Charles Powell took part in a panel on the future of the European Union organised in the context of the third edition of the Raisina Dialogue 2018, which was held in New Delhi (India) from 16 to 18 January. The theme of this year’s edition was ‘Managing Disruptive Transitions: Ideas, Institutions and Idioms’.
Yesterday’s election in Catalonia has produced some striking results, but ultimately it has solved little, leaving the most pressing questions currently facing this highly polarised region largely unanswered. The anti-secessionist Ciudadanos (Citizens), a party which only obtained 3 seats in the 2006 elections, scored a remarkable victory, winning 25% of the vote and 36 seats, […]
La Revista, The British Spanish Magazine, December 2017, nº 245
‘I think Catalan society is more or less evenly split into two blocs, and whoever wins will win by a very small margin. In fact, the outcome I am predicting right now is almost a repeat of the 2015 election results. In other words, a situation in which the pro-independence parties would have more seats, […]
Charles Powell was invested a Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George for services to British-Spanish relations by HRH The Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace
On 4-8 September 2017, a delegation from the Elcano Royal Institute visited Taiwan at the invitation of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Madrid. . The delegation included Charles Powell (Director), and Mario Esteban (Asia-Pacific).
On the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the imposition of the Greek dictatorship, the Institute of International Relations of Panteion University organized the international conference ‘The Colonels’ dictatorship, 1967-1974: internal and international dimensions’, which was held in Athens on 16-18 June, 2017. Charles Powell’s contribution to the conference was a paper on the international […]
Con motivo de la publicación del libro Historia de los estados bálticos, de Andres Kasekamp, se analizó la actual situación en el área así como su futuro. Contó con la participaron Rasmus Lumi, embajador de Estonia en España; Argita Daudze, embajadora de Letonia en España; Mindaugas Jurkynas, Universidad Vytautas Magnus de Lituania; Andres Kasekamp, autor del libro. El acto fue moderado por Charles Powell, director del Instituto.