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Fernando Burgés is from Brazil. He holds a BA in International Relations, a Postgrad Certificate in Nationalism Studies and a Master in Political Science. He currently lives in Brussels.

Upside down horn: The case of Somaliland

De facto states around the world are often called countries or places that “don’t ...

Capa: The man who invented himself

In years from now, will we look back and identify someone whose life and ...

Tactics for bloodless revolutions

Violent conflict, as the history of humankind has systematically shown, is quite effective for ...

The only good thing that happened to Crimean Tatars this year: Eurovision

We all know that most performances at Eurovision are ludicrous. Amidst bad artists, embarrassing ...

Not a great month for Brussels

When you think something cannot get worse, someone will always remind you that you ...

Acknowledging the undeniable: No autonomy, no democracy

The European Union has the aspiration to be the guiding light of democracy in ...

Amsterdam canals

Towards Cycle-Centric Cities: Two Wheels

E&M’s Fernando Burgés explores the highs and lows of European cycling culture from Copenhagen ...

Chivalry, kindness and the highlander who drinks whisky

Upon setting foot in Edinburgh for the first time in our lives, a good ...