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In the aftermath of the EU referendum a number of Central and South East
Europeanists wrote blogs reflecting on possible parallels between
Brexit and break-ups of multinational socialist states like Yugoslavia
and Czechoslovakia in early 1990s.
1 August 2016
Starts: Aug 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM
On Thursday night, for the third time since January 2015, President François Hollande was faced with a mass murder on French soil. An ashen-faced Hollande, almost looking like a broken man, appeared on television on Friday at 4am and declared: “This is undoubtedly a terrorist attack; the whole of France is under the threat of an Islamic terrorist attack”.
18 July 2016 More...
Starts: Jul 18, 2016 12:00:00 AM
In addition to marking a politically decisive moment in British history, the campaigns in advance of the referendum on the UK’s membership in the EU were exciting objects of study for Classicists in terms of the political use of oratory.
11 July 2016 More...
Starts: Jul 11, 2016 12:00:00 AM
The Eurocrisis and the Democratic Deficit
20 June 2012
See below for the filmed presentations from an event the Institute co-hosted with UCL School of Public Policy - as part of our EU Public Policy Series.
This featured two of the most high-profile scholars to write on the EU’s democratic
deficit - Prof Giandomenico Majone (EUI) and Prof Albert Weale (UCL) - as well as Dr Richard Corbett, a member of the European Council President’s
cabinet. Their presentations discussed iif Eurozone crisis management is sidelining democratic politics as both the methods and the policy content of responses to the crisis become exceedingly executive driven and technocratic.
Professor Giandomenico Majone (EUI emeritus)
Richard Corbett (Cabinet of the President of the European Council)
Professor Albert Weale (UCL School of Public Policy)
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