Tag Archives: French politics

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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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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Self-promotion in exotic languages…

There are two projects I have been working on, and that reached their conclusion in the end of the year. Both were in Finnish, and both were conducted in the margins of my larger research projects – until they eventually … Continue reading

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Plus ca change…

…plus c’est pareil. This one is really just a blurb. Due to its moving to new premises, the Main Library of my university gets rid of old foreign-language reviews and publications. I was there to get my share of the … Continue reading

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Diplomatic networks / French European policy…

A quick one, in two parts: . Kenneth Weisbrode put up a reformulated version of his open letter to SHAFR on our New Diplomatic History blog: http://toynbeeprize.org/the-task-ahead/ Money quote: This is the root of the call now for a new … Continue reading

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A federation for France?

Last post for a while dealing with euro-matters, I promise… As was the case in 2007 for the previous French presidential elections, the Finnish media has been interested in France this spring. The interest was even stronger than in 2007: … Continue reading

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Deciphering France…

As was the case in 2007 for the previous French presidential elections, the Finnish media has been interested in France this spring. Interest was even stronger than in 2007: a new French president, Francois Hollande, arrived from the Socialist Left … Continue reading

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