#Europe agenda: “Should Germany ban AKP election campaign” while President Erdoğan bids up by claiming: “Germany ‘aids and harbours terror’..

Debate: Should Germany ban AKP election campaign?  euro|topics The city of Gaggenau in south-west Germany has cancelled an event at which the Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ was to appear, stressing that this was not a political decision against the campaign for Turkish constitutional reform but a decision based on security concerns. President Erdoğan plans to … Read more

Refugee Crisis may also have a negative impact on scholars’ mobilities…

As many Turkish scholars are looking for jobs abroad, I hear a lot about that priority is given to those who have residency in the university’s host country. UK universities seem to be particularly notorious about this. If two candidates have similar evaluations, priority given to the one who has not residency problems even if the other is … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Elysee shakeup over Hollande photos…”Swiss ‘reject immigration curbs’

  Elysee shakeup over Hollande photos  BBC News | Europe | World Edition Five members of the French president’s staff are reassigned as police investigate photos taken of Francois Hollande with an actress inside the Elysee Palace. Cameron’s speech: The response (so far) from around Europe  Open Europe blog The big speech has been delivered – you … Read more

Eurosphere roundup: Germany Elections aftermath… Police chiefs quit in Greece shake-up after Neo-Nazi murder…

Germany’s path towards new government fraught with dilemmas After losing out on her preferred coalition partners, Germany’s newly re-elected chancellor, Angela Merkel, faces a number of hurdles in securing a power-sharing deal with rival left-leaning parties. While Merkel and her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won a resounding victory in Germany?s general elections on Sunday (22 … Read more

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