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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

The case for an EU referendum

Christopher Bickerton, lecturer in Politics at the University of Cambridge, discusses how how the impending EU referendum in the UK necessitates open and unbiased academic debate, and how British discussions of EU reform may reverberate across the European continent.
15 May 2015
Dr. Christopher Bickerton More...

Starts: May 15, 2015 12:00:00 AM

UCL European Institute

Resources


EU RESOURCE AREA
Resource Area
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.
Britain & Europe Series 2014-2015 Britain & Europe Series 2013-2014
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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.

Student Blogs
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Editors of the UCLU European Society's award-winning Eureka Magazine contribute blog entries on Institute events and related topics.

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