Monthly Archives: "March 2014"

By: Cameron Westwood Follow @CameronWestwood   Before I get into this I should probably announce a vested interest in this topic. As an avid linguist (so my twitter bio states), I decided to study Modern...

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"Protests continue in Kiev, everyday life in the Maidan, about a million people came to the popular assembly, independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, on December 29, 2013" (Photo credit: Maksymenko Oleksandr, Creative Commons)

Europe! Whither art thou racing?

March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Emily Tamkin Follow @emilyctamkin     At the end of Nikolai Gogol’s classic Russian novel Dead Souls, the narrator likens a troika—a Russian vehicle pulled by three horses in many a Russian novel (and, presumably,...

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The EU as a growing diplomatic actor

March 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Aiko Morii     Diplomacy was considered to be something reserved for the sovereign State in modern history. In 1626, the Cardinal Richelieu centralized diplomacy and established the first foreign ministry in France as...

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