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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

Where are we now? A response to the referendum

The left has good reasons to be critical of the EU in its current form. But its problem was not that Labour and the unions didn’t address the question of immigration. Rather, they went into this battle with no vision, no plan and no ideas.
6 July 2016
Philippe Marlière More...

Starts: Jul 6, 2016 12:00:00 AM

New Collaboration with the British Library

10 March 2014

On 9 May 2014, the Centre for Russian Studies (CRS) commemorates the sixteenth-century origins of printing in Russia and Ukraine with a conference at the British Library


Organised by Sergei Bogatyrev (UCL SSEES) and Katia Rogatchevskaia (British Library), the conference will focus on the activities of Ivan Fedorov in their international context.

'Revisiting Ivan Fedorov's legacy in early-modern Europe' is supported by SSEES, CEELBAS, UCL European Institute and UCL Centre for Early Modern Exchange. 

Further details will follow soon.