Post Tagged with: "Europe"

Student Feature – Spotlight on Kosovo’s “Special Court”

Student Feature – Spotlight on Kosovo’s “Special Court”

Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC) and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office (SPO) is a new ‘hybrid’ court, but concerns over witnesses, security, and legitimacy persist.

Interview – Christian Davies

Interview – Christian Davies

Journalist Christian Davies talks to us about the current situation in Poland, Poland and Hungary’s relations with the EU, and some of the challenges facing journalists.

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Review – The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

Richard Sakwa argues this is a strange book that attempts to defend the liberal order but demonstrates similar failings to other books within the New Cold War literature.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Queer Theory and Sexual Equality

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Queer Theory and Sexual Equality

Queer Theory allows analysis not just of Gender categories, but also how these function within the politico-economic context.

Review – The Left Case Against the EU

Review – The Left Case Against the EU

An important contribution to the left debate over the European Union that mercilessly shatters many of the arguments presented by ‘remain and reform’ advocates.

Great Power Meddling in Central Europe: 1914–45

Great Power Meddling in Central Europe: 1914–45

During the Great War, the interwar period, and World War 2 the area situated between Germany and Russia became the target of covert or direct expansion.

Interview – Alfredo Hernandez Sanchez

Interview – Alfredo Hernandez Sanchez

Alfredo Hernandez Sanchez discusses sovereign debt management in Mexico and Ecuador, causes of the Euro-debt crisis and UK sovereign debt in light of a no-deal Brexit.

Review – Brexit: The Uncivil War

Review – Brexit: The Uncivil War

This drama speaks to the divide between old and new politics, civility and hatred, and largely succeeds in a balanced critique of both the Leave and Remain campaigns.

Review – Security Entrepreneurs: Performing Protection in Post-Cold War Europe

Review – Security Entrepreneurs: Performing Protection in Post-Cold War Europe

The book examines the approach to security privatization taken in four Eastern European states, revealing the influence of global norms and the post-communist transition.

Lewis Bush, photographed at Sir John Soane's Museum, London

Interview – Lewis Bush

Lewis Bush talks about the utilisation of visual art to comment on global issues such as Brexit, the European debt crisis, Trump and state practices of espionage.

Review – Hunger and Fury: The Crisis of Democracy in the Balkans

Review – Hunger and Fury: The Crisis of Democracy in the Balkans

Mujanović’s book outlines the crisis of democracy and failure of Western efforts to democratise the Balkan region but offers pessimism as well as hope for the future.

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