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Kira Gartzou, research assistant in European Studies, analyses the differences in views expressed by Syriza towards Europe, and in particular Germany, during its winning electoral campaign, and the views now portrayed in Syriza’s party newspaper since coming to power in January 2015. What implications may this have for the future of Greek negotiations with creditor institutions, and what is actually the mandate of the Greek government?
Dr. Kira Gartzou
25 June 2015 More...
Starts: Jun 25, 2015 12:00:00 AM
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
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
Writers of the UCLU European Society's award-winning Eureka Magazine contribute blog entries on Institute events and related topics.
Legacies of European Colonial Slavery
12 March 2014
This joint lecture addressed the issue of how Colonial slavery profoundly shaped modern Europe – in France as well as in Britain.
Refugee Protection, Migration and Human Rights in Europe
4 March 2014
The Syrian crisis is not only the world’s largest humanitarian crisis at present, but also Europe’s biggest refugee crisis in twenty years.
EU Trade Commissioner speaks on EU-US trade negotiations
21 February 2014
EU Trade Commissioner speaks on EU-US trade negotiations. Summary and reflection on a UCL European Institute event.
Self-Determination Processes in the EU: The Case of Catalonia
20 October 2013
and reflection on a UCL European Institute event: This half-day
conference assessed the implications of separating from the state by
concentrating on the case of Catalonia.
Summary and reflection on the UCL European Institute event: an event that managed to combine pessimism with belief in the future.