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Reading suggestion: 'Europe in the storm, by Herman van Rompuy'

Written during his time as President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy’s book-length essay Europe in the Storm offers an insight into the machinations of one of the highest levels of the European Union during some of its most unstable years. 549 more words

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Event report - Inauguration of the Chair in European Values: discourses and prospects

The Library attended the inauguration ceremony of the Chair in European Values: discourses and prospects, a joint project between the Université catholique de Louvain and the Universiteit Antwerpen, dedicated to the study of European values. 459 more words

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EU & (UK)raine

When I started this blog the intention was that I would eventually explain a little more about me and the meaning of “frukozmax”. So I think now is as good time as any to touch on the “UK” that is part of “ 841 more words


Event report: Grasping the European Council - Raising Awareness of a Key Institution

The opening speech was given by Herman van Rompuy, the former President of the European Council. He began by emphasising that, on his appointment to that position, he was aware not only of what the Lisbon Treaty provided for as regards the role of the President of the European Council, but also of what it did not provide for, and what would therefore have to be organised on a more informal basis. 406 more words

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Reading suggestion: 'After the storm - How to save democracy in Europe'

After the storm – How to save democracy in Europe, edited by two authors with notable European connections, Luuk van Middelaar and Philippe Van Parijs, is now  334 more words

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Gaston Bachelard

Sono Uchida, primul preşedinte al Asociaţiei Internaţionale de Haiku, poet, diplomat, într-un interviu publicat în cartea “ 413 more words

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