Nicholas Thorpe

 

Thorpe

Nickolas Thorpe (Upnor, England 1960) has lived in Budapest since 1986,reporting on east-central Europe and the Balkans for the BBC,Independent, Guardian and Observer newspapers. Since 1996 he has been the BBC Central Europe correspondent. His book '89 The Unfinished Revolution - Power and Powerlessness in eastern Europe' was published by Reportage Press in London in November 2009. His new book, Danube will be published by Yale University Press in September 2013.

 

 

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Bulgaria: The Non-voters in Power

Bulgaria: The Non-voters in Power

Description
In the latest parliamentary elections in Bulgaria, the turnout hit a historic low at less than 50%. Read the post on EUDO Café by Vesco Paskalev
Date:
22/10/2014
The 2014 EP elections: From "nine second-order national elections" to twenty-eight separate European elections?

The 2014 EP elections: From "nine second-order national elections" to twenty-eight separate European elections?

Description
The 22-25 May results have not substantially questioned the second-order model, which understands EP election campaigns – and election results – as essentially driven, in each country, by national rather than European issues. Read the EUDO café post by Lorenzo De Sio
Date:
13/10/2014
Parties and democracy in post-communist Europe

Parties and democracy in post-communist Europe

Description
The workshop, co-organised by OPPR and the University of Alberta, will take place at the EUI in Villa Paola on 18 and 19 September 2014
Date:
15/09/2014