Romania ahead of the EU presidency (Commentary)
Luka Orešković - 11 December 2018
Bucharest should use the six-month rotating presidency of the European Council to work on the country’s European image
True north: Finland’s commitment to the European project (Commentary)
Almut Möller - 06 December 2018
Finland is an enthusiastic member of the European Union - but it could do with making more links across the continent
Taking back control: How European citizens are slowly gaining power (Commentary)
Caroline de Gruyter - 03 December 2018
Transfer of power to Brussels may weaken member states, but it empowers citizens - it is a pity EU citizens do not know their own power
Wildest Dream: A costly election for Georgia’s ruling party (Commentary)
Tornike Sharashenidze - 30 November 2018
This week, Georgians chose a new president in a controversial election. Now, they have to live up to their promises
Loss adjustment: European politics realigns for Brexit (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 26 November 2018
Unfulfilled expectations have caused traditional allies to shift their focus away from the UK
Slovenia’s Greta Garbo syndrome (Commentary)
Marko Lovec - 15 November 2018
Findings from ECFR’s EU28 survey suggest that Slovenia has such a high expectation of potential partners that it risks to end up alone
Living on the edge: Could Bulgaria ally with the Visegrád group? (Commentary)
Daniel Stefanov - 09 November 2018
Frustration with Bulgaria’s marginalized position in the EU may prompt politicians in Sofia to rethink its attitude towards Europe
The Iron Chancellor: Angela Merkel’s endgame (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 01 November 2018
For now, Europe will get more of the Merkel it knows so well: pragmatic, process-minded, and vision-free.
European election 2019: Can we cry wolf one more time? (Commentary)
José Ignacio Torreblanca - 31 October 2018
If Europhobic parties gain significant ground in June next year, it will be as much the fault of the mainstream parties as the insurgents
by Richard Gowan - 08th May, 2018
Brexit has the potential to upset European coordination on development and human rights across the UN system.
by Ulrike Esther Franke - 17th April, 2018
Polls and interviews conducted for the paper indicate that German millennials are surprisingly conservative and liable to status quo bias.
by Josef Janning - 05th February, 2018
Despite financial and refugee crises, research suggests the European Union is getting stronger, not weaker.
by Piotr Buras - 07th September, 2017
If Poland continues to drift away from the EU it will not only diminish its own influence, but also undermine the EU’s internal cohesion.
by Mark Leonard - 30th August, 2017
The EU’s survival depends on protecting its citizens from the forces it has created
by Gustav Gressel - 14th July, 2017
Anti-Western elements, exploitable by the Kremlin, exist not only on the fringes of European politics, but reach right into the heart of established parties.
Eine Podiumsdiskussion mit
Anne-Marie Descôtes, Botschafterin der Französischen Republik in Deutschland
Michael Roth, Staatsminister für Europa, Auswärtiges Amt
Moderation: Lykke Friis, Korrespondentin Berlingske, dänische Ministerin für Klima und Energie a.D.
Input: Josef Janning, Leiter ECFR Berlin und Senior Policy Fellow
Mehr Informationen unter: https://www.ecfr.eu/eucoalitionexplorer
The postwar liberal order has weakened whilst liberal democracy appears fragile and polarised. Mark Leonard speaks with Professor John Ikenberry from Princeton University about the decline of faith in democracy and whether Europe can save the world order.
Richard Cobden, The Apostle Of Free Trade: His Political Career And Public Services
Can Europe save the world order? by Anthony Dworkin and Mark Leonard
Mark Leonard speaks with Heidi Tworek, Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, about the potential damage to content providers that could follow from the US Federal Communication Commission’s decision to discard net neutrality. The podcast was recorded on 18 December 2017.
Everyobody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
Mark Leonard speaks with Shahin Vallée, former Economic Advisor to the President of the European Council and to Emmanuel Macron when he was French Economy Minister. They discuss what Macron’s plans are for Europe and what it might lead to.
L’Art de perdre by Alice Zeniter
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard discusses the consequences of the German political crisis for Germany and for Europe with ECFR's Berlin office director, Josef Janning, and policy fellow, Ulrike Franke.
The podcast was recorded on 22nd November 2017.
Ivan Krastev, After Europe
Richard Youngs, Europe Reset: New Directions for the EU
H.G. Wells, The War in the Air
Timothy Garton Ash, "It’s the Kultur, Stupid", in NY Review of Books, December 2017
In this new episode of our summer series, ECFR's director Mark Leonard and Policy Fellow Anthony Dworkin talk with Martin Wolf about the economic origins of the populist surge that is undermining the liberal order.
**Disclaimer: Imperfect audio quality
Martin Wolf is chief economics commentator at the Financial Times.
Martin Wolf, The Shifts and the Shocks: What we’ve learned – and have still to learn – from the financial crisis
Martin Wolf's columns in the Financial Times.
Stephen King, Sleeping Beauties
Wolfgang Streeck, Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism
Walter Scheidel, The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century
ECFR’s Anthony Dworkin is joined by Gary Gibbon, the political editor of Channel 4 News, and Susi Dennison, the head of ECFR's European Power programme, to discuss what the Tories, Britain and the EU want after Brexit.
The podcast was recorded on 6th October 2017.
Yanis Varoufakis, Adults in the Room: My Battle With Europe’s Deep Establishment
Ivan Krastev, After Europe
Graham Stewart, Burying Caesar : Churchill, Chamberlain And The Battle For The Tory Party
Gary Younge, Another Day in the Death of America
Oona Hathaway and Scott Shapiro, The Internationalists
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Berlin - 06 Dec 18
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Europa in der Mottenkiste? Sicherheitspolitik und die Zukunft des Multilateralismus
Berlin - 26 Nov 18
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Comida de trabajo: Facing Russia’s Disinformation: the UK’s Strategy and Recent Experience
Madrid - 15 Nov 18
Almuerzo de trabajo, en colaboración con la Embajada británica en España y la organización Integrity Initiative, sobre cómo hacer frente a la desinformación rusa y cuál es la estrategia y las experiencias de Reino Unido.
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Berlin - 02 Nov 18
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Paris - 19 Oct 18
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