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How come “intolerant” Poland is among European leaders in collecting data on hate crimes?

In Poland over the past ten years, there has been a creeping recognition of the need to combat hate crime. While intolerance remains an issue in this Central European country, developments in in the official response to targeted violence are evident. Nevertheless, it is unclear what motivated the authorities to address this issue. Piotr Godzisz, PhD candidate at UCL SSEES, explores what explains Poland’s leadership in this regard.
14 January 2016
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Starts: Jan 14, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Maps in Films: the View from Ealing

In the website The Cine-Tourist, Roland-François Lack, Senior Lecturer in UCL’s Department of French, has created a repository for his research around cinema and place. Here he illustrates some connections between maps and films.
1 February 2016
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Starts: Feb 4, 2016 12:00:00 AM

How ISIS Rule and Mobilisation Matters for the Military Response to the Paris Attacks

Kristin Bakke, Senior Lecturer in Political Science looks at how air strikes may affect ISIS, given how ISIS rules and how it mobilises support and recruits fighters. Although air strikes might contribute to containing the group and its ability to rule, it is likely to fuel the narrative that fosters mobilisation. To the degree that there is a case for a military response against ISIS, it is, by itself, insufficient. More...

Starts: Dec 16, 2015 12:00:00 AM

European Focus Week: Colonialism for the 21st Century? Europe in Africa

Publication date: Jan 25, 2013 12:00 AM

Start: Feb 27, 2013 07:00 PM
End: Feb 27, 2013 09:00 PM

26 February 2013


When
27 February, 7.00pm

Where
B31 Denys Holland LT
Bentham House
Endsleigh Gardens
London WC1H 0EG


Focus Week

What are the political challenges involved in European donor attempts to use their economic leverage to oblige Governments to adopt pro-poor rather than pro-rich policies, and the role of the donor community in promoting democracy and economic liberalisation.

Speakers:

This event is supported by UCL European Institute


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