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Hollande's response to the Nice massacre will please only the far right

On Thursday night, for the third time since January 2015, President François Hollande was faced with a mass murder on French soil. An ashen-faced Hollande, almost looking like a broken man, appeared on television on Friday at 4am and declared: “This is undoubtedly a terrorist attack; the whole of France is under the threat of an Islamic terrorist attack”.
Philippe Marlière
18 July 2016 More...

Starts: Jul 18, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Roman oratory and the EU referendum campaigns

In addition to marking a politically decisive moment in British history, the campaigns in advance of the referendum on the UK’s membership in the EU were exciting objects of study for Classicists in terms of the political use of oratory.
Gesine Manuwald
11 July 2016 More...

Starts: Jul 11, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Where are we now? A response to the referendum

The left has good reasons to be critical of the EU in its current form. But its problem was not that Labour and the unions didn’t address the question of immigration. Rather, they went into this battle with no vision, no plan and no ideas.
6 July 2016
Philippe Marlière More...

Starts: Jul 6, 2016 12:00:00 AM

How Eurocode 7 gets misunderstood

Publication date: Aug 13, 2014 05:55 PM

Start: Sep 22, 2014 12:00 AM

22 September 2014
A BGA Early Careers Members event on new European safety codes and design methodologies, hosted at ARUP with UCL's Georgios Katsigiannis.


When:
Monday, 22 September 2014, 6pm

Where:
Arup, 8 Fitzroy St, London, W1T 4BJ

Registration

The British Geotechnical Association is hosting its 3rd Early Career Members event of 2014.

The event will recognise Brian Simpson’s commitment to promoting safety in geotechnical engineering and will address some of the challenges of EC7 implementation aiming to encourage geotechnical engineers to engage more with the new European safety codes and design methodologies.

Georgios Katsigiannis will give an overview of the main EC7 concepts before the main lecture.

There will be time for debate and discussion and the event will be followed by drinks and nibbles.

Sponsored by the UCL European Institute and Arup.

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