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Why we post: a global perspective on social media

How do people use social media in different parts of the world, and what are the implications? Professor Daniel Miller explains what a team of anthropologists found by sending 15 months each in nine small towns all over the world, comparing social media use. You can engage with their research through a variety of free online resources including UCL’s first massive open online course (MOOC) starting on 29th February, a series of open access books published by UCL Press, and a short video.
25 November 2015
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Starts: Nov 25, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Cameron - Banning Milk and Cheese

Pablo Echenique is one of the five Podemos members elected to the European Parliament in 2014, and currently running for parliament in the upcoming Spanish general election. On Monday 26 October, he was scheduled to talk at the UCL European Institute, however the event had to be cancelled when he ran into difficulties at the UK Border. Here, he explains the full story…
2 November 2015
Pablo Echenique

Starts: Nov 1, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Flights from Freedom

Eva Hoffman, former editor of The New York Times and Visiting Professor at the UCL European Institute, asks what propels individuals to turn to extremist movements and argues that we need to build a ‘culture of democracy’ with shared norms and ethics.
22 October 2015
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Starts: Oct 22, 2015 12:00:00 AM

UCL European Institute


A comprehensive directory of existing online resources for the study of the European Union, including legislation, official documents, statistics, journals, institutions, archives and the media.
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Britain & Europe Series 2014-2015 Britain & Europe Series 2013-2014

Resources drawn from our two-year series of public debates and policy panels on EU membership and reform.

Britain & EU

A resource collection first generated in 2014 with links to policy briefings, legislation, case law, and literature on key topics of the UK-EU relationship.

Publications EU Careers Events
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In-house publications for download, including short edited volumes, policy briefs and working papers from UCL and external scholars.

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Annually we run an EU Careers event for UCL Students. Resources used in their presentations as well as some information about these experts are available here.


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Commentaries, opinions and analyses by UCL staff and guest contributors on current developments and long-standing research questions.