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A Question of Trust

The age-old question of what holds our societies together re-emerges periodically, particularly in times of crisis. In a world ever more globalised and virtual, the answer is often cast in terms of "trust", with its pivotal role as regularly called upon as its health called into question. How has trust risen to this centrality, and is it all as straightforward as it seems?
Dr Uta Staiger
13 August 2014
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Starts: Aug 13, 2014 12:00:00 AM

"A bad day for Europe"?

Juncker’s nomination was not a sudden, not an unexpected and not even a distinct event. Neither does it spell an end to the European Council’s dominance in constitutional politics or make EU reform less likely.
Dr Christine Reh
2 July 2014
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Starts: Jul 1, 2014 12:00:00 AM

When anger masks apathy

As a closer look at the European Parliament Elections in Central and Eastern Europe suggests, it may be non-voting, rather than populist protest voting, which could prove the real long-term threat to sustainability of the EU’s troubled democratic institutions.
Dr Sean Hanley
2 June 2014 More...

Starts: Jun 2, 2014 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.