Subterranean Politics in Europe is a research collaboration based at the London School of Economics and Political Science exploring bottom-up politics across Europe through case studies in Germany, Spain, Italy, Hungary and London.
Watch Professor Mary Kaldor discuss activism, Europe and the aftermath of the Greek elections with Ludovica Rogers and Hara Kouki. The conversation was organised by LSE’s Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit in collaboration with Euro Crisis in the Press and with funding from the Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE). You can also read our recent report, Crisis Discourses in Europe: Media EU-phemisms and Alternative Narratives, here.
30 Jun 2014 - Crisis Discourses in Europe
This new report sets out to explore the dominant discourses around the euro crisis to understand why there appears to be such a mismatch between the concerns of subterranean political activists and the way in which the crisis is framed in the dominant discourse.
In partnership with LSE’s Euro Crisis in the Press team, the background paper reviews the latest empirical studies on media coverage of the euro crisis across the continent, analyses national and trans-European polling data, and draws upon collaborations with academics from across Europe who are working on projects related to perceptions of the crisis. The paper thus acts both as literature review and (non-statistical) meta-analysis of the current research available.Read on