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The UK decision to withdraw from the EU: parliament or government?

If the principle of parliamentary sovereignty is to continue to have real meaning in Britain, the decision to leave the EU must be taken by parliament, not the government.
Piet Eeckhout
17 October 2016

Starts: Oct 17, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Does Eastern Europe have lessons for Brexit Britain?

What, if anything, can the experience of (research on) Eastern Europe say to us as we head towards Brexit? Lessons may lie above all in getting to grips with the tempo and nature of political change, its (un)predictability and likely channels.
Sean Hanley
1 August 2016

Starts: Aug 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Hollande's response to the Nice massacre will please only the far right

On Thursday night, for the third time since January 2015, President François Hollande was faced with a mass murder on French soil. An ashen-faced Hollande, almost looking like a broken man, appeared on television on Friday at 4am and declared: “This is undoubtedly a terrorist attack; the whole of France is under the threat of an Islamic terrorist attack”.
Philippe Marlière
18 July 2016 More...

Starts: Jul 18, 2016 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.