Parties belonging to the ‘moderate’ political spectrum in today’s Europe have been claiming victory in national elections across EU countries. In the Netherlands, France, Germany and Austria, where the future of Europe was played out at high risk and high stakes, extremist forces ‘lost’. In the Czech Republic, even though Babis’ populists won the election, […]
Rodrigo Vaz is currently a MA in International Relations and Diplomacy Studies at the College of Europe, Bruges. He was until recently Assistant Project Manager at the Assembly of European Regions and he has worked as Graduate Attaché Researcher at the British Institute in Eastern Africa. He holds a BA in International Relations from the Catholic University of Portugal and a MSc in African Politics at SOAS, University of London. His research interests lie mainly in political transition and regime change within a combined history and politics approach.