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In a letter to the Financial Times, UCL's Professor of EU Law Piet Eeckhout outlines his bemusement at the current discourse on immigration in the UK.
Prof Piet Eeckhout
3 December 2014
Starts: Dec 9, 2014 12:00:00 AM
In the eurozone, the EU needs greater legitimacy at the national level not only to secure space for domestic politics but also to secure respect for social and economic commitments over time.
Prof. Albert Weale
24 November 2014 More...
Starts: Nov 24, 2014 12:00:00 AM
It's groundhog day in Britain, where the European Union is concerned. The context changes, but the basic issues do not.
Sir Stephen Wall
18 November 2014 More...
Starts: Nov 18, 2014 12:00:00 AM
21 January 2015
Our Policy Panel, organised in cooperation with the Centre for European Reform, launches a 2-year series on Britain's relationship with the European Union and the European Court of Human Rights. More...
Starts: Jan 21, 2015 12:00:00 AM
19–20 February 2015
This two-day workshop focuses on the societal or ‘popular’ dimension of geopolitics in Russia and post-Soviet Eastern Europe. Amongst the questions to be addressed are 1) How do public attitudes reflect, contradict and/or shape official geopolitical rhetoric and policy choices? And 2) How are geopolitical narratives sustained and/or challenged by domestic and transnational media, popular culture, government policies? More...
Starts: Feb 19, 2015 12:00:00 AM
23 February 2015
Cargo 200 is a Russian thriller shot in 2007. It is set during the period of the Soviet war in Afghanistan. Cargo 200 was the code word referring to casualties for transportation in the Russian military. A young woman is abducted and an innocent man is accused of having murdered her. More...
Starts: Feb 23, 2015 12:00:00 AM
11 March 2015
Germany Pale Mother is a West German drama from 1980. Narrator Anna tells the story of her parents before, during and after the Second World War. The film was inspired by director Helma Sanders-Brahms’ own family history. More...
Starts: Mar 11, 2015 12:00:00 AM
13th May 2015
This portrait of Italy's controversial elder statesman Giulio Andreotti won the jury price at the Cannes film festival. Andreotti served as Prime Minister of Italy seven times since 1946 and was accused of being involved with the Mafia and responsible for a series of political killings that marked Italy's political life from the late 1960s onwards. More...
Starts: May 13, 2015 12:00:00 AM
10th June 2015
This film was directed by Quentin Tarantino and came out in 2009. It is set in German-occupied France and tells the fictional story of two plots to assassinate Nazi Germany’s political leadership. More...
Starts: Jun 10, 2015 12:00:00 AM