Category Archives: Cyprus

Apr 21 2013

A cultural reading of the Cyprus crisis

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By Dr. Olga Demetriou* Dr Olga Demetriou probes whether the apocalyptic scenarios pervading the discourse of ‘surprise’ around the ‘crisis’ in Cyprus are repositioning the sense of self of Cypriots vis-à-vis their institutions, the state, or the future The Cyprus … Continue reading

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Apr 15 2013

Do Europeans share a common image of Europe?

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By Max Hänska What is Europe? What is this Crisis about? Through history there have been multiple images of Europe, nourished by different histories, experiences and political imperatives. The current crisis reveals some of the fault lines between these images. … Continue reading

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Apr 12 2013

Fairness, Bail-in/outs and the Poor Germans

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By Stefan K. Loesch* In response to the post “Selective truths and Spanish riches: The Bundesbank’s study on household wealth” This article has been cross-posted from oditorium U. The recent study of Bundesbank on household wealth has introduced the idea that … Continue reading

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Apr 3 2013

Cyprus crisis: swan-song of the Eurozone

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By Vassilis Fouskas and Constantine Dimoulas* Harsh measures imposed on Cypriot political and financial authorities to address bank failures reveal, once again, that the entire architecture of the EU is in tatters. Professor Vassilis Fouskas and Dr Constantine Dimoulas contribute … Continue reading

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Apr 2 2013

Amor Fati? Europe Wounded after the Cyprus Imbroglio

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By LSE IDEAS Blog, Dr Vassilis Paipais, and Dr Eirini Karamouzi For the past two weeks, we have been witnessing a fierce diplomatic game with Cyprus at the epicenter of a geopolitical vortex threatening European solidarity. The Cyprus case offered the ideal … Continue reading

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Mar 28 2013

Cyprus and the Fate of Russian Money

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By Maria Brock Much attention has been paid across Europe in recent weeks to the role of Russian money in the Cypriot economy. Maria Brock explores reactions to the Cypriot crisis in the Russian press. Since the beginning of the Cyprus … Continue reading

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Mar 27 2013

Lessons and Warnings from Cyprus

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By Roberto Orsi The news from Cyprus would have arguably struggled to reach the front page in most European nations if not for the envisaged measure of tackling the financial problems of the country by seizing part of the money … Continue reading

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Mar 27 2013

Reactions to the Second Cypriot Bailout Deal from across the European Press

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By Max Hänska, Outi Keranen, Maria Kyriakidou, Jose Olivas, Roberto Orsi and Henry Radice. Jeroen Dijsselbloem’s mixed messages on Monday in the aftermath of the bailout were widely reported, along with the national and international economic implications of the new … Continue reading

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Mar 18 2013

Reactions to the Cypriot Bailout across the European Press

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By Max Hänska, Outi Keranen, Maria Kyriakidou, Jose Olivas and Roberto Orsi. Greek Press The dramatic developments with regard to the bailout of Cyprus have dominated the Greek press since the news of the savings levy broke. The focus of the … Continue reading

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Mar 17 2013

Cypriot Press: ire and disenchantment over bail-out plan

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By Vassilios Paipais Almost the entirety of Cyprus’ Sunday press adopts alarmist headlines and strong language to convey a mixture of emotions, such as anger, disappointment and betrayal that overwhelmed the Cypriot people upon hearing the latest Eurogroup decision. The … Continue reading

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