Talk of Europe finalized

The Talk of Europe project has now ended. With three great Creative Camps (1, 2 and 3), a fantastic dataset and several publications we are happy with the project results. Please find an overview of the most important outcomes below. If you have any questions concerning the project please feel free to contact Martijn Kleppe ( & Laura Hollink ( We like Continue reading

First things first. What you should know about the plenary debates of the EU

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To understand the available data on the plenary sessions, some background is required about the workings of the political assemblies, the policy-making and the parliamentary course of action. Political assemblies In the European Parliament, several political formations co-exist. The party groups, or simply called parties, represent the main ideological divisions, such as Liberals, Greens, and Christian Democrats. Apart from that, Continue reading