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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...
Starts: 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 2015
Dr. Farid Panjwani More...
Starts: Jun 2, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Christopher Bickerton, lecturer in Politics at the University of Cambridge, discusses how how the impending EU referendum in the UK necessitates open and unbiased academic debate, and how British discussions of EU reform may reverberate across the European continent.
15 May 2015
Dr. Christopher Bickerton More...
Starts: May 15, 2015 12:00:00 AM
EU Careers Event 2012
Stream the film, view images and download two powerpoint presentations from our 2012 EU Careers Event, organised for UCL undergraduate and graduate students. The event offered students an overview of career options with EU institutions, UK civil service, and relevant private and third-sector organisations.
Panelists included Huw Davies (European Personnel Selection Service, EPSO), John Evans (European Commission Translation Service), Gawain Towler (former MEP assistant), Robin Walker (European Fast Stream, UK Civil Service), Dorothée D’Herde (former EU public affairs professional), Gergely Polner (Head of Outreach, European Parliament Office in the UK).
Power Point Presentations
European Fast Stream (UK Civil Service)
European Commission Translation Service
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