• Paradiplomacy: Why is it good for democracy?

    October 2017

    Following the publication of our successful book on Paradiplomacy in which we looked at how subnational jurisdictions like towns, cities, counties, regions and other non-state actors use paradiplomacy to seek influence beyond their borders, we have created a new animated video to help bring the concept...

  • ImagiNation – 100 years of visual political com...

    October 2017

    The book invites the reader to embark on a fascinating excursion into the visual history of self-determination. ImagiNation chronicles political struggles of minorities, autonomist, regionalist and pro-independence political parties from all over Europe over the past decades. The posters tell a story of political...

  • Second home buying in Europe’s peripheral regio...

    September 2017

    The development of second homes, such as vacation homes used for summer or weekend getaways, is a phenomenon that characterizes the growth of European societies. There are many reasons for the existence of second homes and they have evolved over time. The dominance of...

  • Coppieters Awards 2017 to recognize Carme Forcadell

    September 2017

    On 26th of September 2017, Centre Maurits Coppieters will honor Ms Carme Forcadell (14th Speaker of the Parliament of Catalonia) as the 2017 recipient of the Coppieters Awards at an official award ceremony in Brussels.

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Dec 05 2017

Nominations open for Coppieters awards 2018

Dec 04 2017

Celebrating diversity, citizenship and the European project with Fundació Josep Irla

Nov 28 2017

“The language of generosity is very different from language of rights,” says Michael Ignatieff at a debate on Europe’s refugees and migrants

Nov 28 2017

Current challenges for minority languages in today’s diverse societies

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ImagiNation – 100 years of visual political commun...

The book invites the reader to embark on a fascinating excursion into...


Second home buying in Europe’s peripheral regions

The development of second homes, such as vacation homes used for summer...


Size, Efficiency and Equality: Successful Cases in the G...

The growth of inequality in OECD countries has a long history, and...


Feminism on the Peripheries of Europe

This collection of essays is a product of almost a year of...