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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

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