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agree that judges, in promoting the values of democracy and human rights, must not usurp the
functions of parliament. But Lord Sumption’s attack on the Strasbourg Court
was based on question-begging arguments that failed to address the
substance of the issues involved.
Dr George Letsas
Published: Dec 6, 2013 1:59:25 PM
While Europe has emerged as a world-leader in terms of the protection of LGBT rights, standards differ markedly from one EU Member State to another. As the EU still has much to do to promote LGBT rights internally, how can it effectively criticise states beyond its borders?
Dr Richard Mole
December 2013 More...
Published: Dec 6, 2013 1:21:49 PM
As protests in Kiev are about to enter their third week, the ruling party is losing key members and morale. So what happens next?
Dr Andrew Wilson
December 2013 More...
Published: Dec 3, 2013 10:21:50 AM
Recent EEA immigrants to the UK have have made a net fiscal
contribution of about £22.1 billion between 2001 and 2011.
Prof Christian Dustmann and Dr Tommaso Frattini
Published: Nov 27, 2013 12:32:20 PM
In today’s paradoxical times of Occupy and voter apathy, of ‘big society’
versus the ‘fifth estate’, Hannah Arendt's work on political action is all but out of date.
Dr Uta Staiger
November 2013 More...
Published: Nov 12, 2013 2:36:23 PM
The relationship between Britain and Europe is a
highly contested issue
that dominates political and academic debates. As part of a year-long
Europe' seminar series at UCL, which examines the relationship between
Kingdom and both the EU and the Council of Europe, we are collating up
to date information on a range of important policy issues.
Published: Dec 3, 2013 4:19:05 PM
31 October 2013
Having just submitted the final report for the year-long grant we had received under the Jean Monnet Programme, Information and Research Activities, it's time for a review.
Published: Nov 1, 2013 5:13:57 PM
UCL in the Press
26 November 2013
There is still an 'aristocracy of sex' in the world of philosophy where women find it hard to thrive, says Jonathan Wolff (Professor of Philosophy and Dean of Arts and Humanities, UCL).
Published: Nov 28, 2013 4:41:29 PM
28 October 2013
Michael Galsworthy, Senior Research Associate in Health Services Research at UCL, argues in "The Conversation" that the East-West gap in the EU in health and innovation is widening.
Published: Oct 29, 2013 10:25:28 PM
10 October 2013
UCL's new Provost Professor Arthur described a different approach for the future "where we give rather than take from our overseas interests". More...
Published: Oct 23, 2013 3:41:00 PM
11-12 December 2013
Marking the launch of a new collaboration between UCL and the Institut Français in London, and shortly before the centenary year of the beginning of World War I, we invite you to a public panel discussion with French, British and German historians on history, memory and commemoration. A full-day Colloquium on the next day showcases French and UCL research on the topic.
Starts: Dec 11, 2013 12:00:00 AM