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migration

Too Little, too Late? The European Parliament Elections and the Future of Migration

Written by Claire Byrne & Laura Schmeer Article 1 for the EST Working Group on Migration When writing this first publication for the working group on migration, we sought to analyze what impact the European Parliament elections will have on migration policy… Continue Reading →

Migration in Europe: An Artistic Twist

“Waves of refugees” – what sounds like an innocent metaphor demonstrates a naturalized portrayal of the millions of people who have fled their homes in search for safety; namely that of a security and economic threat comparable to a natural… Continue Reading →

A JANUS-FACED AUSTRIA COULD SET A DANGEROUS PRECEDENT WITHIN THE EU

  In Roman mythology, Janus was the god of gates and doors, or more abstractly, of all beginnings. He is mostly portrayed as two-faced, a characteristic apt for his supervision of who might enter or exit. When in 2015, large… Continue Reading →

Sparring Partners: Turkey in Europe – Challenges to Democracy and Security?

By Alexis Chalopin, Student in European Studies (Sciences Po & London School of Economics).     ‘The European Union needs Turkey more than Turkey needs the European Union’ – Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of Turkey   Backpedaling on the road to… Continue Reading →

Why Brexit is not the Beginning and not the End of Euroscepticism

By Wiebke Junge, MSc. Candidate in EU Politics at the European Institute at LSE. Jean-Claude Juncker did not even comment on the question whether the Brexit vote will mean the end of the EU. At the first press conference after the… Continue Reading →

The Syrian Story of Migration

By Suad Skenderi, executive director and author of the academic medium Romalitico Roma and writer for the EST. The topic of migration is one of the most hotly debated issues in Europe, especially since the Syrian crisis that started in 2011…. Continue Reading →

Migration, refugees and the so-called European identity

By Diana Guth, master’s student Human Rights and International Politics at the University of Glasgow and writer for the European Student Think Tank.  During the past year, the subject of migrants and refugees has constantly been in the spotlight. First… Continue Reading →

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