European studies review No 11.2019

06/12/2019

1. The Ceremony to announce the Decision to appoint the President of Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences

EUROPEAN SECURITY - POLITICS

1. BUI THI THAO

The European Union - Vietnam defense and security cooperation in the two early decades of XXI century: Motivations and prospects

Abstract: After nearly three decades of cooperation (1990 - 2019), the relation between Vietnam and the European Union (EU) has been increasingly extensive and realistic. In addition to the outstanding success of Vietnam - EU cooperation on economy and culture, significant changes in the field of defense and security in the early 21st century, especially from the middle of the second decade up to now, which has been considered as a new and potential cooperation trend. With the signing of the Framework Participation Agreement (FPA, 17/10/2019), the EU became Vietnam’s first defense-security partner as a regional organization. The paper analyzes the dynamics of cooperation between the two sides and proposes some solutions to effectively promote the goals of defense - security cooperation between Vietnam and EU in the coming time.

 

2. CHU THANH VAN

“Shadow Cabinet” in British politics in the historical perspective

Abstract: Besides the diversity of parties and social groups in the UK, the existence and development of its unique political institution named “Shadow Cabinet” have been considered an intriguing phenomenon, attracting various scholars and researchers’ attention. In many cases, the “Shadow Cabinet” has either enhanced competition and facilitated effective political reforms in Britain, or complicated or darkened the conflicts and fighting for power in this country. This article aims at investigating into the formation of the “Shadow Cabinet” in the historical approach, lightening some examples on the effects of this political institutions in the 20th.

 

EUROPEAN LAW - ECONOMY

3. NGUYEN DUY LOI & TRAN THI XUAN ANH &

NGUYEN THI THUY HONG

Financial technology (Fintech) in Industrial revolution 4.0 in American, some European and Asian countries: Situation and prospects

Abstract: Financial technology (Fintech) is currently a strong wave that is expected to change financial systems as well as the methods of doing business in many countries. However, each country has different influences and changes. Vietnam is assessed as a potential place for Fintech development. This paper focuses on researching and analyzing Fintech’s development in several European, American and Asian countries, its opportunities, challenges and possible influences, assessing Fintech’s prospects and some policy lessons for Vietnam.

 

4. NGUYEN VINH HUNG

Law on limited liability company in Federal Republic Germany

Abstract: Limited liability company is a very popular form of company in the Federal Republic of Germany. Furthermore, German law always great attention to this type of company. The article studies the type of German limited liability company in order to draw recommendations for improvement of legal regulations on this form of company in Vietnam.

 

EUROPEAN HISTORY - CULTURE - SOCIETY

5. NGUYEN HONG DUC

Rosa Luxemburg’s viewpoint about socialist democracy and socialist revolution

Abstract: According to Rosa Luxemburg, socialism and socialist revolution have an organic relationship with each other. In a capitalist society, democracy is only formal democracy; real democracy exists only in a socialist society. The struggle for democracy is also the struggle for socialism and leaving the socialist revolution means giving up true democracy. We cannot have a true democracy without socialism and cannot have socialism without democracy. It also means that democracy only exists in a socialist society.

 

6. NGUYEN MAU HUNG

The constituently internal factors of the role of the Prussian Kingdom in the mid-nineteenth-century German unification

Abstract: The nineteenth-century German‘s question is both a class and a national issue, both an international and timely question. Of all the forces which involved in solving the nineteenth-century German‘s question, only the Prussian Kingdom was capable of taking the mission. That ability of the Prussian Kingdom came from a variety of factors, including the Hohenzollern's long-term and rational strategy, the timely appearance of Bismarck, and the full devotion of the Junker military aristocracy were the most decisive conditions for the German unification 1848-1871. At the same time, despite a very plentiful and potential force, the Prussian non-aristocratic forces were seriously disunified, so in reality they were never a true challenge to the survival of feudal dynasties.

 

VIETNAM-EUROPEAN RELATIONS

7. NGUYEN THI THU HA

Vietnam - EU relationship before EVFTA: Opportunities and limit challenges

Abstract: On June 30th, 2019, Vietnam and the European Union (EU) signed the EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU - Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA). EVFTA is currently awaiting approval by the European Parliament and EU member states. This is an important historic agreement, promising to bring the relationship between Vietnam and the EU to a new level. This paper summarizes the basic achievements of Vietnam - EU relations over the past decade, analyzes the opportunities and challenges that EVFTA brings to Vietnam, if it is implemented and addressed. This paper also presents a number of solutions, both for government and businesses, to take advantage of opportunities and limit challenges.

 

8. LE THI HOA & NGUYEN THI THOM

The situation and prospect of Vietnam - Netherlands relations

Abstract: Vietnam and the Netherlands established diplomatic relations on April 9, 1973. Over the past 45 years, the two countries have built a friendly relationship and good cooperation. Vietnam - Netherlands relations are considered as typical examples of dynamic and effective ones. The article analyzes the current situation of Vietnam-Netherlands relations on some aspects such as politics - diplomacy, economics, education - training, defense and security, etc., and also provides some assessments for prospects of the relations between the two countries in the coming years.

 


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