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In this commentary, Lucy Shacketon outlines why UK universities have both the right and the responsibility to inform and influence the referendum debate. 3 August 2015 Lucy Shackleton More...
Aug 3, 2015 12:00:00 AM
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...
Jul 27, 2015 12:00:00 AM
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 2015Dr. Farid Panjwani More...
Jun 2, 2015 12:00:00 AM
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Dr Christine RehJanuary 2013
On 23rd January 2013, the UK Prime Minster David Cameron gave a speech in London outlining his pledge for an in/out referendum on the UK's membership of the EU to be held before 2018. In this video, Dr. Christine Reh gives her comments on the Prime Minster's speech and the likely political challenges he will face in Europe and the UK.
Dr. Reh Comments on David Cameron's EU Speech from UCL European Institute on Vimeo.
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