Politics

18 January 2018
Romanian Kingmakers Pick New Premier

The ruling Social Democrats retain their hold on power despite a string of scandals and political defeats.

 
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16 January 2018
Romania’s Tudose Falls in Power Struggle

For the second time in less than a year, Social Democrat top brass push a prime minister out of office.

 
Jiri Drahos
15 January 2018
Maverick Czech President Seeks Second Term
Runoff round will pit incumbent Zeman against a scientist with pro-EU leanings.
 
12 January 2018
A Surprising Role Model for European Politicians

Far from being Brussels’ darling, Viktor Orban has, however, endeared himself to some European leaders who admire his pragmatism and political know-how.

By Martin Ehl
 
12 January 2018
Europe’s Illiberal States
Why are Hungary and Poland turning away from constitutional democracy? From The Conversation.
By Stephen I Pogany
 

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Date: March 12, 2018 – July 1, 2018

The course is for free and TOL will cover all travel expenses for attendees. Applicants should be from a master’s program (or in the final years of their studies), either in journalism or media studies, or other relevant fields such as political science, security studies, international relations or other. One of the main selection criteria will be a proven motivation to use the acquired skills in practice. While much of the instruction will be in Czech, fluent English is a requirement.

 

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