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  1. 10 July 2017 - Public Affairs

    Crises in the EU: What does the future hold?

    The European Union is navigating multiple challenges in the face of large debts and rising populism. University of Melbourne experts ask what the future holds.

  2. 30 June 2017 - Science Matters

    The human fingerprint on Europe’s recent heat

    University of Melbourne climate modelling shows the June 2017 heatwave in Western Europe can likely be attributed to human-influenced climate change.

  3. 19 June 2017 - Public Affairs

    France clearly ‘On the Move’

    Macron's En Marche! won an overall majority in the French legislative election but will still face challenges in government, says the University of Melbourne.

  4. 8 May 2017 - Public Affairs

    The new French president’s role in saving Europe

    Emmanuel Macron has defeated Marine Le Pen in the presidential race; a University of Melbourne expert asks whether he will be key in saving the EU?

  5. 5 May 2017 - Public Affairs

    Europe holds its breath as France chooses its President

    As Le Pen and Macron face off in the final round of the French presidential election, the University of Melbourne considers Macron's background and platform.

  6. 24 April 2017 - Public Affairs

    French poll could set up a constitutional crisis

    Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen won the first round of voting in the 2017 French presidential elections. University of Melbourne experts respond.

  7. 7 April 2017 - Public Affairs

    France’s presidential campaign: A strategy of fear versus a strategy of opportunity

    The 2017 French presidential election campaign is witnessing the French public falling into two main camps, just like with Trump in the US and Brexit in the UK.

  8. 3 April 2017 - Public Affairs

    Four reasons Marine Le Pen probably won’t become French president

    Le Pen is a leading candidate in the 2017 French presidential election but a number of factors, including corruption charges, mean she is unlikely to win.

  9. 30 March 2017 - Public Affairs

    Is populism pushing Europe’s left-wing parties into long-term decline?

    To challenge the rise the populist Right in some European countries, the Left needs a stronger vision, like social democratic parties had in the Post-War years.

  10. 16 March 2017 - Public Affairs

    Dutch election results are the opposite of Trump-like populism

    The 2017 Dutch election can be viewed as a victory for democracy, with parties from across the political spectrum possible candidates for coalition government.