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Why we post: a global perspective on social media

How do people use social media in different parts of the world, and what are the implications? Professor Daniel Miller explains what a team of anthropologists found by sending 15 months each in nine small towns all over the world, comparing social media use. You can engage with their research through a variety of free online resources including UCL’s first massive open online course (MOOC) starting on 29th February, a series of open access books published by UCL Press, and a short video.
25 November 2015
Daniel Miller  More...

Starts: Nov 25, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Cameron - Banning Milk and Cheese

Pablo Echenique is one of the five Podemos members elected to the European Parliament in 2014, and currently running for parliament in the upcoming Spanish general election. On Monday 26 October, he was scheduled to talk at the UCL European Institute, however the event had to be cancelled when he ran into difficulties at the UK Border. Here, he explains the full story…
2 November 2015
Pablo Echenique

Starts: Nov 1, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Flights from Freedom

Eva Hoffman, former editor of The New York Times and Visiting Professor at the UCL European Institute, asks what propels individuals to turn to extremist movements and argues that we need to build a ‘culture of democracy’ with shared norms and ethics.
22 October 2015
Eva Hoffman More...

Starts: Oct 22, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Video: David Cameron's EU Speech

Publication date: Feb 04, 2013 03:21 PM

Start: Feb 04, 2013 12:00 PM

January 2013

Dr Christine Reh

Dr Christine Reh
January 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.