10-11.03.2016

The next reset? The West and Russia between the Crimea and ISIS

A Krytyka Polityczna affiliate debate

The sacrificial lamb? As geopolitical interests converge, Russia has been begrudgingly accepted back into the international fold. But what of the forgotten shadow war in Eastern Europe? Could conflict in the Middle East and its knock on effect in terms of immigration to Europe lead to a favourable compromise for Russia in the Donbass region and the Crimea?
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13-17.11.2015

The CEF 2015. Everyone is lying

A Project Forum TTT event

Sowing the seeds of confusion The Central European Forum is back in its seventh installment and in 2015 the speakers are looking at disinformation and the way that it's seeming infiltration of reporting is affecting the way we perceive the world around us. A weekend looking at propaganda, memory, media manipulation, Russia and the West.
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13.11.2015

Futures: poetry of the Greek crisis

A Free Word and Penned in the Margins affiliate event

Forged in the fires of discontent Free Word and Penned in the Margins show us the Greek crisis from another perspective, introducing us to the voices of a new generation of Greek poets, whose talents have developed and been inspired by the turbulent events around them. Listen to the recording!

21.10.2014

Europe and the crisis in the Ukrainian Republic

A deBuren TTT debate

Good neighbours? The recent crisis has highlighted the conflict of interests caused by Russian resurgence and the EU's expansion in the East. In the run-up to the Ukrainian parliamentary elections, deBuren asked how capable the EU really is of guaranteeing stability, not just internally, but also on its borders, and what, if any, meaning international treaties retain in lieu of the means and will to reinforce them. Watch the video highlights!

24.04.2014

Computer says no

A Coolpolitics debate

Democraticisation or distraction? Is e-democracy an innovation or a regression? Do online voting tools and the new opportunities offered by social media actually help us to become more politically proactive or, in that they offer us to many ready made solutions, do they encourage a new passivity which is damaging political participation? Coolpolitics investigates.
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19.11.2012

People of Europe rise up (1)!

A Krytyka Polityczna TTT debate

Societal Reform Southern Europe is feeling the pinch of austerity measures enforced from above and society appears to be becoming dominated by increasingly well connected financial elites. There are, however, new organisations emerging which show potential solutions to our developing socio-economic concerns.
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15.11.2012

Truth and Love

A Project Forum TTT event

Political Honesty In a time of European crisis the Central European Forum looks at the work of Václav Havel and aks where the rising tide of hatred in our societies is coming from, what role aggressive modern variants of populism are playing in this process and how we can stay true to the core values of love and truth.
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06.11.2012

(at) Home in Europe

A Coolpolitics TTT debate

Identity What is European identity, where is it located and for what reasons do we as Europeans feel at home? We often consider ourselves to be of specific regional and national backgrounds, but, upon analysis, how realistic exactly are these identities in the modern pluralistic world we live in?
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05.11.2012

Whose solidarity, whose egoism?

A Krytyka Polityczna TTT debate

Southern Europe How exactly did the Southern European states acquire such massive debts and what is the best way of resurrecting their economies? Should we opt for European solidarity and move closer together to protect our combined assets or is it time that a lesson was learnt about the consequences of overspending?
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01.10.2012

Occupy in “European”

A Depot TTT debate

Protest In order to keep the memory of political occupations alight, Depot, Vienna, brings us back to Europe and takes a closer look at the European traditions of occupation as a political tool. Examples both past and present are discussed by those with personal experience of what they speak.
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28.09.2012

A view from Spain: is this my Europe?

A CIDOB TTT debate

Identity With growing anti-Europeanism in this time of economic crisis there are signs that even traditionally pro-European countries are starting to lose their enthusiasm for the European Project. In this climate of pressure and subjectivism CIDOB looks to analyse what it means to be European in the 21st century.
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