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 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?
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
Dr Myriam Hunter-Henin, Reader in Law & Religion and Comparative Law (UCL Laws), explores democratic decision-making during the Covid-19 pandemic. She is the author of Why Religious Freedom Matters for Democracy: Comparative Reflections from Britain and France for a Democratic Vivre Ensemble (Hart 2020). Continue reading COVID-19: An Opportunity to Reinstate Democratic Deliberativeness