Opinion

12 January 2018
A Surprising Role Model for European Politicians

Far from being Brussels’ darling, Viktor Orban has, however, endeared himself to some European leaders who admire his pragmatism and political know-how.

By Martin Ehl
 
10 January 2018
Uncivil War

Croatia rejects The Hague’s shock therapy, and gains a new saint.

By Uffe Andersen
 
3 January 2018
The Fall of the Soviet Union Revisited

Top academics are still debating why the USSR collapsed and whether the West could have done more in the early 1990s to secure a well-functioning democracy in Russia.

By Peter Rutland
 
20 December 2017
Free Calls to the New Balkans Premium

More just a strain on Balkan pockets, roaming charges over EU borders are another example of how deeper regional integration could make everyone’s life easier. 

By Boyko Vassilev
 
13 December 2017
The Right Man at the Right Time? Premium

If they prove successful, the newly appointed prime minister’s plans could bring PiS the popularity boost it needs to cement its rule.

By Martin Ehl
 

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Date: March 12, 2018 – July 1, 2018

The course is for free and TOL will cover all travel expenses for attendees. Applicants should be from a master’s program (or in the final years of their studies), either in journalism or media studies, or other relevant fields such as political science, security studies, international relations or other. One of the main selection criteria will be a proven motivation to use the acquired skills in practice. While much of the instruction will be in Czech, fluent English is a requirement.

 

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