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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

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


When
9 May 2013, 18.15pm

Where
Christopher Ingold LT
20 Gordon St
WC1H 0AJ

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).