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Professor Simms leads the Dialogue on Europe

On 28 June 2016, PDU President Brendan Simms gave the opening speech at Das Progressive Zentrum’s Opening Conference

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Without country, there is no identity

Emilie Mendes de Leon reflects on the historical preconditions for political unification.

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A Conversation with Hans Eichel

A few months ago, the PDU’s Emilie Mendes de Leon caught up with Hans Eichel, Germany’s former Minister of Finance and founder of the G-20, about crisis and democracy in Europe. EM: What do you see…

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Britain and the EU still have a future together

Britain is now leaving the EU, but it will remain part of the European family.

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Brexit-Referendum: Doomsday for the political and economic fate of Europe?

On June 16, the PDU held an event on the Brexit-Referendum at the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt in Munich. On June 23 the British people vote on whether the UK will be the first country…

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This is the endgame

James Bartholomeusz outlines the PDU’s vision for Campus Europe.

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The frontier of international democracy

Simon Anholt’s new project is pushing the boundaries of democracy beyond the nation-state. By James Bartholomeusz

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Is there Life after Brexit?

The German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung asks what would happen if the UK left the EU after the referendum and quotes the PDU’s president.

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Historians and Brexit

The Economist discusses the new book by PDU President Brendan Simms.

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Why the European Confederation can’t solve Europe’s Crisis

The PDU’s Brendan Simms und Benjamin Zeeb on why the EU in its present form can’t solve the continent’s problems.