UK’s EU membership: Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats

Voting in the EU referendum may be one of the most important political decisions in UK voters’ lifetimes. In an effort to provide a balanced and concise way for voters to assess the pros and cons of the UK’s EU membership, Professor Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at King’s College London and Director of the UK in a Changing Europe initiative, … Continue reading UK’s EU membership: Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats

YES, for our Dignity

In this post, Kalypso Nicolaïdis, Professor of International Relations at Oxford, and Othon Anastasakis, Director of the European Studies Centre, St Antony’s College Oxford, explain how a ‘yes’ vote in tomorrow’s Greek referendum is a choice for dignity rather than fear, as canvassed by the No campaign. The SYRIZA government claims that a No vote in the referendum is about dignity. A Greece that can … Continue reading YES, for our Dignity

The case for an EU referendum

Christopher Bickerton, lecturer in Politics at the University of Cambridge, discusses how the impending EU referendum in the UK necessitates open and unbiased academic debate, and how British discussions of EU reform may reverberate across the European continent. When the results of the British election were known, those studying the EU may have allowed themselves a quiet and discrete fist pump. David Cameron and the Conservative Party … Continue reading The case for an EU referendum