Summary: A uniquely personal exploration of the origins of international law, centring on the Nuremberg Trials, the city of Lviv and a secret family history.
Summary: This book addresses the question of social constitutionalism, especially with regard to its role in the contemporary European project.
Summary: This book provides answers to those who want to understand the bitter arguments that occurred over Brexit, what might have been handled better, and the role that parliament played.
Putin’s Plan to Stop Ukraine Turning to the West Has Failed: Our Survey Shows Support for Nato is at an All-time High
Summary: Survey data tracing the attitudes of the same people prior to and after the invasion shows that Ukrainians who once saw their future oriented towards Russia are now increasingly looking to the West for support.
Summary: This memo draws on a unique longitudinal survey to highlight the methodological challenges that may affect studies on Ukrainian public opinion in wartime. Such challenges warrant caution in the interpretation of public opinion data, especially on politically sensitive questions and preferences of Ukraine as a whole
Summary: How do citizens in the former Soviet Union find themselves in an information competition over their own past? This article explores whether and why ordinary people’s perceptions of historical events and figures in their country’s past are in line with a Russian-promoted narrative that highlights World War II as a glorious Soviet victory and Stalin as a great leader.
Summary: Half a decade after the referendum, the authors in this special issue of Global Policy set out to consider Brexit from a wide diachronic perspective to examine not only its complicated present, but also its past and possible future(s).
Summary: This article shows how the European Court of Justice (ECJ), with implicit support from the majority of the Member States, strategically exploited suitable characteristics of an inconspicuous case to produce a landmark ruling that enabled unprecedented enforcement action against democratic backsliding in Poland and Hungary.
Summary: This global academic project provides a scholarly report and analysis of national legal responses to Covid-19 around the world, with attention to their socio-political contexts. It is supported by several UK and German universities, as well as the AHRC and the Leverhulme Trust.
Summary: This book explores the many and divisive dimensions of Alexei Navalny’s political life, from his pioneering anti-corruption investigations to his ideas and leadership of a political movement. It also looks at how his activities and the Kremlin’s strategies have shaped one another.
Summary: This fifteen-minute video short explores the themes of artistic representation, truth and political assassination in Putin's Russia. It focuses on the opera The Life & Death of Alexander Litvinenko by Anthony Bolton (music) and Kit Hesketh-Harvey (libretto), which premiered in 2021 at Grange Park Opera.
Summary: Recent scholarship has increasingly recognised the crucial role of political narratives in and for European integration. We demonstrate that in a narrative ju-jitsu, opponents of European union take up the themes of key pro-integration narratives and return their force against the EU.
Summary: This book explores the use and understanding of law and legal expertise by environmental groups. Rather than the usual focus on the court room, it scrutinises environmental NGO advocacy during the extraordinarily dramatic Brexit process, from the 2016 referendum to the debate around the new Environment Bill in 2020.
Summary: At a time when Europe and business stand at crossroads, this study provides a perspective into how business representation in the EU has evolved and valuable insights into how to organize lobbying strategies and influence policy-making.
Summary: By looking at cases involving clashes between religious freedoms and competing rights in the workplace, this book defends a democratic approach, which is conducive to a more democratic understanding of our vivre ensemble.
Summary: This project, funded by the European Research Council (ERC), seeks to shed new light on how norm construction, conveyance and contestation are influenced by social and political practices both at the international and national level.
Summary: This book focuses on the highly charged relationships between Greece and Germany during the 2009-15 Euro crisis and explores the many ways in which Greeks and Germans represented one another, how their self-understanding shifted in the process, and how this in turn affected their respective appraisal of the EU.