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The Division of Europe? A Dialogue Between Science and Practice

Seminar on European Politics co-sponsored by Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung (HSS) and Geschwister-Scholl-Institute (GSI) Seminar with three distinct panels on current challenges for European politics and decision-makers in Europe and Germany: Panel 1: Germany in a changing EU…

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…

Britain should want Europe to Become a Superstate

In this article for The Telegraph, Brendan Simms and Korbinian Rüger make the case for the creation of a federal state based on the member countries of the Eurozone. This, they argue would also be…

Free Interrail journey for every young European

Berlin-based activists and authors Vincent-Immanuel Herr and Martin Speer have proposed a free one-month Interrail pass for every 18-year old European. This initiative could help combat stereotypes and foster a European identity among the youth….

Το πιο φιλοευρωπαϊκό “Όχι” που είπαν ποτέ οι Έλληνες (in Greek and in English)

Είτε με «Ναι» είτε με «Όχι», όλα τα εμπλεκόμενα μέρη οφείλουν να καθίσουν ξανά την επόμενη μέρα γύρω από το τραπέζι και να εργαστούν προς μία λύση. Οι πολίτες της Ελλάδας έχουν το δικαίωμα να…

Danish Elections: Embarking on an Eurosceptic Course

Thorning-Schmidt’s centre-left coalition will be succeeded by the Danish centre-right group after Thursday’s elections. By Amelie Buchwald

Μην μας αφήνετε! – Vote Yes! (in Greek and in English)

Today Greeks hold in their hands not only the fate of a nation, but also the future of the fragile project of European unification. A Yes will mean more years of crushing austerity and external…

Shock election result in the UK – the battle for Brexit begins

Against all odds, the Conservative Party has won a majority in the British general election. Brexit is now a real possibility, writes James Bartholomeusz

The Future of England, Scotland and the Eurozone: Different Sides of the Same Question?

On Monday 16 March, at the House of Lords, Lord Lexden OBE chaired a panel discussion co-hosted by The Henry Jackson Society and The Project for Democratic Union, exploring how British and European unions interrelate,…

Weidenfeld: “I predicted the fall of the Berlin wall. Now I predict political Union”

On February 24th, the PDU together with the Hanns Seidel Stiftung hosted an event featuring esteemed German political scientist, Werner Weidenfeld and Irish historian and PDU President, Brendan Simms as part of the Hanns Seidel…