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An opinion on UK Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015

An opinion on UK Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015

Rowan Anderson

Rowan Anderson is an MA French and English Literature student at the University of St Andrews who is currently spending a year abroad in
Strasbourg. She also writes for the St Andrews Foreign Affairs Review
and is a staff reviewer for The Monitor: the Journal of International
Studies at the College of William and Mary.
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University vice-chancellors can now be charged with “contempt of court backed by criminal sanctions” if they do not enforce the new guidelines. Author: Rowan Anderson In the wake of recent terrorist acts, the British government has responded by introducing yet another counter-terrorism and security bill. The new legislation received royal assent at the beginning of […]

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Greying Of Europe: No Color, Please!

Greying Of Europe: No Color, Please!

Sanja Sontor

Sanja Sontor is a founder and CEO of EduManufaktura, a non-profit organization whose aim is to increase the public awareness and available information across the Balkans on the opportunities and advantages of international higher education. Before founding EduManufaktura, Sanja worked as an analyst and a consultant for international companies and government agencies in the US and in Portugal. Her main professional interests include social policy and welfare state, with an emphasis on education and immigration. Sanja holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the Hertie School of Governance and a Master’s degree in Economics and Business from the University of Zagreb, where she was also awarded a degree in Portuguese language and literature.

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Is immigration a panacea for EU’s rapidly ageing population? Find out in our latest op-ed piece. Author: Sanja Sontor Meet Rikardo Racz. Rikardo is the first baby born in Hungary in 2015 and the one who divided the nation by stirring the never quiescent national debate about immigration and racism. National media noted his birth; […]

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An interview with Spyros Sofos on the Charlie Hebdo attacks and everything that follows

An interview with Spyros Sofos on the Charlie Hebdo attacks and everything that follows

Spyros Sofos

Spyros Sofos is a visiting lecturer at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the Lund University. He has previously been a Senior Research Fellow in International Politics at the Helen Bamber Centre for the Study of Rights, Conflict and Mass Violence of Kingston University, a Senior Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer in International Politics at Portsmouth University. He is member of the advisory board of Transconflict, a conflict transformation NGO. He has been a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Area Studies, Mediterranean Politics and the Journal of Southern Europe and the Balkans and is editor of the Journal of Contemporary European Studies. He has published many monographs and research articles and is currently editing a book series on ‘Islam and Nationalism’ (with Umut Özkırımlı) for Palgrave Macmillan.
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Author: Milos Davidovic Politheor: Hello, thank you for being with us today and for sharing your time with readers of Politheor. Would you be so kind and tell us a bit more about yourself. Spyros Sofos: I am currently a lecturer in Middle Eastern Politics at Lund University, and I am engaged in various research […]

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It takes two to tango

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  . On 15th December, the Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang shook hands with his Serbian counterpart opening a transit bridge that is to connect two, up to that point, divided sides of Belgrade. The bridge built by the joint effort of the Chinese and Serbian construction workers, engineers and architects, costs 226 million US […]

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“In the second round we will take our country back”

Andrei Fărcaș

Andrei Fărcaș is a graduate student at the Central European University in Budapest. He was one of the organizers of the late 2014 protests in Romania.

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. The mandate of the Romanian president Traian Băsescu will end this December, so a first round of new presidential elections was scheduled for November 2nd. Shortly before the elections it was clear that there will be a second round, as none of the 14 candidates would have managed to obtain 50% of the votes. […]

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A Lesson in Civic Education

Nermina Mujagić

Ms Nermina Mujagić is a University Professor at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Sarajevo, where she teaches courses on the political science and communicology departments. She is an author of many books (Political de/re-socialization and media, Outside of politics, Politics as a spectacle, Silent speech of Bosnia…), monographs and articles. Her field of research are social and political conflicts, the culture of human rights, civic virtues, the media and the democratization of the public sphere.
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Minutes from the Youth Parliament Session – Bosnia and Herzegovina The Youth Parliament was organized thanks to the UNICEF BIH team. Several courageous women working at UNICEF have been organizing activities for years now only to promote the idea of children’s rights in our country, coping to find different ways for children’s problems to be […]

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Segregation, Education and Nationalism: Two Schools Under One Roof System in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Zlatko Čustović

Zlatko Custovic studies Nationalism at the Central European University in Budapest.
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.  . Each of these units has a specific demographic structure. Map (1) above shows that the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina is mostly composed of Bosniaks (Bosnian Muslims) and Bosnian Croats, while Bosnian Serbs are the majority in Republika Srpska. The District of Brčko on the other hand represents a mixture between Bosniaks and […]

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Does the Ohrid Framework Agreement advance Macedonia’s Nation-Building?

Aleksandar Bogdanoski

Aleksandar Bogdanoski studies European Public Policy at the Department of Politics, University of York. He is interested in European integration, good governance and human rights.
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In his article titled “Transition in Post-Communist States: Triple or quadruple?” Taras Kuzio challenges the concept of ‘triple transition’ of post-communist societies by arguing for the existence of a ‘quadruple transition’, separating the questions of stateness and the nationhood as ‘conceptually and historically different processes’ (Linz and Stepan, Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation 1996). The […]

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