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Does Eastern Europe have lessons for Brexit Britain

In the aftermath of the EU referendum a number of Central and South East Europeanists wrote blogs reflecting on possible parallels between Brexit and break-ups of multinational socialist states like Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia in early 1990s.
Sean Healy
1 August 2016
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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

Roman oratory and the EU referendum campaigns

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.
Gesine Manuwald
11 July 2016 More...

Starts: Jul 11, 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.


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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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