Category Archives: France

May 4 2013

Symbols, Trauma and European Identity

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EUROPP’s editors Stuart A Brown and Chris Gilson in conversation with Jeffrey C. Alexander about his views on modernity, the European integration process, and the importance of cultural and political symbols to European democracy. You’ve written about the ‘dark side’ of modernity. … Continue reading

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Apr 7 2013

Selective truths and Spanish riches: The Bundesbank’s study on household wealth

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By Stefan Bauchowitz and José Javier Olivas* At the height of the Cyprus bailout crisis, the German Central Bank, the Bundesbank, has introduced into the public discourse the notion that Southern Europeans are richer than Germans. This claim is based on a study … 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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Feb 27 2013

Reactions to the Italian Election across Europe

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The Italian election on the weekend 24-25 February was hugely anticipated and the results, though perhaps not surprising, have not brought the decisive clarity that many had hoped for. Briefly we summarise a few observations from the way the election … Continue reading

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