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COMMENTS 

A Question of Trust

The age-old question of what holds our societies together re-emerges periodically, particularly in times of crisis. In a world ever more globalised and virtual, the answer is often cast in terms of "trust", with its pivotal role as regularly called upon as its health called into question. How has trust risen to this centrality, and is it all as straightforward as it seems?
Dr Uta Staiger
13 August 2014
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Starts: Aug 13, 2014 12:00:00 AM

"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

UCL European Institute

Events

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

How Eurocode 7 gets misunderstood

22 September 2014
A BGA Early Careers Members event on new European safety codes and design methodologies, hosted at ARUP with UCL's Georgios Katsigiannis. More...

Starts: Sep 22, 2014 12:00:00 AM

EU 2014-19: New Faces, Old Problems?

2 October 2014
This panel discussion with three leading experts - academics and practitioners - will discuss the mid- and long-term consequences of the 2014 European Parliament elections and of the "Spitzenkandidaten" process in particular.
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Starts: Oct 2, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Only Doing My Duty

10 October 2014
A workshop on "Defining Perpetrators in Relation to State Sanctioned Violence", hosted by the UCL research group Reverberations of the Second World War in Germany and Europe and the German Historical Institute in London.
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Starts: Oct 10, 2014 12:00:00 AM

I died in hell - (They called it Passchendaele)

4 November 2014
A multilingual and multimedia commemoration of the First World War, organised by the UCL Centre for Low Countries Studies and curated by the Flemish-Dutch cultural institution Ons Erfdeel.  More...

Starts: Nov 4, 2014 12:00:00 AM