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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

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.