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European Identity?

A tough one: how to write about a thing so difficult to define?  The organization Eurooppalainen Suomi asked me to contribute to a report dealing with the question. That was a good occasion to get acquainted with writings on the … Continue reading

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Revue d’histoire nordique, issue 17/2013

I recently received issue 17 of the Revue d’Histoire Nordique / Nordic Historical Review. This issue is dedicated to World War II as seen from the Nordic Countries, with a special focus on Norway. The selection of articles is quite … Continue reading

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New Global Studies issue on “diplomatic entrepreneurs”…

Catching up on things after a spring of writing about Public Diplomacy and EU-integration, I notice the issue of New Global Studies that Giles Scott-Smith edited. The issue deals with diplomatic entrepreneurs under the heading “Who is a Diplomat – … Continue reading

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Teaser: the Front National beyond the economic crisis?

A very short teaser for whatever I will write on this blog about France after this spring’s European elections. This piece in Slate.fr touches a very interesting and important point: the rise of the FN is not only the result … Continue reading

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#EP2014 vol. 1: the Parliament, the Commission, …

I was going to write something on the general results of the European elections, but I keep coming back to France and to the results there. So let’s split this into two parts: first part on the European level; second … Continue reading

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COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL FORME(S) DE LA DIPLOMATIE, Université Toulouse-Jean Jaurès, 12-13th June 2014

The International Seminar on Forms of Diplomacy organized by the University of Toulouse-Jean Jaurès approaches. That’s one I would have liked to attend. Oh well… For those of you in the vicinity of Toulouse mid-June, here is the conference blog: … Continue reading

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France 2014 (R2)

Originally posted on World Elections:
The second round of municipal elections were held in France on March 30, 2014. The second round of voting concerned all communes whose municipal councils were not elected by the first round. According to Le Monde,…

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