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As the Scottish independence referendum draws closer the outcome is hard to predict. Both Westminster politicians and the wider public are asking what – in practical terms – would happen if the Scots were to vote Yes. Robert Hazell offers a 10-point overview of what the road to independence might look like.
Professor Robert Hazell
9 September 2014
Starts: Sep 9, 2014 12:00:00 AM
The Nordic countries have received exceptionally good press in the UK - at least until earlier this year, when British travel writer and resident of Denmark, Michael Booth, claimed to dispel the of Scandinavia as the perfect place to live. Many are now confused. Is
everything we believed about the social ideals of Sweden, Denmark,
Norway and Finland a lie? Well, not entirely but we’re not all drunk
serial killers either.
Dr Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen
19 August 2014 More...
Starts: Sep 8, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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
Europe and the Transnational History of Development, 1920-70
Publication date: Feb 24, 2012 12:35:07 PM
Start: Mar 13, 2012 12:00:00 AM
13 March 2012
Date and time:
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