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The heart of the matter: passion, politics and the EU referendum

Both Leave and Remain have appealed to voters’ guts to the extent that reason itself has become suspicious. Emotions will rule the day on 23 June, but at what cost?
23 June 2016
Uta Staiger
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Starts: Jun 23, 2016 12:00:00 AM

The price of solidarity: is Brexit worth it?

A misunderstanding of history and of historical time has put European solidarity on the chopping block. Think carefully before allowing the axe to swing, pleads Jan Kubik, Director of the School of Slavonic & East European Studies at UCL.
23 June 2016
Jan Kubik
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Starts: Jun 23, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Undecided on the referendum? These are the three questions to ask yourself in the voting booth

If there is one thing people can agree on as they prepare to vote on the UK’s EU membership: comprehensive, comprehensible and trustworthy information is in short supply. Every day, the quality of the debate sinks to a new low – yet the stakes are as high as ever. How, then, are you supposed to make your decision on June 23? What questions should you ask yourself when you enter the polling booth?
16 June 2016
Uta Staiger
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Starts: Jun 16, 2016 12:00:00 AM

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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.


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Professor Jocelyn Evans (Salford University) 

Emma Reynolds (MP for Wolverhampton North East)

Professor John Gaffney (Aston Centre for Europe)


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