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'Highly problematic, to put it mildly'

Deciphering the Conservative Party’s proposals for a new ‘British Bill of Rights’ is not an easy task, as the eight-page policy document is riddled with errors, distortions and imprecise language. What is more, their two main policy aims are highly problematic, argues
Colm O'Cinneide
9 October 2014
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Starts: Oct 9, 2014 12:00:00 AM

UK & EU: New Faces, Old Problems?

The row between Britain and its allies that accompanied the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker as the new Commission President was seen by some as an effective short-term tactic from David Cameron. But the ‘Juncker bounce’ was short-lived and left Cameron in a long-term strategic pickle.
Paola Buonadonna
6 October 2014
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Starts: Oct 6, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Five lessons of the Juncker Affair

It is now three months since Jean-Claude Juncker was elected President of the Commission, against the express wishes of the British and Hungarian governments.  What lessons can we draw from this episode about British attitudes to the European Union?
6 October 2014
Prof Michael Shackleton
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Starts: Oct 6, 2014 12:00:00 AM

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

Publication date: Sep 16, 2013 2:02:16 PM

Start: Nov 7, 2013 12:00:00 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