- Shrinking, ageing and… on the move: 7 things we know about European population
Seven demographic trends that have consequences for healthcare, pensions, jobs, the environment, as well as intergenerational fairness and election results in Europe.
13th January 2018
- The Last Jedi: latest Star Wars is a fable for our post-truth times
The Star Wars universe is no stranger to political allegories. This time, however, they are not from the past but the present day.
17th December 2017
- Free movement, strong economy, just society: the aspirations of young Brits
Young Brits have been part of the EU for their entire life and now their relationship with Europe is being re-shaped. What are their aspirations?
23rd October 2017
- Opinion: 9 reasons why there is no brain drain (yet) of EU academics in the UK
Senior Lecturer Helen de Cruz explains why there hasn't been an exodus of EU academics from the UK, despite had conditions and uncertainty on future rights.
15th October 2017
- Six ways the Erasmus programme changes students’ life
As the new academic year begins, many students are probably considering an international exchange with the Erasmus programme. An experience that will change their life.
2nd October 2017
- Europeans support free movement, not free access to social benefits
A survey by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in 8 European countries reveals that people support free movement in the EU and are realistic about the impacts of Brexit in Europe.
20th August 2017
- What European students think of Brexit and EU’s future
At a summer school in Paris, I asked four European classmates what they think of Brexit and EU's future. Here is what they said.
13th August 2017
- Polish grandparents face uncertain family future in UK
By making it more difficult for Polish to bring their aged parents to the UK, Brexit may break the Polish familial “care contract” whereby in return for taking care of grandchildren, children care for parents when the time comes.
10th August 2017
- 10 books for summer
Summer holidays, finally the time to read the books piled up over months. Here are ten (and more) titles to immerse oneself in readings about Europe.
31st July 2017
- Population changes in EU, UK, Central and Eastern Europe
Europe’s population reached 512 million in 2016, an increase of 1.5 million compared to 2015. But the growth is not even across countries. Population decreased in Southern, Central and Eastern Europe.
14th July 2017
- People becoming more socially and politically active
A survey found that people most directly impacted by Brexit have become more socially and politically engaged after the EU referendum.
9th July 2017
- University fees, loans and visas: what worries EU students in UK
Which rules will apply to EU students beginning to study in the UK after Brexit? We looked at conditions for non-EU citizens for a possible scenario.
1st July 2017
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