Algeria Research / French Foreign Policy under President Hollande

Laurence contributed a short article on “François Hollande’s France” to the Transatlantic Academy’s first annual report on the State of the Transatlantic World (2014).

The Boston College Chronicle wrote an article about Laurence’s recent field research trip to Algeria in February.

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Interviews | President Hollande’s State Visit to the US

Click here to read Jonathan’s interview with L’Opinion; and in Les Echos (February 2014)

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Op Ed: Germany’s New Grand Coalition

“The new German government could seize this moment to live up to its real strengths as a broker, bridge-builder…”

Read the essay by Jonathan Laurence on Brookings UpFront here.

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Op Ed: Islam between Turkey and Germany, and Morocco and France | Die Welt | La Croix

Click here to read Jonathan’s Op-Ed (19. 12. 13, Die Welt, in German) about Chancellor Angela Merkel’s new citizenship law and its link to the development of German Islam.

The article is available here in English.

Jonathan’s related research was discussed in La Croix  (31. 12, 13, in French)

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Video: Book Interview | New Mexico PBS | October 2013

Click here to watch the discussion about The Emancipation of Europe’s Muslims conducted by Furhana Afrid on NM-PBS’s In Focus talk show.

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Essay: Islam and the Left | Dissent Magazine | The Economist

Jonathan’s article on the relationship of European social democratic parties with Muslim voters is featured in the Fall 2013 issue of Dissent Magazine.

Erasmus responded to the Dissent essay on The Economist.com: “Islam and the European Left.”

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Interviews on the United States and Syria | BBC | Il Messaggero

Jonathan Laurence was interviewed by Dotun Adebayo on BBC 5Click here to listen (Minute 8:00 to minute 24:00), 9 September 2013

 Il Messaggero (Rome): “Siria: Barack Obama è un moderato,” 4 September 2013

“Why France is willing to go to war,” Maclean’s (Canada), 11 September 2013

• “Keeping up with the crisis in Syria,” Boston Magazine, 13 September 2013

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“Emancipation” named Best Book on Religion and Politics and Best Book on Migration and Citizenship | APSA 2013

The Emancipation of Europe’s Muslims received two prizes from the American Political Science Association in 2013:

The 2013 Hubert Morken Award for Best Book in Religion and Politics (2011-2012) and the 2013 Prize for Best Book in Migration and Citizenship.

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Op-Ed: Germany v. France on Syria | Der Spiegel | Slate.fr

Click here to read the commentary by Jonathan Laurence, “Germany Flexes its Muscles on Syria,” Der Spiegel – online, 23 August 2013:

“Germany has urged caution in response to French calls for the use of force in Syria. Its stance is more than a mere aversion to military intervention, however. The country is quietly asserting itself and fleshing out its foreign policy.”

In French: “Sur la Syrie, l’Allemagne montre ses muscles face à la France,” Slate.fr, 26 August 2013

In Italian: “La Germania flette i muscoli sulla Siria,” Arabpress.eu, 27 August 2013

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Op-Ed: Catholic-Muslim Relations under Pope Francis | Brookings

Click here to read the essay on the Vatican and Muslims: “Pope Francis’s ‘Decretum de Islamicus,’” Brookings UpFront, August 2013 [republished in The Glocal (Hong Kong)].

Click here to read the article in Italian: “Il ‘decretum de Islamicus’ di Papa Francesco,” Arabpress.eu (Translation by Claudia Avolio).

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