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The heart of the matter: passion, politics and the EU referendum

Both Leave and Remain have appealed to voters’ guts to the extent that reason itself has become suspicious. Emotions will rule the day on 23 June, but at what cost?
23 June 2016
Uta Staiger
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Starts: Jun 23, 2016 12:00:00 AM

The price of solidarity: is Brexit worth it?

A misunderstanding of history and of historical time has put European solidarity on the chopping block. Think carefully before allowing the axe to swing, pleads Jan Kubik, Director of the School of Slavonic & East European Studies at UCL.
23 June 2016
Jan Kubik
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Starts: Jun 23, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Undecided on the referendum? These are the three questions to ask yourself in the voting booth

If there is one thing people can agree on as they prepare to vote on the UK’s EU membership: comprehensive, comprehensible and trustworthy information is in short supply. Every day, the quality of the debate sinks to a new low – yet the stakes are as high as ever. How, then, are you supposed to make your decision on June 23? What questions should you ask yourself when you enter the polling booth?
16 June 2016
Uta Staiger
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Starts: Jun 16, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Remembering, re-writing, re-telling… The poetry of Irit Amiel

Publication date: Sep 16, 2013 02:02 PM

Start: Nov 07, 2013 12:00 AM

7 November 2013


When:
7 November 2013, 5.00pm

Please visit Eventbrite to register

Where:
Masaryk Common Senior Room
UCL SSEES
16 Taviton Street
London WC1H 0BW

A discussion covering contemporary Jewish poetry and the notion of displacement, celebrating the publication of Dark Flashes, the latest collection of Irit Amiel’s poetry to be published in English translation (OFF_PRESS, UK).

Programme:
  • Introduction ‘Mapping Childhood: The Generation of Irit Amiel ‘ by Prof. Joanna Michlic, a specialist in Polish-Jewish relations.
  • Short reviews/opinion by the editor of the book and the poet Wioletta Grzegorzewska and the literary scholar and translator Dr Ursula Phillips

All are welcome to this free event but pre-registration is essential.

This event is supported by UCL European Institute's Call for Proposals