I will not in the following essay investigate the multiple origins of today’s human rights nor actually question the importance of human rights for Europe. My purpose is to review some recent developments in the interdisciplinary, quite fragmented historiography of human rights (including by jurists) and discuss its significance for European history and identity. My…
Imagining European Unity since 1000 AD – Reflecting on Long-term European History- Patrick Pasture’s lecture at iASK
Third Lecture of the iASK Series: “The Future of Europe in Global Context” by Patrick Pasture (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven). Date: 2 p.m. 16 April, 2018. Live streaming of the lecture is accesible at www.iask.hu and https://www.facebook.com/iask.hungary
The Future of Europe – in a Global Context – IASK Lecture Series Ottomans in Europe The rapid Ottoman expansion from Thrace to the Danubian Europe is remembered as posing the greatest threat to Christendom. It gave rise to the widely shared image of the “terrible Turk” as the most feared enemy of European peoples…
Stefano Bianchini’s new book reviewed by Erhard Busek (Former Vice-Chancellor of Austria, Chairman of the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe) and James M. Skelly (researcher of iASK, former Director of the Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies).
Second Lecture of the iASK Series: “The Future of Europe in Global Context” by Stuart Holland (University of Coimbra, iASK). Date: 3 p.m. 19 March, 2018.
Live streaming of the lecture is accesible at www.iask.hu and https://www.facebook.com/iask.hungary
Fifth Lecture of the iASK Series: “The Future of Europe in Global Context” by Philippe Schmitter (European University Institute, Firenze)
Date: on 24th of April at 10.00 a.m.
Venue: Zwinger Old Tower, Chernel St. 16. H-9730 Kőszeg
Live streaming of the lecture is accessible at www.iask.hu and https://www.facebook.com/iask.hungary
Europe’s growing Muslim population has become a subject of debate and controversy over the past decade. Several factors have contributed to the heightened attention on the question of Islam in Europe and, correspondingly, to misconceptions surrounding that question. One is the reoccurring crisis of serious jihadi terrorism across the European space; another is the unruly…
Europe’ – as we know it in 2017 – similar to democracies – might ’die’, or collapse as an old and exhausted set of institutions.
Reframing Europe’s Future: Challenges and Failures of the European Construction, edited by Jody Jensen and Ferenc Miszlivetz. Routledge, 2015. 267 p.
Europe’s growing Muslim population… Several factors have contributed to the heightened attention on the question of Islam in Europe…
Why both the Spanish and the Catalan governments think they come out reinforced from the referendum clash? The PP may be seen as sole guarantor of Spanish unity, while support for pro-independence parties morphs into a reaction against repression by the Spanish government and its conservative values. By Felipe G. Santos (iASK researcher) The whole article…
Arguments and Cons – Austerity vs Social Cohesion – About the EU’s New Cohesion Guidelines