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By: Emily Tamkin Follow @emilyctamkin     I learnt of Finnish-Estonian writer Sofi Oksanen last month because I came across Luke Harding’s Guardian profile of her, written in anticipation of the UK publication of her...

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By: Emily Tamkin Follow @emilyctamkin     This weekend marks the seventieth anniversary of what is known in Russia as Victory Day, elsewhere on the continent as Europe Day, and in the United States as...

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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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By: Tina Schivatcheva (guest contributor) Tina Schivatcheva is a graduate of the University of Cambridge (MA International Relations). Follow @TinaSchiv   Was not Germany’s choice and commitment to be a civilian power?  The German federal...

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U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on 19 June 2013 (Photo credit: © Pete Souza)

Keep Your Friends Close…

July 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Frederick Richters Follow @Fred_Richters     Edward Snowden’s revelations about the NSA’s electronic spying operations show that Germany has been the main target of the PRISM programme within the European Union. Reports argue that...

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Kosovo: A black box of institutions

June 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Caroline Folmer (guest contributor) Bachelor in Political Science at Free University Brussels (VUB) Research Master Eurasian Studies – Uppsala University   Strolling along Mother Theresa Boulevard in downtown Pristina, you cannot ignore the ubiquitous...

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German and EU flags (photo credit: Tilemahos Efthimiadis)

Euros and euros: Germany and the EU

May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Emily Tamkin (guest contributor) Emily Tamkin graduated from Columbia College, Columbia University with a degree in Russian Literature and Culture in 2012. She is currently on a Fulbright in Bremen, Germany researching Rule of...

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By: Emily Tamkin (guest contributor) Emily Tamkin graduated from Columbia College, Columbia University with a degree in Russian Literature and Culture in 2012. She is currently on a Fulbright in Bremen, Germany researching Rule of...

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Post-austerity: forthcoming?

May 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Bernhard Clemm     It took less than 48 hours for the new Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta to go from the Palazzo Quirinale, Rome, where he was inaugurated on 28th April, to the...

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