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Something rotten in the state of Czechia?

The Czech Republic has been in the news recently because of its politicians' somewhat quick Celtic campaign to rebrand the country to the world as ‘Czechia’. But among political scientists and businesspeople the country's name has long suffered worst damage than this.
5 May 2016
Dr Sean Hanley
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Starts: May 5, 2016 12:00:00 AM

What the people of Nagorno-Karabakh think about the future of their homeland

The disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakah has been caught in a tug-of-war between Armenia and Azerbaijan for decades. Internationally recognised as part of Azerbaijan, it’s home to an estimated 120,000 people, primarily ethnic Armenians, who want to separate from Azerbaijan. It’s been a de facto independent state since a fragile ceasefire was brokered in 1994, and low-level violence has flared up every spring ever since.
3 May 2016
Kristin M. Bakke
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Starts: May 3, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Migration, the lightning rod of the EU referendum

The EU-Turkey deal should have no role in the Brexit debate, yet it brings the crucial question of the European Union and migration into focus at an inopportune time.
14 April 2016
Uta Staiger
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Starts: Apr 14, 2016 12:00:00 AM

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Europe and the Holocaust: Shifts in Public Debates in Poland, Germany and the United Kingdom


See below for videos of the presentations and discussion investigating shifts in the role of the Holocaust in European public debates in the recent past. Contrasting developments in Poland, Germany, and Great Britain, they  identified common threads as well as differences in perceiving, presenting, memorizing the mass murder of European Jewries.


Speakers

  • Dr Ulrich Baumann: Deputy Director of the Stiftung Denkmal für die Ermordeten Juden Europas (Foundation to the Murdered Jews of Europe).
  • Prof David Cesarani: Research Professor in history at Royal Holloway, University of London.
  • Mr Ben Helfgott: MBE, D.Litt. Institute of Education, London, Dr.h.c. University of Southampton, Chairman of the Institute of Polish-Jewish Studies, Oxford and Chairman '45 Aid Society Holocaust Survivors.
  • Dr Jacek Leociak: Member of the Institute for Literary Research at the Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Chair: Dr François Guesnet: Reader of Modern Jewish History at the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, UCL

Prof David Cesarani - Europe and the Holocaust: Shifts in Public Debates in Poland, Germany and the United Kingdom from UCL European Institute on Vimeo.


Dr Jacek Leociak - Europe and the Holocaust: Shifts in Public Debates in Poland, Germany and the United Kingdom from UCL European Institute on Vimeo.


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