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As the Scottish independence referendum draws closer the outcome is hard to predict. Both Westminster politicians and the wider public are asking what – in practical terms – would happen if the Scots were to vote Yes. Robert Hazell offers a 10-point overview of what the road to independence might look like.
Professor Robert Hazell
9 September 2014
Starts: Sep 9, 2014 12:00:00 AM
The Nordic countries have received exceptionally good press in the UK - at least until earlier this year, when British travel writer and resident of Denmark, Michael Booth, claimed to dispel the of Scandinavia as the perfect place to live. Many are now confused. Is
everything we believed about the social ideals of Sweden, Denmark,
Norway and Finland a lie? Well, not entirely but we’re not all drunk
serial killers either.
Dr Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen
19 August 2014 More...
Starts: Sep 8, 2014 12:00:00 AM
The age-old question of what holds our societies together re-emerges periodically, particularly in times of crisis. In a world ever more globalised and virtual, the answer is often cast in terms of "trust", with its pivotal role as regularly called upon as its health called into question. How has trust risen to this centrality, and is it all as straightforward as it seems?
Dr Uta Staiger
13 August 2014
Starts: Aug 13, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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.
Senior Lecturer in European Thought and Culture
||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|
Vice Dean for Education
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|
||Senior Lecturer in European Politics|
||Lecturer in Czech with Slovak Studies|