European Integration

Interview – Erik Jones

E-International Relations • May 6 2021 • Features

Erik Jones talks about the EU’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, multinational governance, economic disparities, and the future of European integration.

Subsidiarity and the History of European Integration

Giuliana Laschi • Mar 14 2021 • Articles

Through policy adaptations reflected in buzzwords, such as transparency and accountability, financial democratisation and funding access, the EU has mounted an effective response to economic crises.

Global Migration and Local Integration: The European Refugee Crisis

Jörg Dürrschmidt • Mar 11 2021 • Articles

As a consequence of societal globalisation, there is an ongoing process similar to the ‘unbinding of politics’ in the context of EU migration and asylum policy.

Influential but Indifferent? Assessing the Role of the Public in European Politics

Joris Melman • Nov 24 2020 • Articles

Even though most Europeans seem to lack interest in (or at least knowledge of) European policymaking, the role of public opinion is bigger than ever.

Interview – Ian Manners

E-International Relations • Sep 16 2020 • Features

Professor Ian Manners discusses the EU as a global gender actor, European integration, and he explains planetary politics in relation to the EU.

The Process of European Integration Through the Lenses of Institutionalism

Albert Hayrapetyan • Sep 6 2020 • Articles

Institutionalism is probably the least helpful theory towards understanding the major events in the history of European integration.

The ‘European (Union) Identity’: An Overview

Ugur Tekiner • Apr 15 2020 • Articles

The European Identity has undergone many phases. The fluctuating course of the integration renders it a construct emerging within the limits of European unification.

The European Identity: An Attempt at a Novel Approach

Ugur Tekiner • Apr 15 2020 • Articles

The European Identity is caught amid five major tensions, so a novel approach can develop on the condition that its room of manoeuvre left by those tensions is overcome.

Austrian Elections: A ‘shift to the Right’ and a ‘mixed Bag’ for Europe

Christine Neuhold • Oct 24 2017 • Articles

Recent elections in Austria are a ‘mixed bag’ result for Europe, with the People’s Party speaking out for integration and the Freedom Party seeing ‘renationalisation’.

The German Election – What Does It Mean for Europe?

Charlotte Galpin • Oct 4 2017 • Articles

The election in Germany brings the country into line with other countries in Europe with strong right-wing populist parties.

Balkan Schrodinger’s Cat: The Case of Macedonian Democracy

Julija Brsakoska Bazerkoska • May 12 2017 • Articles

Urgent reforms on systemic rule of law issues and the restoration of freedom of expression need to occur in order to determine the future of Macedonian democracy.

National Religions: How to be Both Under God and Under the European Union?

François Foret • Dec 29 2015 • Articles

Religion may appear elusive in a European Union criticised for its abstraction, but the European context reinforces the national character of religions.

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