Simon Usherwood, Professor in Politics at the University of Surrey and Former Deputy Director of UK in a Changing Europe, explains why ‘treating others how you wish to be treated’ has proved a challenge for the UK during the Brexit negotiations. Continue reading The Golden Rule of Brexit
Dr Alexandra Bulat, Young Europeans Network Manager at the3million examines the voting rights of EU citizens. She highlights the barriers to their political participation and provides several recommendations for improving their representation in the UK. Continue reading The invisible minority: where are EU citizens’ voices in UK politics?
Andrew Wilson, Professor of Ukrainian Studies at UCL SSEES and the author of Belarus: The Last European Dictatorship (Yale University Press), breaks down the lessons of the Belarusian crisis and provides an analysis of authoritarianism in this state. Continue reading The Protests in Belarus
Dr Julia Korosteleva, Associate Professor in Business Economics at UCL SSEES, unpacks the political unrest in Belarus following the recent elections, assessing whether the present situation can become a catalyst for change in a country that has seen 26 years of Lukashenko’s rule. Continue reading Belarusian History in the Making
Philippe Marlière, Professor of French and European Politics at UCL, argues that anti-racist activism in France has surged due to police brutality and the disproportionate effect of COVID-19 on BAME populations. Continue reading COVID-19 and the surge of the anti-racist movement in France