Tag Archives: European Union

Scotland: the morning after

Image from the Herald Scotland. For more election coverage, click here.  Scottish voters have voted down the Referendum by a margin of 10%. But the vote skewed more dramatically along party lines and especially by age group: 16-17 year olds voted … Continue reading

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Postcard from Scotland

For more front page news, click through to the Guardian’s round-up The polls have closed and votes are being counted. U-M History professor Kali Israel writes from Scotland: The city is jumping and yet of course also very tense—the pubs will … Continue reading

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Scotland Decides: The Referendum is this Thursday, September 18

Image by Andrew Mac. For other posters marking the Referendum, see http://bellacaledonia.org.uk/2014/08/29/the-top-20-indy-posters-are/ History will be made on Thursday when Scotland votes on independence. Some see the Referendum as a forum on the state of the EU and will watch for response from … Continue reading

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On Croatian Accession to the EU

by Tamara Ćapeta On 1 July 2013, after lengthy process of negotiation, Croatia becomes the 28th Member State of the European Union. With the exception of Turkey, Croatian path to the EU was the longest one. Formal request for membership … Continue reading

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CES End of Semester Luncheon: What does the European crisis mean for European Studies?

There has been, of course, no single “European Crisis” in the past several years.  The banking crisis that spread from the United States to Europe in 2008, and the sovereign debt crises that spread from Greece to Portugal and Italy … Continue reading

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French and German Consuls coming to U-M: Partnership and European crisis will be focus

The Center for European Studies at the University of Michigan is pleased to welcome Christian Brecht, Consul General of Germany, and Graham Paul, Consul General of France, to discuss “The Challenges Facing Europe: A French-German Approach.” The visit comes at … Continue reading

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Conversations: How fragile is the euro? by Global Michigan

For more on the talk and to read more excerpts from Jim Adams‘ lecture, please see the Global Michigan article by William Foreman. Just how fragile is the euro? Is it terminal? Will it disappear? “I wouldn’t bet against the very existence of the … Continue reading

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U-M Economics Professor Jim Adams on the fragility of the euro

Shared from cbsnews.com. University of Michigan Professor William J. Adams, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Economics; and CES Affiliated Faculty, was quoted this morning on cbsnews.com in How fragile is the euro?

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Take a chance on me

The movie “Mamma Mia” (2008) – from a musical which premiered in London and toured to New York, written and directed by Britons and inspired by the songs of Abba – is set on an idyllic (and fictional) Greek island. … Continue reading

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Results are in: the Brussels top 5

One of the requirements for students in the Michigan/Windsor EU Study Abroad Program is a journal or blog where they are expected to share their reflections on, well, whatever made an impression on them during the 15 days of the … Continue reading

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