Student solidarity across borders: Students, universities and refugee crises past and present

Op Ed UK

By Dr Georgina Brewis, Senior Lecturer in the History of Education at UCL Institute of Education, University College London. The summer of 2015 has seen an unprecedented number of refugees fleeing from Syria to Europe, with many citizen-led initiatives filling the vacuum where government support has been found wanting. At the forefront of these volunteers have been student groups who, …

Behind Greece-Russia Relations: An Axis of Necessity or Trojan Horse Politics?

Ahmed Ghoneim Europe, World Politics

Greece’s energy Minister announced last week that his country will be signing a document on political support for Gazprom’s Turkish Stream project at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in June. Greece will invest $2 billion in the construction of this controversial project. However the growing understanding between Greece and Russia should not be taken as unusual and indeed Athens-Moscow …