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Brexit and Academia II: A Perspective from an EU Academic in the UK

  These are uncertain times for British academia, with growing concerns about the future rights of EU citizens in the UK and about the security of programmes such as ERASMUS+ which are essential for student mobility. Our England ambassador, Rensa... Continue Reading →

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Brexit and Academia I: A Perspective from a British Researcher in the EU

2016 was a year of popular political upheaval. Britain’s decision to leave the European Union sent political shockwaves across the European continent and beyond. As the process of Britain’s exit from Europe begins, new rules and boundaries will be drawn... Continue Reading →

(Seven reasons) why the EU’s leaders are justified in playing hardball with Britain over Brexit.

Although a decent deal on Brexit is in the interests of both, Britain deserves a run for its money in the forthcoming negotiations. Reasons for this may not be immediately obvious to the British observers, nor to the many in... Continue Reading →

Presidential Elections In Austria: A Turning Point After Brexit And Trump?

  Among all the political earthquakes that shook the world in 2016, the Austrian presidential elections stand out from such events. This is definitely neither due to the country’s impact on global affairs nor to the powers associated to the... Continue Reading →

Winners of EST Student Politics Competition

We in the EST UK team are pleased to announce the winning entries to our 2017 Student Politics Competition! Carles Garcia-Suari of Dallam School is highly commended for his entry entitled ‘Europe Nowadays’, and Janahan Suthakar of Ilford County High... Continue Reading →

A view on the UK response to crisis

If there is anything that sums up the UK response to the refugee crisis, it is the building of what has been dubbed the “Great Wall of Calais”. This structure is more than a physical barrier, it is also an... Continue Reading →

Brexit may be our last chance to achieve a two-speed Europe

Gordon Brown expressed a memorable idea during the referendum. He claimed that the E.U. should be   “A United Europe of States, not a United States of Europe.” Britain could champion a looser arrangement of states on Europe’s ‘Outer’ periphery: The European Outer Area (EOA). This... Continue Reading →

A Brit’s Post-Brexit Relationship with the EU

  I voted for Remain on 23rd June. I voted for freedom of movement. I voted for European solidarity and cooperation. I voted for my European future. I voted for my European Union citizenship. I voted with conviction and I... Continue Reading →

Brexit: a continent wide sentiment on the EU integration processes

The European Union (EU) is under threat. The European project, which has brought most recent case is the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) from the EU. Although many in the EU believed it... Continue Reading →

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