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COMMENTS 

A Question of Trust

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
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Starts: Aug 13, 2014 12:00:00 AM

"A bad day for Europe"?

Juncker’s nomination was not a sudden, not an unexpected and not even a distinct event. Neither does it spell an end to the European Council’s dominance in constitutional politics or make EU reform less likely.
Dr Christine Reh
2 July 2014
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Starts: Jul 1, 2014 12:00:00 AM

When anger masks apathy

As a closer look at the European Parliament Elections in Central and Eastern Europe suggests, it may be non-voting, rather than populist protest voting, which could prove the real long-term threat to sustainability of the EU’s troubled democratic institutions.
Dr Sean Hanley
2 June 2014 More...

Starts: Jun 2, 2014 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 and the EU Comments
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.

Comments half

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

Student Blogs
Publications
Blogs half

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

Publications half

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