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The UK decision to withdraw from the EU: parliament or government?

If the principle of parliamentary sovereignty is to continue to have real meaning in Britain, the decision to leave the EU must be taken by parliament, not the government.
Piet Eeckhout
17 October 2016

Starts: Oct 17, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Does Eastern Europe have lessons for Brexit Britain?

What, if anything, can the experience of (research on) Eastern Europe say to us as we head towards Brexit? Lessons may lie above all in getting to grips with the tempo and nature of political change, its (un)predictability and likely channels.
Sean Hanley
1 August 2016

Starts: Aug 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM

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

Europe and the Transnational History of Development, 1920-70

Publication date: Feb 24, 2012 12:35 PM

Start: Mar 13, 2012 12:00 AM

13 March 2012

Date and time:
Tue, 13 March 2012, 5.30 pm

Haldane Room
UCL North Cloisters
Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT



You are cordially invited to the Annual Lecture of the UCL Centre for Transnational History.

The speaker will be Patricia Clavin, Fellow of Jesus College and Professor of International History at the University of Oxford.

Her lecture will be entitled Ropes around the necks of our debtors’: Europe and the Transnational History of Development, 1920-1970.

The lecture will be followed by drinks.

More information: UCL Centre for Transnational History