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Brexit: Its Consequences for the EU’s Political System

Start: May 5, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Constitution Unit Series
5 May 2016, 6.00-7.30pm
How would Brussels manage the negotiation process, constitutionally and politically? What would be the short-term institutional consequences of Brexit for the UK’s MEPs, the 2017 UK Presidency, and voting rights in the Council of Ministers? In the long run, how would Brexit impact on the balance of power between member states in the EU’s policy-process?

EU membership and UK Science

Start: May 12, 2016 12:00:00 AM

UK Science and EU membership
12 May 2016
The science and research community in the UK is one of the strongest in the world, even as it faces growing international competition since the 1970s. During that time, the UK has also been engaged in European integration. But is there a connection between EU membership and the performance of UK science and research?

Brexit: Its Consequences for Devolution & the Union

Start: May 19, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Constitution Unit Series
19 May 2016, 6.00-7.30pm
What will happen if the UK votes to leave the EU, but a majority in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland vote to remain? Will such an outcome trigger a second Scottish referendum on independence? Would Wales or Northern Ireland follow suit? What would the broader implications of Brexit be for the devolved areas of the UK, for example in terms of loss of EU funding?

In vs Out: an energy perspective

Start: May 25, 2016 12:00:00 AM

In vs Out: an energy perspective
25 May 2016
On 23 June, Britain will go to the polls in a referendum on whether to stay in, or leave, the EU. At this panel discussion, experts and policy-makers will consider the implications of either scenario for the UK’s energy system.

The Clash of Civilisations and of Ignorance

Start: May 27, 2016 12:00:00 AM

The Clash of Civilisations and of Ignorance
27 May 2016
This panel is an ambitious and timely attempt to reformulate a challenge to the popular thesis that we have entered an era of clashing civilisations, in which the globe’s primary source of conflict is between cultural and religious identities.
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