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On Thursday night, for the third time since January 2015, President François Hollande was faced with a mass murder on French soil. An ashen-faced Hollande, almost looking like a broken man, appeared on television on Friday at 4am and declared: “This is undoubtedly a terrorist attack; the whole of France is under the threat of an Islamic terrorist attack”.
18 July 2016 More...
Published: Jul 18, 2016 5:02:44 PM
In addition to marking a politically decisive moment in British history, the campaigns in advance of the referendum on the UK’s membership in the EU were exciting objects of study for Classicists in terms of the political use of oratory.
11 July 2016 More...
Published: Jul 11, 2016 11:56:29 AM
The last decade has seen the rise of politicians, parties and
governments to whom the label ‘populist’ can usefully be applied. This
is true not only in Europe, but also in North and South America, Turkey,
India and elsewhere. This symposium, to be held on 11 November 2016, seeks to historicise these phenomena. We invite abstracts for papers covering twentieth and twenty-first century populism across a broad geographical range.
Published: Jul 19, 2016 1:55:32 PM
24 June 2016
In light of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, UCL President & Provost Professor Michael Arthur assures UCL students and staff from EU countries that they will continue to be as valued and as welcome as before. More...
Published: Jul 5, 2016 1:44:00 PM
UCL in the Press
30 June 2016
Our executive director Dr Uta Staiger was on BBC Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme Free Thinking on 29 June 2016 to put Brexit into (historical) context. More...
Published: Jul 4, 2016 12:54:16 PM
14 June 2016
Both sides of the arguments being put forward by those campaigning for and against leaving the EU are misleading, according to a letter organised by Dr Alan Renwick (UCL Constitution Unit)...
Published: Jun 16, 2016 4:23:36 PM