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
Khaled Diab, Author of ‘Islam for the Politically Incorrect’ and Anti-Terrorism Expert, highlights how racism continues to manifest in Europe, providing an interesting perspective on racism in relation to ethnicity, equality and the environment. Continue reading Black lives matter in Europe too
Dr Kathryn Murphy, Associate Professor of English and Fellow at Oriel College, Oxford University, on representations of Noli Me Tangere, touching, distance and the fine art of keeping apart. Continue reading Touching distance – the fine art of keeping apart
Dr Nicholas Wright, Teaching Fellow in EU Politics, Department of Political Science UCL, argues that the EU must consider the wider factors impacting foreign, defence and security policy if it is to have a meaningful role on the international stage. Continue reading The strategic challenges facing EU security and defence cooperation
Anna Nadibaidze, analyst of European affairs, foreign policy and security and holder of MSc in International Relations from LSE, assesses the EU’s budgetary commitments towards foreign policy and defence in light of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading Will the EU’s foreign policy and defence ambitions be reflected in the next long-term budget?