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Calls for Proposals Out Now!
Publication date: 11 April 2014
We are pleased to announce the next round of our small grant schemes - for projects by UCL faculty and UCL research students to take place in the Academic Year 2014-15.
Apply to exhibit in the Octagon Gallery
Publication date: 8 April 2014
We are now launching the fifth competitive call for exhibition proposals for the new Octagon gallery. This is an opportunity to show off your current research. The theme for the fifth exhibition, inspired by the Gallery name, is EIGHT. Proposals on this theme are invited from across the UCL community.
UCL-Institut Français Call for Proposals
Publication date: 1 April 2014
Under a new 3-year agreement, UCL and the Institut Français now invite UCL-based academics to apply for funds to organise collaborative workshops for the 2014-2015 academic year, involving participants from UCL and from research institutions in France.
UCL PhD student submits evidence for House of Lord enquiry
Publication date: 31 March 2014
Heleen Jalvingh (UCL School of Public Policy) has contributed evidence to a report on the role of national parliaments in the EU, published this week by the House of Lords EU Committee.
Opportunity: PhD school "Democracy in Europe”
Publication date: 12 March 2014
Apply for the PhD school "Democracy in Europe: Institutions and Practices", organized as part of the PADEMIA project, a network to promote research on parliamentary democracy in Europe, in which UCL participates via the European Institute.
New Collaboration with the British Library
Publication date: 10 March 2014
On 9 May 2014, the Centre for Russian Studies (CRS) commemorates the sixteenth-century origins of printing in Russia and Ukraine with a conference at the British Library
Project for Democratic Union: The Future of Ukraine Event
Publication date: 6 March 2014
Recent developments in the Ukraine have seen a complete reorientation of its domestic political order. Internationally the country finds itself caught between the interests and offers of its larger neighbours, the European Union to the West and Russia to the East.
PADEMIA website launched
Publication date: 4 March 2014
PADEMIA is a Europe-wide network of 56 academic institutions from 31 countries - including the UCL European Institute - dedicated to studying parliamentary democracy in Europe.
Migration Research Unit Student Conference 2014 Child & Youth Migrants: Global And Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Publication date: 27 February 2014
The Migration Research Unit welcome applications from Master’s and PhD students from a variety of disciplines.
Calls for proposal international strategic collaboration Utrecht University
Publication date: 20 February 2014
In 2014 Utrecht University launched new calls for proposals to strengthen the strategic collaboration with a selected number of strategic international partner universities.
Call: Ideas for Horizon 2020 bids?
Publication date: 17 February 2014
The UCL European Institute offers to facilitate discussions that may lead to collaborative bids
The European Commission has recently published the first Work Programmes and Calls for Proposals under its new flagship Research and Innovation programme, Horizon 2020. It is the biggest such programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020).
Publication: The Eurozone and the Democratic Deficit
Publication date: 17 February 2014
BL Anglo-German Blog: Call for UCL guest bloggers
Publication date: 6 February 2014
Discover the British Library's extensive collections from continental Europe and contribute your news and views on European culture and affairs as a guest contributor.
Call for Papers: Erasmus Network on Parliamentary Democracy in Europe
Publication date: 27 January 2014
The UCL European Institute is part of a new Erasmus academic network on Parliamentary Democracy in Europe (PADEMIA). The network will hold its first annual conference in Brussels on 12 and 13 June 2014.
President Spielmann of the European Court of Human Rights appointed Honorary Professor at UCL
Publication date: 20 January 2014
Workshop: Lost worlds of East European Jewry: images and narratives
Publication date: 16 January 2014
Associated with the joint lecture Lost worlds of East European Jewry: images and narratives, we have a very limited number of places still available for a PhD workshop with students and staff from UCL and the Sorbonne on 23 January 2014.
Britain & Europe resource area
Publication date: 3 December 2013
The relationship between Britain and Europe is a
highly contested issue
that dominates political and academic debates. As part of a year-long
Europe' seminar series at UCL, which examines the relationship between
Kingdom and both the EU and the Council of Europe, we are collating up
to date information on a range of important policy issues.
Jean Monnet grant finalised
Publication date: 1 November 2013
CfP: Colloquium UCL-Institut Français
Publication date: 17 October 2013
The Institut Français in London and University College London are launching a new 3-year cooperation in order to strengthen research links between UCL and colleagues from French universities.
New EI Director in post
Publication date: 20 September 2013
The UCL European Institute is pleased to announce Mary Fulbrook, FBA, Professor of German History at UCL and currently Dean of Social and Historical Sciences, as new Director.
UCL signs agreement with Institut Français
Publication date: 5 August 2013
The European Institute curates the launch season 2013-14 of the new collaborative scheme, under the title In Place(s) of Memory.
What is the meaning of the ‘vampire graves’ unearthed in Poland?
Publication date: 22 July 2013
Dr Tim Beasley-Murray (UCL School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies) says the root of the vampire legend goes right back to ancient Egypt and Greece.
EI Director Richard Bellamy moves on
Publication date: 3 July 2013
Professor Richard Bellamy, founding Director of the UCL European Institute and Professor of Political Science in the UCL School of Public Policy, has been appointed Director of the Max Weber programme at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence.
Major humanities grant awarded
Publication date: 19 June 2013
UCL has been awarded its first ever HERA (Humanities in the European Research Area) grant.
Cultural historians and digital humanists at UCL – led by Ulrich Tiedau (UCL Dutch / Digital Humanities) – and the universities of Utrecht and Trier, will address the question of how the large and cultural powerful countries Britain, France, and Germany influenced public debates in smaller countries like the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg in the past two centuries.
Cleopatra DVDs now on sale
Publication date: 19 June 2013
Watch the first performance of Daniel’s tragedy in at least four
Samuel Daniel’s neo-Senecan closet drama, The Tragedie of Cleopatra, was presented by the Centre for Early Modern Exchanges in March 2013. This was the first performance of Daniel’s tragedy in at least four hundred years.
DVDs of this rare and sold-out production are now available for research and teaching purposes and to anyone with an interest in Daniel and his Cleopatra.