ECFR’s director Mark Leonard talks with Tom Nuttall, author of the Charlemagne column in the Economist, and Susi Dennison, director of ECFR's European Power programme, about May's real reasons for calling elections and the implications for the Brexit negotiations.
The podcast was recorded on 21st April 2017.
Alexander Betts & Paul Collier, Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System
Hanya Yanagihara, A Little Life
Emmanuel Macron, Révolution
Christopher H. Achen & Larry M. Bartels, Democracy for Realists: Why Elections Do Not Produce Responsive Government
Michael Gove, Now we’ll find out what Mayism stands for, The Times, 21st April 2017
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Expecting the Unexpected?: the UK & the 2019 European elections
London - 21 May 19
With the UK now participating in the European Parliament elections, commentators have touted them as second referendum on Brexit. But what will mobilise voters to turn out, and what should we expect from the outcome? Will an anti-EU block emerge as the new political force, or will younger, pro-Europeans mobilise around an optimistic and progressive vision for Europe? and what does the result mean for the of Europe?
Turkey and the Transatlantic Alliance: Navigating Challenges and Opportunities in the Middle East
London - 25 Apr 19
How can differences between the US, EU, and Turkey be successful navigated in the Middle East?
US Sanctions & Economic Warfare: Impact for Europe
London - 04 Dec 18
Discussing US secondary sanctions
Midterms, sanctions, INF: where do we stand with US-Russia Relations?
London - 09 Nov 18
Developments in US-Russia relations
Book Presentation: “Preventing Palestine”: A Discussion with Seth Anziska
London - 11 Oct 18
With Seth Anziska, University College London
Moderated by Hugh Lovatt, ECFR Policy Fellow
Thursday 11 October, 12.30-13.30 (registration from 12.15)
ECFR, 4th floor, Tennyson House, 159-165 Great Portland St, London W1W 5PA
Yemen after Geneva: What future for peace efforts in Yemen?
London - 10 Oct 18
Wednesday 10 October 2018, 09:00-10:00 (registration from 08.45)
Venue: ECFR, 4th Floor, Tennyson House, 159-165 Great Portland Street, London W1W 5PA
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Widening security ties in the Sahel and North Africa
London - 02 Oct 18
Examining the shifting political and security linkages across the Sahel and North Africa
The new Indo-pacific: America, China, India and the future geopolitics of Asia
London - 07 Sep 18
Discussion on Asia's rapidly changing geopolitical scene
Has the refugee crisis pushed Britain one step closer to a “Brexit”? (Commentary)
Mark Leonard - 30 September 2015
The refugee crisis will make the campaign to keep Britain in Europe much more complicated to win.
Germany does not expect a pro-active Britain (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 14 May 2015
The UK elections have not solved the British question for Europe, and thus the German headache will remain.
What David Cameron’s victory means for the rest of Europe (Commentary)
Mark Leonard - 08 May 2015
A look at the four key questions about the coming British referendum on the EU.
Affinity without purpose: Britain and Germany in the EU (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 26 January 2015
British-German relations, while shaped by a mutual sense of respect, are almost at a loss on a common agenda.
What can go wrong for Europe in 2015? (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 09 January 2015
Two all-too-plausible scenarios could turn 2015 into an annus horribilis for the Union.