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Visit to France’s Permanent Representation to the EU

The European Student Think Tank offers you the opportunity to visit France’s Permanent Representation to the EU!

French Presidential Election: A Catalyst for Change

In a few weeks, French citizens will head to the polling stations to choose their future head of state. At the moment, the outcome of the election is still unpredictable and the presidential race is heated by many fluctuations and… Continue Reading →

From ‘Centuries-Old Rivalry’ To Friendship: The Role of The Élysée Treaty in The Franco-German Cooperation

On January 22th 1963, German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and French President Charles de Gaulle sealed the symbolic beginning of the Franco-German friendship as they signed the Élysée Treaty in Paris. That brief document of just under six pages, seen as… Continue Reading →

HAVE REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACIES COME TO AN END?

After three years of brutal civil war and more than thirty under a dictatorship, Spain opened the doors of freedom in 1978. The Spanish Constitution voted the 6th December 1978 meant the commitment of Spaniards to a future built upon… Continue Reading →

The European Idea in France: A story of the French relation to the European construction

By Moïra Tourneur, student in European Affairs at Paris-Sorbonne University and EST ambassador to France. Feel free to contact Moïra at est.contact.france@gmail.com. France is one of the six founding countries of European cooperation. Moreover, the idea of uniting European countries… Continue Reading →

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING: Thoughts on the “Burkini Gate”

Hugo Decis graduated from a French classe préparatoire a few months ago. He is now a student of the Strategic and International Relations Institute (IRIS) located in Paris. He is also the newly elected Director of Communications of the Graduates… Continue Reading →

Counter-terrorist Democracy: Example of France

By Strahinja Subotić Graduate student of Political Science at Central European University. Finished BA at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Political Science. Today, terrorism represents one of the main threats for liberal-democracies. In the academia there is no unique… Continue Reading →

France fighting ISIS- a legitimate use of force under international law?

By Johannes Tropper, student of Law at the University of Vienna and ambassador to Austria for the European Student Think Tank. The heinous attacks in Paris have shaken the whole of Europe. The French President described the attacks by ISIS… Continue Reading →

Reactions to the Paris attacks: A Tale of Nationalism and Hypocrisy

Elisa Schramm is a student of International Relations (Research) at the London School of Economics and Political Science and hold a bachelor’s degree from Sciences Po Paris.  As early as the evacuation of the stadium, the spectators of the Franco-German friendly… Continue Reading →

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