Tracking the ideas, discourse and politics of social Europe

Observatory

Monitoring political developments in the area of social Europe

Data

Collecting systematic information on social Europe

Concept

Mapping the political divides of social Europe

  • The Catalan referendum seen from Europe: a Twitter study

    The Catalan referendum seen from Europe: a Twitter study

    We looked at how the European Twittersphere reacted to the Catalan Referendum in the first few weeks after the vote. From the results, it seems that the European Union (EU) was given an important role in these events.

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  • Economic and refugee crisis: how is the EU faring?

    Economic and refugee crisis: how is the EU faring?

    Are German citizens comparatively more supportive of the EU policies in these two policy domains?

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  • UK 2017 snap elections: did "tweeting Brexit" pay off?

    UK 2017 snap elections: did "tweeting Brexit" pay off?

    Twitter data linked to #GE2017 and UK leaders reveal “agenda setting” strategies. Labour puts “social care” first. Tories hinge on “Brexit”.

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  • Voluntary EU citizenship: a means to create European welfare mechanisms?

    Voluntary EU citizenship: a means to create European welfare mechanisms?

    The creation of a voluntary supranational citizenship would contribute to solve the tensions generated by intra-EU migration.

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