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In search of the ‘core electorate’

How should political parties react to an individualistic society?

Voters are becoming unstable in their voting behaviour, and party identification is in decline. These are only two of the developments that have their roots in a more individualistic society. Parties are confronted with these developments and have to find a way to maintain their attraction for the electorate. This article illustrates the challenges for parties and gives recommendations for action to maintain political stability. more…

Nico Lange | June 24, 2015

Kazakhstan's Emergence as an Energy Superpower: EU-Kazakh Relations

EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talks

On 20 April, 2015 at the River Room at King's College London (KCL), the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS), together with the Institute for Strategic Dialogue and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) in London, organized the second event of the "EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talks 2015" on "Kazakhstan as an Emerging Energy Superpower", followed by a panel discussion organised together with the Nazarbayev University and KAS Kazakhstan on EU-Kazakh Relations. more…

Event Reports | June 15, 2015

Iran's Re-emergence as an Energy Superpower

EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talks

On February 24th, 2015 at the War Studies Department of King's College London the European Centre for Energy Resource Security (EUCERS), together with the Institute for Strategic Dialogue and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) in London hosted the first roundtable discussion - "Iran as a Re-Emerging Energy Superpower: Obstacle, Opportunities, Impact", of the 2015 Energy Talk Series on "(Re-) Emerging Energy Superpowers''. more…

Event Reports | June 15, 2015

Alok Sharma MP and Stephan Meyer MdB: Britain and Germany can work together to deliver free movement reform

Alok Sharma MP and Stephan Meyer MdB: Britain and Germany can work together to deliver free movement reform more…

May 22, 2015

"I want to destroy the EU"

EU opponents in the 8th European Parliament. Taking stock of the past year

In the run-up to the European elections of 2014, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung predicted that the EU’s opponents would grow in strength. Over the last ten to fifteen years, several protest parties whose original attitude had been mainly critical towards foreigners, Islam, or immigration had set up the European Union as their second enemy stereotype. The forecasts were overtaken by reality: Never before have there been as many EU opponents sitting in the European Parliament as now. more…

Karsten Grabow, PD Dr. Torsten Oppelland | May 22, 2015