Category Archives: Euroscepticism

“The UK political situation – not so strong and stable!”

(This pre-election comment was originally published in La Razon, on Thursday 8 June. Read the original article here ) On April 18, the British Prime Minister Theresa May dissolved the Parliament and called snap elections for June 8, supported by the required two-thirds … Continue reading

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What Macron’s victory means for Brexit

Amidst the turbulent past few weeks of UK-EU Brexit wrangling, relatively little attention has been paid to the effect the election of a new French president will have on these negotiations. UK tabloids have been busy instead making hay with … Continue reading

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France, Europe and ‘Frexit’: Was the French election a vote on ‘Europe’?

In a recent blog post, Caterina Froio has correctly noted that the politicisation of Europe has been one of the central factors in the French election campaign. While Europe is often a secondary issue in election campaigns, in this case it … Continue reading

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Europe and the Everyday CRN at IPSA World Congress, Poland, 2016.

The UACES CRN ‘Europe and the Everyday’ was strongly represented at the 2016 International Political Science Association (IPSA) World Congress, held between 23-28 July in Poznan, Poland. Both Drs Simona Guerra and Soeren Keil, two of the network coordinators, presented … Continue reading

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Federalism: the source and antidote to Euroscepticism?

Federalism: the source and antidote to Euroscepticism? Simon Bransden The UK votes on 23 June on whether to continue to participate in a political system that has federal characteristics, and which for Michael Burgess, a leading scholar, is firmly rooted … Continue reading

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The Great British Delusion over Europe

The Great British Delusion over Europe Introduction The United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU), is a story full of confusion, misunderstandings, mutual grievance and yet somehow also one of mutual need, love and support. To understand the complex relationship between … Continue reading

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