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COMMENTS 

EU referendum: the view of a UCL clinician-scientist

John Martin, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at UCL, argues that scientific advance relies on creativity, cooperation, and financing. To leave the EU would diminish all three, dimming the light of British science in the world and threatening the UK’s future economy. This piece is part of the UCL European Institute’s commissioning partnership with openDemocracy. For more on this topic, join the UCL European Institute for its high-level panel discussion EU Membership and UK Science on 12 May.
10 May 2016
John Martin
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Starts: May 10, 2016 12:00:00 AM

‘Eurofog’ of claim and counterclaim on EU membership and UK science

Graeme Reid, Professor of Science and Research Policy at UCL, recently advised a House of Lords inquiry on the impact of EU membership on UK  science and research. In this post, he discusses the inquiry’s main findings, both expected and unexpected. He also joins a high-level panel to discuss the topic at the UCL European Institute on 12 May 2016.
10 May 2016
Graeme Reid
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Starts: May 10, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Something rotten in the state of Czechia?

The Czech Republic has been in the news recently because of its politicians' somewhat quick Celtic campaign to rebrand the country to the world as ‘Czechia’. But among political scientists and businesspeople the country's name has long suffered worst damage than this.
5 May 2016
Dr Sean Hanley
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Starts: May 5, 2016 12:00:00 AM

EU Citizenship and the Market

Publication date: Nov 14, 2011 10:19 AM

Start: Dec 22, 2011 12:00 AM
End: Jan 03, 2012 12:00 AM

This publication is the outcome of a year-long project, run by the UCL European Institute in cooperation with the European Commission Representation in London on “EU Citizenship and the Market: Rights and Identities in London’s European Communities”. With contributions by Rainer Bauböck, Richard Bellamy, Christian Joppke, Dora Kostakopoulou, Dimitry Kochenov, madeleine kennedy-macfoy, Jonathan Scheele, Uta Staiger.


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EU Citizenship and the Market

28 pages, A4

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Brief


The bulk of rights that come with EU citizenship are still related to the internal market. Are Union citizens therefore defined above all as consumers, workers or producers, rather than as politically empowered citizens? Is the increasing expansion of this “market citizenship” through ECJ rulings even undermining social solidarity? Or could these rights, which allow European citizens to move to and settle in another Member States, lead them to identify more closely with their fellow Europeans?

The following publication addresses these questions and others derrivng from the project EU Citizenship and the Market

Contents

1 An Introductory Note: EU Citizenship and the Market
Jonathan Scheele
p. 1
2 Introduction: The identities and Rights of European Citizens
Richard Bellamy
p. 2
3 Three citizenship regimes in the European Union
Rainer Bauböck
p. 6
4 NEW EUROPEAN CITIZENSHIP: A MOVE BEYOND THE MARKET BIAS: Dimitry Kochenov p. 11
5 ON EUROPEAN IDENTITY: Dora Kostakopoulou p. 16
6 EU CITIZENSHIP AND IDENTITY: SOCIOLOGICAL AND LEGAL-INSTITUTIONAL VIEWS: Christian Joppke p. 19
7 EUROPEAN CITIZENSHIP THROUGH A GENDER LENS?, madeleine kennedy-macfoy p. 21
8 EU CITIZENSHIP AND CULTURE: Uta Staiger p. 23
9 FOCUS GROUPS I & II – SUMMARY NOTES p. 26
10 NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS p.29