Monthly Archives: "January 2015"

By: Mateo Mazzini (guest contributor) Mateo Mazzini is a freelance journalist and political analyst. He holds an M.Sc. in Latin American Studies from St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford. Follow him on Twitter.   To hardly anyone’s surprise,...

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By: Emily Tamkin Follow @emilyctamkin     Last week, Russia’s state Duma ratified an alliance treaty with the Georgian breakaway region of Abkhazia (President Putin had signed the treaty back in November). It also plans...

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By: Klara Ovcackova (guest contributor) Klara Ovcackova is an undergraduate student of European politics at King’s College London   “I want to be the President of all citizens, regardless of their political views,” stated the...

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By: Smaranda Predescu     The recent protests taking place in German cities such as Dresden, Cologne, Munich, Berlin and Leipzig have been widely discussed. However, there seems to be an overarching agreement on their illegitimacy,...

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Addressing Global and European Challenges: Angela Merkel

Gender Culture in Unified Germany

January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sarah Glatte is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford. Broadly, her dissertation investigates gender gaps in political participation in unified Germany. Sarah recently won the...

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Letter from the Editors

January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dear Reader, If this is your first time to the site—welcome to EUSpeak! If you have been here before—welcome back, and please skip to paragraph three. EUSpeak was established two years ago by a devastatingly...

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