Continue reading

Energy and security in the East Mediterranean

Energy and security in the East Mediterranean: How energy will play an increasingly important role in the security of the East Mediterranean The link below gives access to an article I have written and which has been published by South East Europe Studies at Oxford  (SEESOX) of St. Antony’s College as an Opinion Piece. Views … Continue reading

Now there is a window of opportunity for decisions leading to the optimization of the benefits from East Mediterranean natural gas discoveries

 The discovery of natural gas in the South East Mediterranean is without a doubt, very good news for the countries concerned and for the region in general.  To what extend these discoveries will constitute a game changer for the countries concerned will not only depend on the timing and the content of the decisions they … Continue reading

Turkey and the East Mediterranean natural gas: What does it mean for Europe and the world ?

Report on the roundtable discussion that was held on the 10th March 2014. The article that has appeared in the EUCERS Newsletter – page 10-12 and was written by Justus Andreas http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/warstudies/research/groups/eucers/newsletter33.pdf In this year’s series of five roundtable discussions, co-hosted by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) in London, … Continue reading

Seminar: Security and Energy in the Eastern Mediterranean – 12th Feb

Security and Energy in the Eastern Mediterranean  Speaker: Androulla Kaminara (St Antony’s College, Oxford) Discussant: Gareth Winrow (Independent Analyst) Chair: Avi Shlaim (St Antony’s College, Oxford) Wednesday, 12th February at 12.30pm Lunch provided European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road Please contact european.studies@sant.ox.ac.uk or telephone 01865 274470

O χρόνος «πιέζει» για τις ανακαλύψεις φυσικού αερίου στη Νοτιοανατολική Μεσόγειο

 Οι ανακαλύψεις κοιτασμάτων φυσικού αερίου στη Νοτιοανατολική Μεσόγειο είναι, χωρίς αμφιβολία, πολύ καλή είδηση για την περιοχή. Ωστόσο, αν αυτές οι ανακαλύψεις θα επιφέρουν σημαντικές θετικές αλλαγές και πλούτο στις χώρες αυτές, θα εξαρτηθεί, όχι μόνο από τις αποφάσεις που λαμβάνονται από τις ίδιες τις χώρες, Ισραήλ , Κύπρος , Λίβανος , κ.τ.λ., αλλά από … Continue reading

the clock is ticking for South East Mediterranean natural gas discoveries

The discoveries of natural gas deposits in the South East Mediterranean are without a doubt, very good news for the countries concerned and for the region.  However, if these discoveries will constitute a game changer with long term affects for these countries will not only depend on the decisions taken by the countries themselves – … Continue reading

Natural Gas in the Eastern Mediterranean – Opportunities and challenges

The European Centre for Energy and Resource Security and Sabanci University organised a conference on East Med Natural Gas on the 19th of November. The Newsletter of EUCERS highlights some of the findings of this very interesting conference. The link is provided below: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/warstudies/research/groups/eucers/newsletter29.pdf

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