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At the Edges of Europe: Britain, Romania and European Identities

In their relationship to Europe, both Britain and Romania are situated at the continent’s edge, but that is where any list of comparisons between the two countries usually ends. Certainly, both countries are members of the European Union, but their respective responses to the European Union differ markedly. Polls conducted by Eurobarometer consistently put Romanians among the most enthusiastic supporters of the European Union, and the British (along with the Greeks) among the least. But what are the historical roots of Romanian and British attitudes towards Europe and the European idea?
27 July 2015
Prof. Martyn Rady More...

Starts: Jul 27, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Extremism disenchanted: what role can education play?

Young people in the UK today who are attracted to extremism are typically well educated. Given the weaknesses of this ideology in terms of its use of history, internal coherence of arguments and moral standards, its success with many educated young people requires explanation. The explanation, according to Dr. Farid, is multifaceted but education has a big role to play in curbing the trend.
2 June 2015
Dr. Farid Panjwani More...

Starts: Jun 2, 2015 12:00:00 AM

The case for an EU referendum

Christopher Bickerton, lecturer in Politics at the University of Cambridge, discusses how how the impending EU referendum in the UK necessitates open and unbiased academic debate, and how British discussions of EU reform may reverberate across the European continent.
15 May 2015
Dr. Christopher Bickerton More...

Starts: May 15, 2015 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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