The Other Europe 20 Years Later, an interview with Jacques Rupnik

A boat with no direction?

Jacques Rupnik, professor at the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po), on unfinished states, hollow democracies in Eastern Europe, and EU enlargement.

Interview with Jacques Rupnik conducted by Igor Stiks and Gëzim Krasniqi

Reinventing the state: (e)migration and citizenship in Albania

Gëzim Krasniqi
A mural on Skenderbej Square in Tirana

Albania’s rocky path to democracy, marked by state weakness and deep political polarisation, which ultimately led to the almost-total state collapse in 1997, prevented the country from reforming and reconstructing its legal constitutional order, including citizenship legislation.

This is an extended summary of a longer paper that was originally published in the CITSEE Working Paper Series and is available for download here.

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