Seminar on “Transforming Europe towards the digital age”Round Table This discussion took place in Cadenabbia, on the 5th-7th March 2018. The panel was chaired by David GREGOSZ, Senior Economist and Coordinator International Economic Policy, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. The speakers who contributed to the debate were for example: · Dr. Aljoscha […]
Viktor Orban faces tough test in bid for third term as Hungarian president STORY TOPICS POLITICS VIKTOR ORBÁN Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban looks on during his visit to the ceremony marking the opening of a renovated synagogue in Subotica, Serbia, Monday, March 26, 2018. The renovation work on the synagogue, which was built in […]
Florian Hartleb, 5 March 2018 Revolution. The rise of right-wing populism in Germany Link: http://www.maailmavaade.ee/articles/florian-hartleb-revolution The year 2016 was an annus horribilis and acted as a warning about the new reality of post-truth politics. It included Brexit, the refugee crisis, the fear of Islamist terrorism with numerous and ongoing attacks, the rise of right-wing populist parties and, […]
Oh, tricky. Discussed between 1st and 3rd February 2018 general trends and possible similarities of politics (mobilisation, populism…) in Brazil, India and Ukraine with country experts coming from far away for this demanding workshop @ Leibniz Centre Berlin This project is founded via Volkswagen Stiftung.
On 15th January live in Chinese TV “The point” (CCTV-news, China Global TV Network) from TV studio in Tallinn. Topic: About the possible new German government and the problems with the grand coalition.
Austria has a far-right party in the government for the first time in 17 years, as anti-immigration sentiment appears to grow across the country and Europe. The far-right Freedom Party of Austria (FPO) reached a five-year deal with the larger conservative People’s Party (OVP) on Friday – two months after the parliamentary elections. 2000 the […]
Europe’s nationalist political stars lose luster, but ideology still glimmers POLITICS Nigel Farage’s Farage’s United Kingdom Independence Party didn’t manage to win a single seat at Westminster in this year’s snap election. (Associated Press/File) more > Print By Benjamin Plackett and Austin Davis – Special to The Washington Times – – Wednesday, December 13, 2017 LONDON […]
Skype & Co: How E-Estonia works. Seminar in Tallinn Was happy to organize the seminar “Insight views from E-Estonia, the digital trendsetter” in Tallinn between 7th and 9th December 2017 with MPs and digital specialists from 5 countries, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, France and Germany on behalf of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung including a visit of […]
Political participation today: a radical shift, but with a positive or negative outcome? Article for the European View, December 2017 (Springer Press) of the Brussels Think tank Wilfried-Martens-Centre, fully online here https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12290-017-0458-2?wt_mc=Internal.Event.1.SEM.ArticleAuthorOnlineFirst European View pp 1–9| Cite as Political participation today: a radical shift, but with a positive or negative outcome? Florian Hartleb Open Access Article […]
On November 24, 11:00 am, a presentation of the book “The Rise of Populism: Lessons for the European Union and the United States of America”, issued by the Centre for East European Policy Studies (CEEPS), was held in the Fireplace Hall of European Union House, Aspazijas Boulevard 28, Riga. I contributed with the chapter on the situation […]