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The UK decision to withdraw from the EU: parliament or government?

If the principle of parliamentary sovereignty is to continue to have real meaning in Britain, the decision to leave the EU must be taken by parliament, not the government.
Piet Eeckhout
17 October 2016

Starts: Oct 17, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Does Eastern Europe have lessons for Brexit Britain?

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.
Sean Hanley
1 August 2016

Starts: Aug 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Hollande's response to the Nice massacre will please only the far right

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”.
Philippe Marlière
18 July 2016 More...

Starts: Jul 18, 2016 12:00:00 AM

UCL European Institute

The French Presidential Election: Politics, Populism and Le Pen

16 April 2012

See below for filmed interviews and images from an event the Institute co-hosted with the London-based research and advisory group Counterpoint on the French presidential elections 2012. Speakers included Tony Barber (Europe Editor, Financial Times), Jamie Bartlett (Head of the Violence and Extremism Programme, Demos), Professor Jocelyn Evans (Salford University), Professor John Gaffney (Co-Director of the Aston Centre for Europe), Professor Philippe Marlière (French and European Politics, UCL), and Daniel Trilling (New Statesman). Dr Catherine Fieschi, Director of Counterpoint, chaired the event.

Video interviews

Professor Jocelyn Evans (Salford University) 

Emma Reynolds (MP for Wolverhampton North East)

Professor John Gaffney (Aston Centre for Europe)


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