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  1. 5 October 2017 - Public Affairs

    Unified no more: Spain spirals towards constitutional crisis

    With Catalonia's leaders set to declare independence from Spain, the country is heading for a major constitutional crisis says a University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 25 September 2017 - Public Affairs

    Far right are the ‘real’ winners in the German election

    The far-right AfD is the real winner in the 2017 German election and Angela Merkel has been weakened, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 4 September 2017 - Public Affairs

    Why action on climate change isn’t an issue for Germans

    Chancellor Merkel's emissions reductions policies enjoy broad support in Germany because climate science is widely accepted, says University of Melbourne expert

  4. 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.

  5. 22 June 2017 - Public Affairs

    Should the EU be considered a model for ASEAN?

    As the EU and ASEAN celebrate 40 years of relations, the University of Melbourne looks at whether ASEAN should look to the EU as a role model of integration?

  6. 9 June 2017 - Public Affairs

    Uncertainty in the UK

    The British electorate has rejected Theresa May and the Tories, making a no-deal outcome in Brexit talks more likely, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  7. Podcast12 May 2017 - The Policy Shop

    The battle for academic freedom in Europe

    The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast examines the Central European University's campaign against new Hungarian laws threatening academic freedom.

  8. 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?

  9. 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.

  10. 24 March 2017 - Public Affairs

    Russia’s meddling in the French elections: How and why?

    Vladimir Putin's potential influence over elections in Western Europe are part of his goal to weaken NATO and return Russia to Superpower status.