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Britain has lost a role, and failed to find an empire

Theresa May's long-awaited Brexit speech must be understood as an aspiration, rather than a roadmap, since its realisation requires the consent of other parties and the removal of important contradictions, argues Benjamin Martill.
17 January 2017

Starts: Jan 17, 2017 12:00:00 AM

The aftermath of Berlin: what implications for German politics?

Uta Staiger, Executive Director of the European Institute, comments on the German political and media responses after the Christmas market attacks, in a piece originally published by the New Statesman.
20 December 2016

Starts: Dec 20, 2016 12:00:00 AM

What will Brexit mean for London's digital entrepreneurs?

Oliver Patel, Research Assistant at the European Institute, offers three reasons why the Brexit vote is worrying for London's tech community.
Oliver Patel (UCL European Institute)
19 December 2016

Starts: Dec 19, 2016 12:00:00 AM

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Brexit and the end of the XX century economic order? Its impact on British society.

26 January 2017
A panel of leading economists will be discussing the impact of Brexit on the global economic order, in the context of Trump's victory and China's rise. The panel will also focus on the impact of Brexit on British society. This event is co-hosted by the Club Financiero Espanol and the UCL Department of Economics. More...

Starts: Jan 26, 2017 5:30:00 PM

What will Trump's presidency mean for Europe and the UK?

30 January 2017
To mark Trump’s inauguration as President and first week in office, the UCL European Institute and the UCL Institute of the Americas are hosting a public event to discuss the consequences for European, UK and Brexit politics.

Starts: Jan 30, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Brexit in the Supreme Court

30 January 2017
An expert panel of lawyers discusses the two constitutional cases of the century - the Miller and McCord appeals in the Supreme Court. More...

Starts: Jan 30, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Global citizenship in a post-Brexit world

7 February 2017
This year, the UCL Global Citizenship Programme's annual lecture is delivered by Keir Starmer MP, Labour's Brexit spokesperson. He will be discussing the notion of global citizenship in a post-Brexit world.

Starts: Feb 7, 2017 7:30:00 PM

Brexit and Labour Rights: Challenges and Perspectives

28 February 2017
A panel of distinguished speakers explores what Brexit would mean for labour rights. How are the rights of workers in the UK likely to be affected by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU? And how are the labour rights of British citizens working, on a temporary or permanent basis, in other EU countries likely to be shaped by Brexit? Finally how are EU labour rights likely to develop once the UK is no longer a Member State of the Union? More...

Starts: Feb 28, 2017 5:30:00 PM