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The rights & responsibilities of the university sector in the EU referendum debate

In this commentary, Lucy Shacketon outlines why UK universities have both the right and the responsibility to inform and influence the referendum debate. 
3 August 2015 
Lucy Shackleton More...

Starts: Aug 3, 2015 12:00:00 AM

At the Edges of Europe: Britain, Romania and European Identities

In their relationship to Europe, both Britain and Romania are situated at the continent’s edge, but that is where any list of comparisons between the two countries usually ends. Certainly, both countries are members of the European Union, but their respective responses to the European Union differ markedly. Polls conducted by Eurobarometer consistently put Romanians among the most enthusiastic supporters of the European Union, and the British (along with the Greeks) among the least. But what are the historical roots of Romanian and British attitudes towards Europe and the European idea?
27 July 2015
Prof. Martyn Rady More...

Starts: Jul 27, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Extremism disenchanted: what role can education play?

Young people in the UK today who are attracted to extremism are typically well educated. Given the weaknesses of this ideology in terms of its use of history, internal coherence of arguments and moral standards, its success with many educated young people requires explanation. The explanation, according to Dr. Farid, is multifaceted but education has a big role to play in curbing the trend.
2 June 2015
Dr. Farid Panjwani More...

Starts: Jun 2, 2015 12:00:00 AM

UCL European Institute


Mary Fulbrook


Prof Mary Fulbrook

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Mary Fulbrook is the Director of the UCL European Institute, Professor of German History and Dean, Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences.

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Uta Staiger


Dr Uta Staiger

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Uta Staiger is the Deputy Director of the UCL European Institute; she also teaches in the Department of History. Dr. Staiger will be on leave from May 2015 until January 2016

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Dr. Claudia Schrag Sternberg  

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Dr. Sternberg will be acting Deputy Director of the European Institute from April 2015-Jan 2016.

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Akosua Bonsu


Akosua Bonsu

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Akosua Bonsu is the PA (maternity cover) to the Deputy Director of the UCL European Institute; she is also a PhD candidate in the department of Philosophy.

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