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One of the most original figures of the twentieth century, Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) still exerts a profound influence on political thinking today. Her work on revolution, action, totalitarianism, or “the banality of evil” continues to animate debates about democracy, about Israel and Palestine, about feminism and about the nature of political participation - she has even been the subject of a recent film. Miriam Leonard, Professor of Greek Literature and its Reception at UCL, discusses the inspiration that Arendt’s critique of contemporary politics found in antiquity.
12 October 2015
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Gëzim Krasniqi, Fellow at UCL’s School of Slavonic and East European Studies, traces the shifting routes chosen by refugees from Syria—and how the EU’s lack of a coordinated policy has been turning the Syrian tragedy into a European one. It has left the Balkan states with a refugee crisis impossible to master.
23 September 2015
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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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