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The endlessly vanishing European issue NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Days, 13 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
There are many paradoxes in British politics, but the one that has most struck me in recent weeks has been the one about Europe. On the one hand, we are repeatedly told that the EU – and Britain’s role therein – is a crucial matter...
The committee structure of the European Parliament visualised NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Days, 23 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
There are many ways to study the European Parliament. Votewatch.eu analyses roll call votes. Integritywatch.eu looks into side activities and side incomes of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). And political scientists study the Euro...
Saving EU democracy: emotional intelligence or cold stupidity? NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Week, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Heather Grabbe and Stefan Lehne claim in a new Carnegie Europe report and a shorter op-ed that all it needs to save EU democracy is ‘emotional intelligence’. I doubt that this is what we need, even if ‘emotional intelligence&rs...
British manufacturer helping to make the German Energiewende a reality NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Week, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
On 17th February 2015, the British electrolyser manufacturer ITM Power announced it had delivered a proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolyser, to the energy company RWE Deutschland AG at Ibbenbüren in Germany. According to ITM Power this was t...
The Greek Experience NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Week, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
At a time when British eurosceptics are turning up the volume with seductive accounts of how Britain could become great again outside the EU, it is worth having a look at what is happening over Greece. Syriza, a protest party bringing together an unl...
On the Road to Paris and Beyond: What Role for Political Parties? NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Week, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
As governments gear up for the international climate change Conference of the Parties (COP) in Paris in December 2015, this post considers the role of political parties in climate politics. As the locus and focus of much modern-day political debate,...
British and German companies make progress with power-to-gas energy NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Week, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
The British power-to-gas energy company ITM Power announced in a press release on 11th February 2015, that its proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolyser had performed well in tests conducted for the Thüga Group in Germany.(1.) The electrolyser...
Britain stands tall NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
A report in The Daily Telegraph Business Section, February 13 under the by-line of Bruno Waterfield, the long serving Brussels correspondent, begins as follows: “David Cameron has told Alexis Tspiras, the Greek Prime Minister, that he must make...
Making the most of an EU referendum NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
The prospect of Britain holding a referendum on its EU membership is not particularly appealing. It would likely entail a lengthy and hard-fought campaign (the groundwork for which is starting to be laid now) and divert attention from pressing nation...
What are the effects of the EU Law? NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
I will focus on the effects of EU law. That is what happens when the EU does act, when the EU does use its competences? However, before we can take a closer look at the actual mechanisms that give effect to EU law,&...
Europe’s responsibility towards Ukraine, by Camille-Renaud Merlen NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
The renewed outburst of large-scale violence in Ukraine has propelled the conflict to the headlines once again. These events should come as no surprise. Even before the recent flaring up of hostilities, the Minsk ceasefire was extremely precarious, w...
Against the stream NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
In the current high season of EU-bashing, whoever stands for whatever election seems to be well advised to either join the chorus of Eurosceptics or avoid the topic altogether. It is all the more surprising – one is tempted to say: refreshing &...
Gender balance in political science publishing NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
My discipline – political science – is far away from gender balance, especially at the top where men still dominate professorships. My impression was that this is also true for (peer-reviewed) publications – and a first look into th...
Gender balance in political science publishing NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 48 Minutes ago
My discipline – political science – is far away from gender balance, especially at the top where men still dominate professorships. My impression was that this is also true for (peer-reviewed) publications – and a first look into re...
The US, the EU, and IUU NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
On 17th June 2014, the White House released a Presidential Memorandum in which some initial measures to combat illegal and unregulated fishing were established. A task force which included representatives from Environment, Commerce, Department o...
Innovation policy mixes in the Baltic Sea Region NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Anete Vītola In my paper, “Innovation policy mix in a multi-level context: The case of the Baltic Sea Region countries”, I analyze how multi-level innovation policy mixes function in the six countries of the Baltic Sea Region –...
Help or hindrance? The EU and the Middle East Peace Process: a regionalist approach NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
The following is an edited version of an essay written as part of the External Relations of the EU programme. Copyright: Ross McQueen 2015. Introduction Through its neighbourhood institutions, the EU has since the mid-1990s been taking a regionalist...
UKIP’s diversification strategy NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
One of the recurring issues with UKIP’s development has been the double-edged sword that is Nigel Farage. On the one hand, Farage is an exemplary politician, in terms of his connection with people and his ruthlessness in pursuing his agenda wit...
Tackling Family Breakdowns NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Social inequality has affected Great Britain in more ways than one. There is too much poverty, too much political uncertainty, and a never ending debate over how to come to terms with the social exclusion issue for most communities. One of the contri...
Political science journals: An updated list NEW
Ideas on Europe 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
To keep on top of the latest publications in political science, I try to follow a range of political science and related journals and the latest articles published therein. So far, this list of links to advance online publication articles of (mostly)...