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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
Richard Bellamy speaks to Labour Party's Policy Commission
14 June 2013
The EI Director addressed the Commission on "Britain’s Global Role".
This body deals with issues relating to foreign policy, defence, international aid and development, and is responsible for examining how the Labour is to address the future challenges in these areas. It is an integral part of the party's policy development in the run-up to the next General Election.
Richard briefed the Commission specifically on the issues regarding Europe and the European Union that are currently being debated in British politics and the press.