In the last weeks, yet another series of ‘natural’ catastrophes struck in different parts of the world: there was Hurricane Florence, an earthquake and a tsunami in Indonesia, and now, flash floods on the island of Mallorca and in the South of France. Vast areas have been devastated, thousands of people were wounded, and many […]
The 8th and 9th of October the seminar “Populism and the Future of European Integration”, organized by the Center for the Study of Democracy at the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria in Madrid, took place. Prof. Segbers got invited and talked on the 9th of October about “Eastern Europe and Euroscepticism”.
Yesterday, Prof. Segbers gave a talk for the Open Lithuania Foundation and Goethe-Institute Lithuania in Vilnius with the title “Today’s challenges and the crisis in the European Union: how serious is this?”.
Tensions in the EU have been simmering for some time. There were ongoing quarrels and contradictions during the Euro crisis, and then, as a consequence of unregulated immigration flows. In addition, the Italian government is planning to seriously run up their debts, violating all relevant stability rules. The EU reactions to Russian assertiveness in Crimea, […]
In its new online publication, the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD presents its work from 2008 to 2018, funding high-quality international summer schools both in Germany and abroad. Amongst the ten exemplary programs portrayed are our own Global Politics Seasonal Schools (GPSS). The DAAD brochure is available in German here, and we have recapped some […]