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"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

The Eighth European Parliament: More Politicisation

Despite “shocks” & “earthquakes” that took place at the national level, the European Parliament remains mainly pro-EU. Why did the rise of Eurosceptics not make more of an impact, and what do the results mean for the 8th European Parliament?
Alexander Katsaitis
27 May 2014 More...

Starts: May 27, 2014 12:00:00 AM

UCL European Institute

Events

The Great War and the Idea of Europe

30 July-1 August 2014
Marking the centennial of the outbreak of the Great War, UCL hosts an international conference with intellectual and cultural historians, historians of literature, of political ideas, of art and European Studies broadly speaking, in order to shed light on the consequences of the war on conceptions of Europe among intellectuals, writers, men of letters, and politicians. More...

Starts: Jul 30, 2014 12:00:00 AM

SUMMER BREAK

August-September 2014
As every year, the Institute will hold practically no public events over the summer term. Our programme is set to resume in October. More...

Starts: Aug 1, 2014 12:00:00 AM