Welcome to the UCL European Institute, UCL's hub for research, collaboration and information on Europe and the European Union. We are part of the Institute of Advanced Studies.
UCL European Institute
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.
1 August 2016
Starts: Aug 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM
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”.
18 July 2016 More...
Starts: Jul 18, 2016 12:00:00 AM
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.
11 July 2016 More...
Starts: Jul 11, 2016 12:00:00 AM
Macmillan, Heath, Wilson and Europe: What did they do for us? Or did they just do for us?
4 October 2012
Sir Stephen Wall, formerly the UK’s Permanent Representative to the EU and subsequently Tony Blair’s EU adviser, draws for this debate on his most recent book examining British politics towards the European Community from the late 1950s to the late 1970s. His discussant, Gill Bennett, former chief Historian of the FCO provides some in depth insights.
- Sir Stephen Wall, Chair of UCL Council, formerly the UK’s Permanent Representative to the EU
- Discussant: Gill Bennett, former chief Historian at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Chair: Professor Richard Bellamy, UCL School of Public Policy
With the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union.
Page last modified on 12 nov 13 13:35