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Scripts in the Media

"In Lütten Klein the lockdown was different "

Due to the corona and climate crisis, city dwellers are discovering the country for themselves. Principal investigator Prof. Dr. Steffen Mau expects new distribution conflicts. The article is only available in German.

Aug 18, 2020

Centennial Speaker Series August 2020

Prof. Dr. Tanja A. Börzel and Prof. Dr. Thomas Risse took part in the Centennial Speaker Series organized by the University of Wyoming Center for Global Studies.

Aug 18, 2020

"The system crumbles."

Principal Investigator Prof. Dr. Gwendolyn Sasse spoke with the SRF about the uprising in Belarus. The article is only available in German.

Aug 17, 2020

Uprising Against Election Fraud

Principal Investigator Prof. Dr. Gwendolyn Sasse on the current situation in Belarus. The article is only available in German.

Aug 16, 2020

"There is no longer any room for negotiation."

Principal Investigator Prof. Dr. Gewendolyn Sasse spoke with the ZDF about the situation in Belarus and possible EU sanctions. The article is only available in German.

Aug 13, 2020

On the Way to an Equal Partnership

60 years ago, most French colonies in Africa gained independence. Today many of these countries have close economic and political ties with the former colonial power. Scripts PI Prof. Dr. Andreas Eckert spoke to Deutschlandfunk about these often unequal partnerships. The article is only available in German.

Aug 08, 2020

"Too many people believe the danger is over."

Germany should do it like New Zealand, says principal investigator Prof. Dr. Amrita Narlikar. The article is only available in German.

Aug 04, 2020

Is Everything Said About East Germany?

Principal Investigator Prof. Dr. Steffen Mau  on the question why even after thirty years the East German elites do not succeed in setting their own themes. The article is only available in German.

Aug 04, 2020

The Paradoxical Use of 'Powerlessness to Attain Power' in Contemporary Trade Negotiations

In the interview principal investigator Prof. Dr. Amrita Narlikar talks to international trade lawyer Urvi Tembey about the paradoxical use of 'powerlessness to attain power' especially in contemporary trade negotiations. 

Aug 03, 2020

"The German government can be satisfied."

Scripts director Prof. Dr. Tanja A. Börzel spoke with TV Phoenix Hong Kong about the EU summit of July 17-21 2020 The video is only available in Chinese.

Jul 28, 2020

Will He Go?

How the US election will turn out in November is an open question. Nevertheless, there is speculation that President Trump will not accept defeat. Principle Investigator Prof. Dr. Jessica Gienow-Hecht does not expect a coup d'état. The article is only available in German.

Jul 24, 2020

Russian Conditions

Principal investigator Prof. Dr. Gwendolyn Sasse spoke to Foreign Times about Russia's reaction to the coronavirus and the constitutional amendment. The article is only available in German.

Jul 10, 2020

Why the West Should Stop China Now

Principal Investigator Prof. Dr. Amrita Narlikar spoke with the Spiegel about China's latest approach to Hong Kong.  The article is only available in German.

Jul 10, 2020

Code of Conduct for Digital Courses at Freie Universität

 Campus.leben-Interview with SCRIPTS PI, Verena Blechinger-Talcott about the Code of Conduct.

Jul 10, 2020

Fight Against Racism: What Do the Protests Achieve?

Principle Investigator Prof. Dr. Andreas Eckert in discussion on WDR 2 on the recent protests following the killing of George Floyd. The podcast is only available in German.

Jul 07, 2020

"Like a game of chicken"

Principle Investigator Prof. Dr. Tanja A. Börzel spoke with TV Phoenix Hong Kong about the Brexit negotiations between the UK and the EU. The video is only available in Chinese.

Jul 07, 2020

Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union

The expectations on the German government are high; as an honest agent and dynamic driving force, it should finally tackle the major issues of the EU: Migration, climate change, digitization, strategic autonomy. But now the Covid-19 pandemic seems to overlay everything. The article is only available in German. 

Jul 07, 2020

"The corona crisis will increase the pressure on the Russia's political system."

Principle Investigator Prof. Dr. Gwendolyn Sasse assesses the prospects following the constitutional vote in Russia. The article is only available in German.

Jul 04, 2020

The "Non-locations" of the Meat Industry

Focus online reviews Principle Investigator Prof. Dr. Steffen Huck's publication (together with Dr. Jana Friederichsen) on the meat industry in light of the recent mass infections in German slaughterhouses. The article is only available in German.

Jul 03, 2020

Honest Broker or Dynamic Driver

Scripts director Prof. Dr. Tanja A. Börzel on opportunities and challenges of the German EU Presidency. The article is only available in German.

Jul 02, 2020