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Why we post: a global perspective on social media

How do people use social media in different parts of the world, and what are the implications? Professor Daniel Miller explains what a team of anthropologists found by sending 15 months each in nine small towns all over the world, comparing social media use. You can engage with their research through a variety of free online resources including UCL’s first massive open online course (MOOC) starting on 29th February, a series of open access books published by UCL Press, and a short video.
25 November 2015
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Starts: Nov 25, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Cameron - Banning Milk and Cheese

Pablo Echenique is one of the five Podemos members elected to the European Parliament in 2014, and currently running for parliament in the upcoming Spanish general election. On Monday 26 October, he was scheduled to talk at the UCL European Institute, however the event had to be cancelled when he ran into difficulties at the UK Border. Here, he explains the full story…
2 November 2015
Pablo Echenique

Starts: Nov 1, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Flights from Freedom

Eva Hoffman, former editor of The New York Times and Visiting Professor at the UCL European Institute, asks what propels individuals to turn to extremist movements and argues that we need to build a ‘culture of democracy’ with shared norms and ethics.
22 October 2015
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Starts: Oct 22, 2015 12:00:00 AM

THBT: Austerity is Working

Publication date: Nov 01, 2012 05:06 PM

Start: Sep 12, 2012 10:00 AM
End: Nov 14, 2012 09:00 PM

14 November 2012

14 November 2012
7.00pm - 8.30pm

Cruciform Building B404 - LT2
University College London
Gower Street WC1E 6BT

No registration necessary

Austerity is Working

Is the EU policy of austerity working? What are the dynamics between a socialist France and a right-wing Germany, and which vision will and should win the battle for the European economic paradigm? What can Ireland, Portugal, Greece and Spain teach us?

This debate on one of the most fundamental questions of current European politics will seek to foster an exchange of ideas pertaining to the Eurozone and economic crises, as well as the future of the continent in light of the challenges at hand and ahead.

For the proposition: Professor Dustmann (Economics)
Against the proposition: Professor Marliere (ESPS)
Chair: Dr. Chelotti (SPP)

This event is organised by UCLU’s European Society with the kind support of the European Institute.

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With the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union.