Georg Vobruba was born in Vienna, Austria. He is Professor of Sociology at the University of Leipzig. His main fields of research are Social Security, European Integration and Sociological Theory. In 2015 he published: Aftermath. Political and Urban Consequences of the Euro Crisis. Lisboa 2015: Edicoes Colibri. (ed. together with Luis Baptista and Jenny Preunkert).
It’s difficult to point to a time in recent years when European integration was not under pressure. Yet presently, the problem-solving capacity of the European Union definitely seems to be exhausted, for two crises simultaneously challenge it: the Euro crisis and the Schengen crisis. But the calculation that two crises cause double trouble might be […]Read more