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Pontian Greek Remembrance Day in Düsseldorf

By Aspasia Zontanou In 1994, the Greek parliament declared that the Pontian Greek Genocide (1914-1923) be remembered every year on May 19. This last Sunday,...

What Was Theophanes of Constantinople’s Contribution to Early Russia?

By Catherine Tsounis Catherine Tsounis is a published author of Greek descent and a travel enthusiast who gives us insight into the Byzantine influence in...

Report from Lesvos: without safe access to asylum, people will keep risking their lives...

By Heaven Crawley I stood in the corner of a dusty cemetery on the Greek island of Lesvos and watched a mother bury her child....

Are Migrants Entering Europe Being Treated As Criminals

By Dimitris Dalakoglou and Antonios Alexandridis The European Union, one of the strongest economies in the world and home to some of the most advanced state apparatuses...

An Ancient Greek Wrote the Perfect Play to Reflect on the Refugee Crisis in...

By: Laura Swift Berlin recently agreed to curb the number of migrants it welcomed after a backlash against Angela Merkel’s suspension of EU rules limiting...

Migrant or refugee? Why it matters which word you choose

By Charlotte Taylor* Across Europe, a debate is raging about how to describe the thousands of people escaping war and turmoil in their own countries and...

25 Years Later: DIW Berlin’s Experts Analyse German and European Monetary Union

Was the design of German monetary union flawed? Was it a mistake to adopt the euro? On the occasion of this historically important date, experts at DIW Berlin addressed these questions.

Europe Is Heading Towards Constitutional Crisis, With or Without Greece

The future of the European Union and its shaky legal foundations have been laid bare by the Greek crisis.

Greece Is Just the Start of Europe’s Problems

As we hold our breath and wait for the eventual outcome of the Greek bail-out negotiations, it’s tempting to see Europe’s challenges as purely economic in nature.
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EU’s Refugee Relocation Plans Desperately Need a Reality Check

By Katharine Jones, Coventry University The European Commission has announced that it will embark on an unprecedented mandatory emergency “relocation” of 40,000 Syrian and Eritrean refugees....