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Macron’s Plan: The Dawn of Green Keynesianism?

Written by James Balzer Introduction   COVID-19 has renewed the tenor of our times. The many assumptions and complacencies we purported have been subverted, as a single virus brought global society to its knees in a matter of months. While… Continue Reading →

Brexit and the European Public Sphere

Written by Artem Kyzym Introduction On 23 June 2016, the British government held a referendum on a potential British exit (‘Brexit’) from the European Union (EU). With a slim majority of 52%, voters cast their ballots in favour of leaving the… Continue Reading →

Treaty of Aachen 2019: France and Germany renew vows in hope for a stronger EU

Written by Yasmine Idrissi In the midst of Brexit, populism gaining ground, and a rising tide of skepticism towards multilateralism, the liberal values of the European bloc are undoubtedly under threat. In an attempt to amend and renew their commitment to… Continue Reading →

Visit to France’s Permanent Representation to the EU

The European Student Think Tank offers you the opportunity to visit France’s Permanent Representation to the EU!

French Presidential Election: A Catalyst for Change

In a few weeks, French citizens will head to the polling stations to choose their future head of state. At the moment, the outcome of the election is still unpredictable and the presidential race is heated by many fluctuations and… Continue Reading →

From ‘Centuries-Old Rivalry’ To Friendship: The Role of The Élysée Treaty in The Franco-German Cooperation

On January 22th 1963, German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and French President Charles de Gaulle sealed the symbolic beginning of the Franco-German friendship as they signed the Élysée Treaty in Paris. That brief document of just under six pages, seen as… Continue Reading →

HAVE REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACIES COME TO AN END?

After three years of brutal civil war and more than thirty under a dictatorship, Spain opened the doors of freedom in 1978. The Spanish Constitution voted the 6th December 1978 meant the commitment of Spaniards to a future built upon… Continue Reading →

The European Idea in France: A story of the French relation to the European construction

By Moïra Tourneur, student in European Affairs at Paris-Sorbonne University and EST ambassador to France. Feel free to contact Moïra at est.contact.france@gmail.com. France is one of the six founding countries of European cooperation. Moreover, the idea of uniting European countries… Continue Reading →

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING: Thoughts on the “Burkini Gate”

Hugo Decis graduated from a French classe préparatoire a few months ago. He is now a student of the Strategic and International Relations Institute (IRIS) located in Paris. He is also the newly elected Director of Communications of the Graduates… Continue Reading →

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