Welcome to the UCL European Institute, UCL's hub for research, collaboration and information on Europe and the European Union.
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
EMU Governance, EU citizenship and public procurement
Publication date: May 16, 2013 11:19:00 AM
Start: Mar 18, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Britain & Europe Series. 18 March 2014
A joint seminar by UCL and the UK Association for European Law (UKAEL), which will introduce and discuss the UK FIDE reports 2014.
Please visit Eventbrite to register
UCL Faculty of Laws
1-2 Endsleigh Street
London WC1H 0EG
This seminar will be divided into two parts:
|Part I (from 5.30pm-6.30pm):|
Union Citizenship: Development, Impact and Challenges
UK Rapporteurs: Thomas Horsley, University of Liverpool
Stephanie Reynolds, University of Liverpool
Public Procurement Law: Limitations, Opportunities and Paradoxes
UK Rapporteur: Brian Doherty, Northern Ireland Executive
|Part II (from 6.45pm-8.00pm):|
Panel discussion on Britain & the Eurozone (FIDE topic: The Economic and
UK Rapporteurs: Professor Piet Eeckhout, UCL Laws
Dr Michael Waibel, University of Cambridge
|Chaired by Professor Sir Alan Dashwood QC, City University and President, UKAEL|
Refreshments on arrival, followed by a drinks reception
Guests are welcome to attend both parts of the seminar or simply one.
This event is accredited with 2 CPD points for the SRA, accreditation by the BSB is pending.
The UK Association for European Law brings together all those across the UK with an interest in European Union law. Through lectures, conferences and other events it promotes a better understanding of EU law, UKAEL encourages debate and discussion on current issues.
UKAEL is the UK branch of FIDE (Fédération Internationale pour le Droit Européen), the International Federation for European Law. FIDE is an international umbrella organisation that unites various national associations for European law. At present FIDE has 29 member organisations.
Its next Congress takes place on 28-31 May 2014 in Copenhagen.
About the Series Britain & Europe
The relationship between Britain and Europe is a highly contested issue that dominates political and academic debates. The UCL 'Britain and Europe' seminar series examines the relationship between the United Kingdom, and both the European Union and the Council of Europe. The aim of the series is to discuss important policy issues, with a special focus on their legal dimension. Topics to be addressed include the EU referendum, immigration, human rights, competition policy and taxation.