• Vernissage of the
  • Exhibition “What About Women’s Rights”

  • 24 February 2018 - 24 February 2018 |   Vienna
  • The exhibition focuses on the “status of women” issue among Middle Eastern women in general, and among women in Israel, women in Palestinian society and on women that were raised in pluralist societies composed of secular, traditional and religious cultures.
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  • Opinion
  • Change and Continuity in the Polish Government

  • By Gavin Rae | 17 Jan 18
  • After two years in government, the ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS) has made some significant changes to the personnel of its government. Nevertheless, these changes are more designed to consolidate the government’s position, rather than signalling any significant alteration in its political course.
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  • There is a need to construct a new narrative for the issue of migration in order to move away from the populist and right-wing discourse which is being spread across Europe, by placing migration in its correct historical and geographical context so...

  • On general trends of political and social development in the region of CEE (and not only) in the last 25 years – in order to understand the main roots of recent authoritarian tendencies in their historical contexts.

  • As the German playwright Bertolt Brecht once noted, ‘Thought is something that follows from difficulties and precedes action’. The European Union is in difficulties. So too is the Left.

  • An insight in decision-making processes and preferences of the policy makers on security and defence issues.



The political system of Spain has been changed after the December 2015 elections.

Can right-wing parties with a nationalist and populist agenda come into power even in the core of the EU? Of which character is the challenge they are posing to the Left?

New social actors pose new challenges to organisational structures for political action.