The EU Referendum on Eastminster

The UK will hold a referendum on whether to leave the EU on 23 June. [caption id="attachment_2248" align="alignright" width="300"] David CameronSource: https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7647/16685723418_5c81136bc2_b.jpg[/caption]On Eastminster you'll find a range of posts relating to the referendum and this page will be updated on a rolling basis, with postcasts, opinion and analysis. UEA's Professor…

The UK and the EU: ask the experts

UEA hosted an event where the public could ask the expert in Norwich in February 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDZZ_J-hJ0M The panel in Norwich included: Angus Armstrong, director of macroeconomics, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, and senior fellow The UK in a Changing Europe Catherine Barnard, Professor of European Union Law,…

Greek media in disarray

Maria Kyriakidou discusses a new report on Media Policy and Independent Journalism in Greece and explains the current challenges for Greek media. There is perhaps no other field that better illustrates how deeply ingrained clientelism is in Greek political culture than the media sector. Politicians, media and business have long been operating as…

The winds are changing: a new left populism for Europe

Marina Prentoulis and Lasse Thomassen argue that the unprecedented presence of international media, solidarity delegations and representatives of socialist and leftish parties in Athens signalled that Syriza’s triumph was something more than just another electoral victory.  A spectre is haunting Europe: the spectre of populism. This time it is not the far…