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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

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

27 February, 7.00pm

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.


This event is supported by UCL European Institute

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