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In Poland over the past ten years, there has been a creeping recognition of the need to combat hate crime. While intolerance remains an issue in this Central European country, developments in in the official response to targeted violence are evident. Nevertheless, it is unclear what motivated the authorities to address this issue. Piotr Godzisz, PhD candidate at UCL SSEES, explores what explains Poland’s leadership in this regard.
14 January 2016
Piotr Godzisz More...
Starts: Jan 14, 2016 12:00:00 AM
In the website The Cine-Tourist, Roland-François Lack, Senior
Lecturer in UCL’s Department of French, has created a repository for his
research around cinema and place. Here he illustrates some connections between
maps and films.
1 February 2016
Roland-François Lack More...
Starts: Feb 4, 2016 12:00:00 AM
Kristin Bakke, Senior Lecturer in Political Science looks at how air strikes may affect ISIS, given how ISIS rules and how it mobilises support and recruits fighters. Although air strikes might contribute to containing the group and its ability to rule, it is likely to fuel the narrative that fosters mobilisation. To the degree that there is a case for a military response against ISIS, it is, by itself, insufficient. More...
Starts: Dec 16, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Event Reviews and Resources
Browse these pages for a selection of reviews, reports and resources that have come out of some of our approx. 30 events UCL European Institute organises or supports each year.
Entries may include:
- Institute-authored event summaries
- Power Point presentations from speakers
- Blog entries or newspaper articles
- Book reviews
For any queries on these or other events we have held, please just drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recent review pages:
Summary and reflection on the UCL European Institute event: an event that managed to combine pessimism with belief in the future.
>> event review
Legacies of European Slave Ownership Workshop
17 September 2012
The workshop held at the Department of History, UCL on 17th September 2012 with funding received from the UCL European Institute, aimed at exploring slave-ownership through a European lens.
>> event review
Honouring the Righteous: Imre Rochlitz
24 April 2012
The European Institute, the School of Slavonic and East European Studies and the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at UCL hosted a special evening honouring holocaust survivor Imre Rochlitz, who presented his recently released book Accident of Fate (Wilfrid Laurier University Press).
>> event review, book review, photographs
Martin Porter, Managing Director of Edelman The Centre (Brussels), drew on recent opinion survey data on the state of trust in Government, Business, NGOs and the media. He also discussed specific implications for EU institutions and the conduct of public affairs in it. Prof Richard Bellamy (UCL) responded.
>> event report, power point presentation, photographs
This high-level one-day conference was convened by the UCL European Institute and UCL Grand Challenges in cooperation with the Finnish Institute in London in May 2011. The event brought together leading academic experts, healthcare professionals, consultants and public policy officials to discuss the sector’s key challenges.
>> policy brief, edited publication including 3 commissioned thought pieces, power point presentations, conference report, booklet, photographs.