The ‘take back control’ slogan of the Brexit campaign did not resonate with academics and students, for whom, on the contrary, access to EU-wide resources, capabilities and talent signified empowerment and agency.
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An earlier article about asset restitution suggested the European Union (EU) takes its example from Switzerland. In cybersecurity, the EU’s institutions appear to be very Swiss – but unfortunately in the sense of a Swiss cheese full of holes.
Dr Marta Hoffman is an assistant professor at Jagiellonian University and, subsidised by EUHealthGov, participated in the 2022 annual conference of the European Consortium for Political Research’s Standing Group on European Union. Below, Marta summarises the core argument made in her presentation, which addressed the relationship between the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe […]
This week’s second reading of the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill moves the UK one step closer to a significant aggravation of the relationship with the EU. With no Tories voting against the Bill – partly because it was presented as a technical exercise – the government is pushing on with a faster committee stage. However, […]
Brexit is based on blatant mistruths and lies. Every reason given to leave was a stinking falsification. When, one day, there is a public inquiry into how our country was conned, there will be gasps into how conniving, cunning politicians managed to get away with it. Lies, lies and more lies. That’s how Leave won. […]
On 27 April 2022, we were delighted to formally launch our UACES European Studies in a Relational Universe (RELATE) network with a keynote by Prof. Emilian Kavalski (Jagiellonian University).
In his EU3D-funded master’s thesis, Simon Zemp analyses how Swiss newspapers have referred to Brexit as a benchmark when evaluating the recent attempts of the Swiss government to (re-)negotiate its bilateral relations with the EU. The results show that Brexit references were important in the public debate about the Swiss EU relationship and were often […]
The title of this post feels insanely optimistic, given the events of the past weeks, but if we don’t try then we certainly won’t succeed. Last month I submitted some evidence to the Follow-up inquiry on the impact of the Protocol, run by the Lord’s EU Committee’s sub-Committee on the Protocol. Being very aware of […]
For our weekly “Ideas on Europe” editorial by UACES, the University Association for European Studies, we welcome Dr Billy Melo Araujo, from the Queen’s University, in Belfast.
The advancement of biotechnology has ignited both enthusiastic approval and fear, yet it has not left the public indifferent.
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