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Defining a new political contract for the EU

The EU is faced with the challenges of fashioning practices and institutions that reconcile the conflicting demands on political representatives from their international partners and their domestic constituents. This has been particularly manifest in the eurozone recently, but it reflects a deeper challenge which also concerns non euro-area members such as the UK.
Prof Albert Weale (UCL SPP)
19 March 2015 More...

Starts: Mar 19, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Don’t let the Paris murderers win

Professor Laborde warns against the reactivist response to the Paris murders: they misunderstand the role played by free speech and by laïcité. Further, they allow criminals to set the term of the debate on how to better facilitate Muslim integration if France.
Professor Cécile Laborde
26 February 2015 More...

Starts: Feb 26, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Britain and EU reform

Piet Eeckhout revisits the question of EU reform, including different options for and legal as well as political constraints of such reform.
Professor Piet Eeckhout
20 January 2015 More...

Starts: Jan 20, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Steering Group

UCL European Institute

A Steering Group, comprising of academic staff drawn from departments across UCL with a recognised stake and research expertise in European topics, works with the Institute’s staff to develop and deliver the programme of activities. In particular, the Group will help us ensure that the Institute represents the interests and needs of the academic community in this field. 

Tim Beasley-Murray
Senior Lecturer in European Thought and Culture
Stephanie Bird 
Senior Lecturer in German
Ingrid Boccardi Lecturer in EU Laws
Wendy Carlin Professor of Economics
May Cassar Professor of Sustainable Heritage
David Coen Professor of Public Policy
Peter Delves
Vice Dean for Education
Piet Eekhout
Professor of EU Law
Chris Gerry Senior Lecturer in Political Economy
François Guesnet Reader in Modern Jewish History
Mary Hilson Senior Lecturer in Scandinavian History
Kevin Inston Lecturer in French
Axel Körner Professor Modern European History
Ioannis Lianos Reader in Competition Law and Economics
Véronique Munoz-Dardé Professor of Philosophy
Christine Reh
Senior Lecturer in European Politics
Peter Zusi
Lecturer in Czech with Slovak Studies