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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

Dana Villa on Arendt and Socrates

Publication date: Apr 29, 2013 11:57 AM

Start: May 09, 2013 06:15 PM
End: May 09, 2013 08:00 PM

9 May 2013

9 May 2013, 18.15pm

Christopher Ingold LT
20 Gordon St

Arendt and Socrates

Dana Villa is the Packey J. Dee Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. His books include Public Freedom (2008), Socratic Citizenship (2001), Politics, Philosophy, Terror: Essays on the Thought of Hannah Arendt (1999), and Arendt and Heidegger: The Fate of the Political (1995), all from Princeton University Press. He is also the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Hannah Arendt (2000).