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The EU Challenge: Teaching an Institution in Crisis

The EU Challenge: Teaching an Institution in Crisis

While ongoing crises present challenges in the classroom, they also provide opportunities to demonstrate that EU politics is important for students

Implications of the Securitisation of Migration

Implications of the Securitisation of Migration

The securitization of migration reinforces a politics of fear and racism.

Fortress Europe?  Porous Borders and EU Dependence on Neighbour Countries

Fortress Europe? Porous Borders and EU Dependence on Neighbour Countries

EU borders cannot be understood without understanding the relations with its neighbours and the stability in its borderlands. The image of Fortress Europe is too naïve.

Interview – Ivan Krastev

Interview – Ivan Krastev

Ivan Krastev discusses Russia’s troubled relationship with the West, the problems with democratic triumphalism, and the role of the EU in the post-Cold War world.

What’s Wrong with the Refugee Convention?

What’s Wrong with the Refugee Convention?

The UN Refugee Convention and the rights and obligations which flow from it are inadequate and need to be fundamentally revised.

Review – The EU’s Foreign Policy: What Kind of Power and Diplomatic Action?

Review – The EU’s Foreign Policy: What Kind of Power and Diplomatic Action?

This thought-provoking volume on the EU’s role as an international actor contains numerous strong chapters, but sadly their coherence together as a whole is lacking.

Interview – Nando Sigona

Interview – Nando Sigona

Dr. Sigona discusses the ongoing refugee crisis in the Euro-Mediterranean region, and the need for the EU to find a sustainable and humane response at its borders.

The Greek Referendum as Societal Schism

The Greek Referendum as Societal Schism

Regardless the Greek referendum’s turnout, Greece will not be able to avoid another austerity plan that will hinder the country’s non-existent ascent to development.

Why National Parliaments in the EU Should Be Empowered

Why National Parliaments in the EU Should Be Empowered

Enhancing the role of parliaments in EU decision-making offers a way to reconnect the integration process with the communal self-rule of the states and their citizens.

The Irish Same-Sex Marriage Referendum: Its Meaning for LGBT Rights in the EU

The Irish Same-Sex Marriage Referendum: Its Meaning for LGBT Rights in the EU

LGBT rights promotion across Europe remains an elite-level project. The EU must work directly with national partners to demonstrate that they matter equally.

The European Left after Recession and Representation: Social Democracy or Bust?

The European Left after Recession and Representation: Social Democracy or Bust?

The less austere management of European capitalism would amount to an attempt to revive the spirit of social democracy, despite it having been exposed as a dead end.

The UK after the 2015 General Election: Doomed to Be a ‘Failed State’?

The UK after the 2015 General Election: Doomed to Be a ‘Failed State’?

Brexit is not an inevitability. In the absence of charismatic pro-European voices, the pro-EU camp will struggle to make its voice heard against eurosceptic voices.

Greeks and Psychiatry in Crisis

Greeks and Psychiatry in Crisis

The post-2008 financial crisis goes beyond the economic problems that Greece now faces. It has also created a generalized crisis in the field of psychiatry.

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