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The age-old question of what holds our societies together re-emerges periodically, particularly in times of crisis. In a world ever more globalised and virtual, the answer is often cast in terms of "trust", with its pivotal role as regularly called upon as its health called into question. How has trust risen to this centrality, and is it all as straightforward as it seems?
Dr Uta Staiger
13 August 2014
Starts: Aug 13, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Juncker’s nomination was not a sudden, not an unexpected and not even a distinct event. Neither does it spell
an end to the European Council’s dominance in constitutional politics or
make EU reform less likely.
Dr Christine Reh
2 July 2014
Starts: Jul 1, 2014 12:00:00 AM
As a closer look at the European
Parliament Elections in Central and Eastern Europe suggests, it may be
non-voting, rather than populist protest voting, which could prove the
long-term threat to sustainability of the EU’s troubled democratic
Dr Sean Hanley
2 June 2014 More...
Starts: Jun 2, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Professor Lisa Jardine will give a lecture on 'Sir Isaac Newton and Christiaan Huygens: Anglo-Dutch Science and Politics around 1688'.
Publication date: Nov 13, 2013 4:48:03 PM
Start: Mar 17, 2014 12:00:00 AM
17 March 2014
The UCL Centre for Low Countries Studies invites you to join us on the occasion of our launch. The lecture will be followed by a reception in the North Cloisters.
17 March 2014, 6.30pm
Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre
Professor Jardine is the director of the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL) and the Centre for Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Projects (CHIRP) at UCL and her book Going Dutch: How England Plundered Holland's Glory won the 2009 Cundill International Prize in History.