Britain and Europe: Culture, Country or Continent?
Wednesday, 15 June 2016
The Legatum Institute's 'Roads to Freedom' Series hosted a panel discussion ahead of the UK’s forthcoming EU Referendum that offered a fresh perspective through analysing Britain's relationship with continental Europe in the context of a thousand years of history.
Britain's Future in the World: A Time of Choosing
Thursday, 5 May 2016
As the EU referendum approaches, the Legatum Institute hosted a debate on Britain’s role in the world with Steve Baker (MP for Wycombe), Gideon Rachman (Financial Times) and Anne Applebaum (Legatum Institute).
Why Obama is Right to Urge Britain to Stay in the EU
Thursday, 21 April 2016
The United States can't afford for the UK to lose its foothold as a world leader, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post).
Brexit Debate: Britain Will Be More Prosperous Inside the EU
Monday, 11 April 2016
As part of the 1675 Club series, Abigail Watson (Research Intern at the Legatum Institute) moderated a roundtable table discussion on the forthcoming EU referendum. The motion was: “Britain will be more prosperous inside the EU”
Why Insurgency Is Fun
Tuesday, 15 March 2016
The status quo in the Western democracies is under attack—and its defenders are looking more listless by the hour, writes Christian Caryl, Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute and editor of Democracy Lab.
Leaving the EU Will Hurt British Science
Thursday, 3 March 2016
Replacing European science grants with British government grants will not repair the damage to the science base of the economy should Britain decide to leave the EU, argues Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (BloombergView)
Cameron Needs Some Basic Lessons in Diplomacy
Wednesday, 17 February 2016
The PM has turned the EU negotiations into a one man show, writes Abigail Watson, Research Intern at the Legatum Institute (LeftFootForward.org)
Europe’s New Right Sounds Like the Old Left
Wednesday, 27 January 2016
Nationalist parties are winning votes by adopting ‘leftwing’ ideas, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Financial Times)
Rollback: Central Europe’s Populist Tide
Tuesday, 19 January 2016
Anton Shekhovtsov, Senior Visiting Fellow at the Legatum Institute, presented his new paper, ‘Is Transition Reversible? The Case of Central Europe’, in conversation with Anne Applebaum and Slawomir Sierakowski.
Putin’s Useful Idiots: Russian Media and the European Far Right
Thursday, 24 September 2015
At a recent lunch discussion moderated by Anne Applebaum, Anton Shekhovtsov, Visiting Senior Fellow to the Transitions Forum, exposed the increasingly strong ties between the Russian media and the European far right.
Migrant Crisis in Hungary
Sunday, 20 September 2015
Anne Applebaum, Director of the Legatum Institute's Transitions Forum, participated in an ABC podcast on Hungary's struggle to meet the challenge of the thousands seeking escape from violence in places like Syria and Iraq.
Europe’s Deadly Denial
Monday, 14 September 2015
The refugee crisis is the consequence of Europe’s refusal to confront the wars on its borders, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Slate)
Greece is a Turning Point for the EU
Thursday, 9 July 2015
After the Greek crisis, the European Union will either have to deepen its union or drift apart, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)
It’s the Greek Politics, Stupid
Tuesday, 23 June 2015
The Greek crisis is a political mess that threatens all of Europe, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)
What Transition? The Strange Case of Hungary and Romania
Tuesday, 16 June 2015
Anton Shekhovtsov, Transitions Forum Visiting Senior Fellow, shared insights from his research on Romania and Hungary’s democratic development—and the threats that might lie ahead—at a roundtable discussion.
It’s Getting Ugly in Hungary
Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Desperate to shore up his flagging popularity, Hungary Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is embracing the far right, writes Anton Shekhovtsov, Visiting Fellow at the Legatum Institute (Democracy Lab)
The End of Britain As We Know It
Sunday, 10 May 2015
David Cameron’s re-election could mark the start of internal upheaval, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)
How the European Far Right Became Mainstream
Thursday, 23 April 2015
Strategic ‘deradicalisation’ is the key to winning euroskeptic votes, writes Anton Shekhovtsov, Visiting Fellow to the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Politico)
What's Gone Wrong with the EU? And What Do We Know About the Economics of the EU Membership?
Tuesday, 27 May 2014
The Legatum Institute's inaugural 'Economics of Prosperity' lecture played host to Graeme Leach, Director of Economics and Prosperity Studies at the Legatum Institute and Roger Bootle, Managing Director of Capital Economics and winner of the Wolfson Economics Prize. The speakers spoke on the topics of: What do we know about the economics of the EU membership? and what has gone wrong with the EU?