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What, if anything, can the experience of (research on) Eastern Europe say to us as we head towards Brexit? Lessons may lie above all in getting to grips with the tempo and nature of political change, its (un)predictability and likely channels.
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
Eurozone Crisis and the Democratic Deficit
See below for videos from the Eurozone Crisis and the Democratic Deficit event. The panel on the 29th November, were part of a seminar series sponsored by the European Commission office in London and addressed various issues from different policy maker/stakeholder perspectives.
- Sir John Gieve: Former Deputy Governor of the Bank of England and Visiting Professor at UCL
- Lord Roger Liddle: Chair of the Board Policy Network and Labour member of the UK House of Lords
- Dr Colin Provost: Department of Political Science, UCL
- Chair: John Peet: The Economist
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