SORT-OF RUSSIA – An overview of Belarus explaining its complicated relationship with Russia and its western neighbors.
THE EURASIAN GIANTS – The complicated but consequential relationship between China and Russia.
NEITHER EAST NOR WEST – An explanation of Russia’s long history, focusing on its ambivalent relationship with (the rest of ) Europe.
MEDIOCRITÀ MEDITERRANEA – An examination of Italy that asks why it often fails to shape European affairs to the extent of its northern neighbors.
SWISS BLISS – An overview of Switzerland that asks why it’s such an awesome country.
EUROSIS; OR: BEWARE GREEKS BEARING DEBTS – A lengthy explanation of the euro crisis.
BETTER THAN DEATH – The Mediterranean refugee crisis.
SIX DECADES OF EUROVISION – One of the greatest displays of European unity and cultural understanding: the Eurovision Song Contest.
CELTIC CARTOONS – A short post on Cartoon Saloon, a unique but charming Irish animation studio.
ROMANIAN RAMBLING – An overview of Romania, an overlooked but (somewhat) significant country.
ÜBER ALLES? – An overview of Germany, focusing on how it has risen to dominate Europe.
RUE BRITANNIA – A postmortem on the Scottish independence referendum.