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EUEve Academics participate in discussion on federalism in Myanmar

Two  members of the Europe and Everyday CRN – Dr Soeren Keil and Paul Anderson, both of Canterbury Christ Church University’s Politics and International Relations department, – in collaboration with UN Women, the Hanns Seidel Foundation – Myanmar and the Centre for Development and Ethnic … Continue reading

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Roma Stigmatisation as a Mobilising Tool for Noua Dreaptă in Timişoara, Romania

The social, political and economic restructuring that followed the collapse of the communist regimes in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union had dramatic and lasting effects, providing fertile ground for the far right. Membership of the EU brought new … Continue reading

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New Federalism project: ’50 Shades of Federalism’

Our co-convenor Dr. Soeren Keil and communications officer Paul Anderson have launched a new federalism project entitled, ’50 Shades of Federalism’. Having identified five main themes – Case Studies, Conflict Resolution, Diversity Management, Policies and Theory – the central aim … Continue reading

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Elections are Dead. Long Live Elections! What do the Mueller Investigation and the Catalan Referendum Protests Have in Common?

On the surface, the Mueller investigation into the Trump-Russia relations and the protests following the Catalan referendum violence for independence seem to be distant, disparate and unrelated events. However, they share one common, albeit implicit premise: both imply that elections … Continue reading

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Does the process of European integration help foment a party cartel in young democracies?

The concept of the ‘party cartel’ first devised by Katz and Mair in their seminal 1995 article Changing Models of Party Organization and Party Democracy: The Emergence of the Cartel Party has been one of the most influential pieces of … Continue reading

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The Second EUEve Workshop, Canterbury Christ Church University, 20-21 September 2017

The second EUEve workshop (UACES CRN Europe and the Everyday) took place on the 20 and 21 of September at Canterbury Christ Church University. The workshop, entitled ‘Democratic Recession and Europe in Flux’, offered an interdisciplinary analysis of some of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshop: ‘Democratic Recession and Europe In Flux’

The second UACES CRN ‘Europe and the Everyday’ Workshop will take place on the 20 and 21 of September at Canterbury Christ Church University. Detailed below is the workshop programme. Attendance is free and open to all. If you are … Continue reading

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