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THE SOCCER TEAM OF THE FAROE ISLANDS, A MODEL TO TAKE INTO ACCOUNT

“To appreciated the importance of sport in national cohesion, just look at how its soccer team is treated in Spain” Joxe Azurmendi, “Hizkuntza, Nazioa, Estatua” The recent European Football Championship…

THE KURDS IN TURKEY, A PERSECUTION WITHOUT CONTEMPORARY EQUIVALENT IN EUROPE

DERWICH M. FERHO President of the Kurdish Institute of Brussels. Derwich M. Ferho is president of the Kurdish Institute, movement for human and people rights in Brussels. Derwich was born…

THE NATIONS OF THE FRENCH STATE HAVE VOTED IN THE REGIONAL ELECTIONS

Elections were held in June 2021 for the departments (regional administrations) in the French state along with the elections for the Corsican Assembly. Significant elections, in our opinion, to allow…

CATALUNYA FACING A NEW OPPORTUNITY

The elections of February have strengthened the independence movement in Catalonia. For the first time, the sum votes of the three pro-independence political parties (ERC, Junts x CAT and CUP)…

ANSWER PENDING FOR CORSICAN NATIONALISM’S MAIN DEMANDS

Since 2010, Corsican nationalism has seen an important rise in elections, taking on a hegemonic position in the island’s present-day political arena. Long gone are François Mitterrand’s words during the…

JOAN RAMON RESINA: “RUFIAN SPEARHEADS ERC’S SPANISH DRIFT”

Joan Ramon Resina (Barcelona, 1956) is a professor at Stanford University. He holds a PhD in English Philology and Comparative Literature. He is an editor at several European and American…

THE WISH FOR INDEPENDENCE ON THE RISE IN SCOTLAND

In the referendum in September 2014, the Scots said “no” to independence by a narrow margin (55% opposed, against 45% in favor of independence). The independence discussion was closed and…

ATTRIBUTIONS OF FLANDERS IN FOREIGN AFFAIRS

STEVEN VERGAUWEN Ambassador and former Director of Vlaamse Volksbeweging. How many times have we heard from Spanish sources that western Basques “enjoy the highest and widest level of autonomy across…

QUEBEC’S LINGUISTIC MODEL – AN ANALYSIS

In the process of recovering and normalizing our own language, we Basques should look at certain models: that of Flanders, for example, where Flemish nationalists managed to reverse the hegemony…

THE CURRENT SITUATION OF THE SARDINIAN LANGUAGE

GIOVANNI STRINNA Philologist. The Sardinian language is the closest to vulgar Latin. It preserves a rich pre-Latin substratum, which bears some resemblance to Basque (as Juan Martin Elexpuru has highlighted)….