Second issue of “Baltic Journal of Political Science”

2014-02-24 Institute News

Institute of International Relations and Political Science at Vilnius University (IIRPS VU) has published the second issue of “Baltic Journal of Political Science” – on topical issues and long-term political trends in the region. Zenonas Norkus explores the place of presidents in political systems of the Baltic countries, while Mindaugas Kuklys attempts to name the main causes of high legislative turnover in these countries. Important aspects of European integration are analysed in the issue as well. Viljar Veebel and Raul Markus study why and how the EU institutions got more power during the crisis of euro zone, and Gunta Pastore seeks to evaluate the role of small new EU member states in forming the EU foreign policy, their achievements and lessons. Finally, the topics of populism in Latvian media (Ilze Balcere) and of Rainis’s political thought (Inese Grumolte) are also covered. The journal is finalised by a review of topical Agnia Grigas’s study on intersections of energy and memory policies between the Baltic countries and Russia.

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