Marica Frangakis: The Multiple Meanings of EU Exit and Their Implications for the Future of Europe

A significant change has taken place in the EU state of affairs in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, which morphed into a debt crisis in the Eurozone. What was thus far unthinkable became a possibility.  The exit of a member state from the Union came to be contemplated, speculated and acted upon. More 

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Erika Feyerabend: The Science Issue – Reproduction Medicine or the Extension of the Zone of Exploitation 

Issues like reproduction medicine (and the kind of tourism linked to it), the practice of making use of „egg cell donors“ or of „surrogate mothers“ are commonly seen as a bio-ethical challenge. Then there is talk about „values“ More

Etienne Balibar: Borderland Europe and the Challenge of Migration

We tend to think that the external limits of the European Union define the ‘real’ borders of Europe, which is a mistake. Confronted with the violent obscene images that have been reaching us ever since the influx of refugees More