Annette and Mathieu talk about the exciting election battle in Turkey, which is at the cutting edge. What does it mean for Europe should Erdogan soon disappear from the political scene? And in what way does the Eurovision Song Contest symbolise the relationship between the EU and Turkey under Erdogan?
Reading recommendations from this episode:
- Join us at Café Europa Live in The Hague at Nieuwspoort on 5 July;
- Mathieu recommends the book The New Old World by Perry Anderson;
- Annette recommends the series Of Beauty and Comfort, by Wim Kayzer;
- Chief editor Freek recommends Erdogan in a nutshell by Joost Lagendijk.
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Collaboration with Haagsch College
We make the podcast Café Europa together with our partner Haagsch College. Haagsch College is an initiative of Freek Ewals (former BNR Nieuwsradio) and Vincent Rietbergen (former NOS). They produce substantive productions such as theater tours with Rutger Bregman, Joris Luyendijk and Thomas Erdbrink. And in-depth live streams and podcasts about current events.