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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: A World without Europe? Photo Exhibition on Europe in London

Publication date: Jan 25, 2013 12:00 AM

Start: Mar 01, 2013 05:30 PM
End: Mar 01, 2013 09:00 PM

1 March 2013


When
1 March, 5.30pm

Where
Gustave Tuck LT
Wilkins Building
Gower Street


Focus Week

A reflection on how the rise of the BRICS countries impacts the standing of the West and Europe in the world, how a world with negligible Western influence would look like and how likely the emergence of such a world is.

Speakers

This event will be followed by:
Opening of our Exhibition and Awards Ceremony for the ‘Europe in London’ Photography Competition at Wilkins North Cloisters, from 7pm

London’s multicultural environment is the forefront of European diversity. The theme ‘Europe in London’ explores how Londoners from different places across the world perceive Europe.

UCL’s students had the opportunity to express what Europe means to them and what makes them feel as a part of this community.

We all have a picture in mind when we say “This is Europe”. It could be a place, a person, an atmosphere, anything. Find out what our photographers saw…

The photos will be exhibited in the Print Room Café from Monday, 4th March.


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