On 22 September 2013, the German federal election was held in the very eye of a European storm. While people throughout the Eurozone were debating whether or not the visibly dramatic effects of fiscal austerity policy in Southern countries would eventually be outweighed by the long-term benefits of structural adjustment, indifferent Germans enjoyed the warm breeze of relative economic well-being on their way to the polls.
Business O Feminin has interviewed Martyna Kowol, a current member of Nouvelle Europe, for a study dedicated to the young generation of women in the EU. Martyna Kowol is currently preparing her thesis on China and EU economic diplomacy.
Business O Feminin has interviewed Annamária Tóth for a study dedicated to the young generation of women in the EU. Annamária Tóth is a project manager at the European Forum Alpbach, Austria's leading international conference committed to European integration, democracy and sustainability.
Business O Feminin has interviewed Mariliis Mets, a former member of Nouvelle Europe, for a study dedicated to the young generation of women. As a 27 year-old Estonian, Mariliis Mets is currently a Chief Expert at the Estonian Ministry of Defence.
To what extent do history and space shape the process of democratization? How to analyze the so-called transition paradigm? Grzegorz Ekiert, Professor of Government, Director of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies and Senior Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, answers Zbigniew Truchlewski's questions for Nouvelle Europe.
The challenge for the Czechs, Slovaks, and Hungarians is to take on board Poland and reinvent Central Europe. Interview with former French Ambassador Benoît d’Aboville.
Nouvelle Europe interviewed Prof. Snyder of Yale University on the history of Central and Eastern European nations and on his works (such as Bloodlands and The Reconstruction of Nations).
There is a Hungarian saying that the Hungarians and the Poles are good friends and will stay together for better or for worse. This saying seems to be reconfirmed in some of today's socio-political debates. As far as abortion and other sexual, reproductive and health rights (SRHR) are concerned, “Hungary is polandising,” Judith Wirth, Policy Officer at NaNe Women's Association from Budapest, argued at the conference “Women, Gender and Feminism(s) in the V4 Countries”.
Women in Central Europe experienced the bloom of democracy and liberalized economies since they got rid of communist regimes. These transitions gave birth to many expectations, as did the 2004 EU accession. But what is the actual position of women in economies and particularly in labour markets? What are their challenges and future perspectives?