Author profile: Patrick Bijsmans

Dr. Patrick Bijsmans is Assistant Professor in European Studies at Maastricht University. His research interests include Euroscepticism, media coverage of EU affairs and the European public sphere, as well as issues related to teaching and learning in European Studies. Patrick teaches BA and MA courses in in European Studies, covering topics such as EU politics and academic research and writing skills. He also coordinates the teacher training trajectory of the university’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Brexit, ‘the Media’ and the Illusive Nature of Euroscepticism

Brexit, ‘the Media’ and the Illusive Nature of Euroscepticism

Stereotypes commonly occurring in the British press go at the expense of people’s opportunities to inform themselves about the EU.

‘Brexit’: Word of the Year

‘Brexit’: Word of the Year

While many Europeans may have been shocked by Donald Trump’s victory, Eurosceptics across Europe seem to perceive it as a boost for their own politics.

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