Talking Europe(um) is a podcast which comments on current issues in the European Union. List of episodes, as well as information about where you can listen to the podcast, is in the article.
Episode 45. - Disinformation in the Czech Information Sphere - 1st Anniversary of the War in Ukraine
Episode 44. - New President of the Czech Republic - Swedish Presidency of the Council of Europe
Episode 43. - Which EU events will we be watching in 2023?
Episode 42. - COP27 Climate Conference - Current trends in electromobility
Episode 41. - New Tensions in Europe's Relations with the US - The Economic Situation and Fiscal Responsibility in Europe
Episode 40. - Presidential elections in Brazil - 30 years of the EU Single Market
Episode 39 - Introduction to the functioning of energy markets - How does the EU plan to protect media independence?
Episode 38 - Political turmoil in the UK - EU and European political community leaders meet
Episode 37 - Changing the vote in the EU Council - The future of enlargement
Episode 36 - Gas crisis in Europe - Regional coalitions in Central Europe
Episode 35 - European Citizens' Initiative
Episode 34 - Work in Progress: Can the EU finally push for the adoption of the Migration Pact?
Two years after the European Commission presented its New Pact on Migration and Asylum, package aimed at reforming both internal and external dimensions of this policy, French presidency finally achieved minor successes in the adoption of the proposed legislation. Moreover, wave of refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine seemed to provide a new momentum to unlock the veto of certain countries. What actually is EU's Common Asylum System? Did the war in Ukraine redefine position of Member States in this area? And can the Czech presidency follow up on the progress in the adoption of Migration Pact?
Episode 33 - The Prospect of Ukraine's EU Membership - Reality or Utopia?
Episode 32 - Conference on the Future of Europe: Will it change the way the EU works or will it remain a shadow of great ambitions?
Episode 31 - EU-Eastern Partnership Summit: A Promise for Future Deepening Relations?
Episode 30 - The threat of further Russian aggression in Ukraine?
Episode 29 - Refugees on the Polish-Belarusian border as a tool of pressure on the EU
Episode 28: Glasgow Climate Conference - Can we expect changes in the fight against global warming after COP-26?
Episode 27: New START Treaty: Does the European Union have a chance to influence the shape of the new version of the Treaty?
Episode 26: The impact of elections on the postition of the Czech republic in the EU [CZ]
Episode 25: Decarbonization of the automotive industry and electromobility. What is new and what does it mean for the Czechia? [CZ]
Episode 24: Repatriation of foreign terrorist fighters. Is there a common European approach?
Episode 23: How can the project Carbon Capture and Storage help with the lowering of carbon emissions?
Episode 22: 30 years since the inception of wars in the former Yugoslavia and their impact on the Western Balkan countries
Episode 21: Legacy of Angela Merkel: how did she change Germany and is the country ready for her departure?
Episode 20: Seventeen years since the Czech Republic's entrance into the EU
Episode 19: Slovenian prime minister in the spotlight - an attempt to change borders in Balkans?
Episode 18: Against the oppression of the Uighurs: How to understand the current dispute between the EU and China? [CZ/SK]
Episode 17: Side effect of the Russian vaccine: the fall of the Slovak government? [CZ/SK]
Episode 16: How does the Czech Republic intend to use money from the European fund for post-pandemic recovery? [CZ]
Episode 15: EU-Russia relations under strain: Geopolitics, Navalnyj and the upcoming elections [CZ]
Episode 14: Economy vs. Security: What is the future of the EU and China's relationship? [CZ]
Episode 13: Conference on the Future of Europe [CZ]
Episode 12: What to expect in 2021? [CZ]
Episode 11: The New Sheriff at the White House: What to Expect from Joe Biden? [CZ]
Episode 10: Tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean: How to resume EU-Turkey dialogue? [CZ]
Episode 9: Dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia: Has the West found common ground? [CZ]
Episode 8: Dance with the bear: Will Putin maintain his "friend" Lukashenko in power? [CZ]
The Democratic and Republican National Conventions have just wrapped up and so far have painted two stark and very different pictures of America. One has encompassed diversity, plurality, and normalcy, the other one focused on divisive issues and painted a distorted and polarized reality.
Our Deputy Director Christian Kvorning Lassen and Research Fellow and resident American, Danielle Piatkiewicz, discussed the differences between the two with regards to key foreign policy and domestic issues, while also having a free-wheeling more philosophical discussion about the state of the US and what the future might hold.
Episode 5: The first steps of the new Slovak government [CZ]
Expertise: European integration of Western Balkans, EU enlargement, Slovenian Politics and EU-Turkey relations