Bulgaria

Scholarly Publications

Enlargement Strategy and its Progeny, The

October 2004

The fifth enlargement round (Enlargement) of the European Union (EU), which took place on May 1st 2004, is rightly recognized to be a momentous landmark in the history of modern European...

Differential Impact of EU Enlargement on First and Second Wave Applicants: Europeanizing Political Parties in Poland and Bulgaria

June 2006

In addition to domestic political and economic restructuring, most of the former state-socialist countries opted to establish political and economic relations with "the West" as a step to make the...

Transitions from Postcommunism

July 2005

The collapse of communism did not lead smoothly or quickly to theconsolidation of liberal democracy in Europe and the former SovietUnion.

News

An Alliance That Really Works

November 2002

%people1% - The celebration in Prague should have been more raucous. The most successful alliance in world history has extended to corners of Europe unimaginable just a few years ago.

Five foreign policy questions for Obama and Romney

October 2012

With the third and final debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney set to focus on foreign policy, researchers from the Freeman Spogli Institute ask the questions they want answered and...

Events

Experimenting With Deliberative Democracy: An Overview

November 16, 2005

James S. Fishkin holds the Janet M. Peck Chair in International Communication at Stanford University where he is Professor of Communication and Professor of Political Science.

U.S. and Bulgaria: New EU Member, New Opportunities

May 4, 2007

Ambassador John Beyrle presented his credentials to President Parvanov as U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria on September 8, 2005.

When the People Speak: Deliberative Democracy and Public Consultation

February 11, 2010

This talk provides an overview of deliberative democracy projects conducted by the Center for Deliberative Democracy and its partners in China, Northern Ireland, Brazil, Bulgaria, Greece, Poland...

People

James S. Fishkin Professor, Communication