Simon Hix: Referendums in a two-speed Europe (Part II)

By Lise Herman and Valentin Kreilinger | 23 February 2011

In the second part of this interview, Simon Hix, professor in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science, puts into perspective the use and reach of referendums in member states. He also gives us some pronostics about the future of political Europe.

Simon Hix: British Tories, Brussels, and a Bill (Part I)

By Lise Herman and Valentin Kreilinger | 22 February 2011

Simon Hix is professor in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He provided evidence to the European Scrutiny Committee in the House of Commons during the parliamentary debates on the EU Bill. In this interview to Nouvelle Europe, he gives his impressions on the significance and relevance of this piece of legislation which requires a referendum before any further transfer of power to the EU.

A call for pragmatism of the Polish foreign policy

By Valentin Stoian | 17 February 2011

The Polish foreign policy has recently had a good press in the mainstream media. A departure from the times of romantic passions, often marked by russophobia, disorganization and pettiness, which have been  associated with the government of the Kaczynski brothers (formed by their party Law and Justice, ‘Prawo i Sprawiedliwość’) is repeatedly mentioned. What has happened? What will be the consequences of such a change? This article aims to assess these changes it the context of the European politics.

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Nouvelle Europe's 2017

By Balázs Gyimesi | January 4 2018

As the New Year begins, it is time to look back at what we achieved in 2017. For Nouvelle Europe, 2017 was a year of successful conferences, numerous articles and four, widely read dossiers on diverse topics.