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29.06.2018
After Europe – Thinking About Europe with the Help of Ivan Krastev

Reflections on Europe joining the dots of migration, populism, and democracy in the light of Ivan Krastev’s latest book.

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17.05.2018
Bridging the 82-km Happiness Gap: Can Estonia Stem the Labour Exodus to Finland?

Tens of thousands of Estonian workers commute to Finland, said to be the world’s happiest nation. Silja Kudel examines Estonia’s ongoing struggle with ‘brain drain’.

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21.02.2018
Left to the Locals: the European towns working to integrate refugees

As many EU countries fail to provide a comprehensive refugee policy, local actors take matters into their own hands.

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10.01.2018
Refugees and the city: time to re-define roles and responsibilities?

Cities should be trusted to take the lead on the integration of newcomers.

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30.11.2017
Cities to the Rescue

Cities could become a welcoming and protective hub for refugees in Europe – but not without financial support to stimulate their economy and create jobs. An interview with Gesine Schwan.

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31.08.2017
The Western Balkan Route: A New Form of Forced Migration Governance in Europe?

Central European countries in 2015 allowed refugees to pass through into the EU. Why did it stop & what is the situation now?

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01.04.2017
Genesis of Fear: The Case of Slovenia

How can we account for the perception among Slovenia’s general population that migrants pose a threat?

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27.02.2017
Centre-Left, Right? Right!

Slovenia was changed by the first waves of refugees passing through in 2015. Its centre-left government has followed, rather than led, public opinion.

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19.10.2016
The Nordic Countries Would Gain from Welcoming Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Since 2015, more than one million asylum seekers have entered Europe. Of these, roughly 250,000 have come to the Nordic countries, prompting them to reassess their immigration systems and services.

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28.08.2016
Beyond the Border

Mass migration is the 21st century’s revolution – leading, in turn, to a counter-revolution which threatens the core idea of the European Union. The refugee crisis has resulted in the reinforcement of stereotypes that Eastern and Western Europe already held about each other.

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