The EU’s Security Role in South Korea: from Bystander to Main Actor

Since initiating diplomatic ties 55 years ago, both the Republic of Korea and the European Union have benefited significantly from increased cross-sectoral cooperation. In...

Brexit Two Years On: Uncertainty in London, an Opportunity for the Western Balkans?

On June 23, 2016, European politics were shaken to the core by the United Kingdom’s decision to exit the European Union. Two years later,...

The Female Tide of Russian Conservatism

A century ago, after revolutions which toppled the Tsar, Russia became one of the first countries to grant women the right to vote. International...

The death of an Empire, the birth of a Republic: Austria commemorates its 100th...

This year, Austria commemorates the 100th anniversary of the deaths of four titans of Viennese modernism: Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Kolomon Moser and Otto...

The European Narrative: EU & the Media

The state of the media in the European Union is under intense pressure, facing threats such as fake news and physical risk to journalists,...

The Church of Contradictions: a Review of Pope Francis’ Five Year Tenure

This March marks five years since Pope Francis’ 2013 election, inheriting what the Washington Post called an “office demystified by scandal.” The Catholic Church’s...
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Bucking the System – A New Campaign Strategy Changes Austrian Elections

Using an anti-system campaign strategy has defined a new approach to elections across Europe, with the Austrian Freedom Party joining the Austrian People’s Party...
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Russian War Games Spark Fear in the West

Zapad 2017 (“The West 2017”) represented the biggest Russian-led military exercise since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, and has raised concerns among military...

Gibraltar after Brexit: Where Will the Rock End Up?

The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union last June, commonly known as Brexit, shocked not only the world, but also many subjects...

In uncertain terms: How current narratives influence refugee integration

Strewn across the front page of newspapers and littered on News Feeds, Austria’s recent ban of the full-face veil in public places has been...

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