Tomorrow (25 Mar) marks an important milestone for the EU: the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaties of Rome. As the first elections in a string of important elections in Europe this year, the Dutch general election held on 15 Mar was followed closely by the press. Brexit negotiations look set to start with the British Prime Minister’s announcement that the UK will trigger Article 50 on 29 Mar. The much anticipated meeting between Angela Merkel and Donald Trump in Washington (17 Mar) was widely described as icy, exposing differences in areas of trade, migration and military spending. The Trump-Merkel meeting stood in contrast with Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe’s trip to Europe. The European Research Council (ERC) celebrated its 10th anniversary on Monday (20 Mar). Click on the image to read more on this week's News and Views.
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You are cordially invited to a public lecture on "Challenges to an Interdependent World: Nationalism and Populism in Comparative Perspective" by Mr Jonas Condomines, held on Thursday, 30 March 2017 (10.30am - 12pm) at NUS, CIT Auditorium. Click on the image to read more.
You are cordially invited to a public lecture on "Will Populism Trump in the Upcoming Elections in Europe?" by Mr Jonas Condomines, held on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 (5.30pm - 7pm) at Singapore Institute of International Affairs. Click on the image to read more.
News on the Dutch elections and the spat between The Netherlands and Turkey in the run-up to the elections dominated the headlines in several European newspapers this week. In news and views on Europe, we bring you news about the 2017 Dutch Elections, tensions rise between Turkey and EU member states over political rallies, ECJ ruling on Islamic headscarf ban at workplace, British Parliament passes the Brexit Bill while Scotland seeks second Independence Referendum, China supports a united EU while playing down the risk of Brexit, as well as Trump’s foreign policy is dividing Europe. Click on the image to read more about these stories.
The European Studies summer programme, offered by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU), focus on the historical development, the economic, societal, political and philosophical dimensions of the European integration project. The course analyses Europe's role as an international political and economic power and its relations to different countries and regions of the world, in particular with Southeast Asia. Click on the image to read more or visit http://www.nus-misu.de/en/ for more information on the programme.