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Body Politics, Abortion and LGBT Rights in Poland

27 October 2016
This evening discussion brings together academics, including philosopher and gender specialist Marzenna Jakubczak (Cracow), with activists and artists. It forms part of a wider research project on Gendering Democracy, and is hosted by Dr Urszula Chowaniec in cooperation with the qUCL network. More...

Starts: Oct 27, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Populism in Historical Perspective

11 November 2016
The last decade has seen the rise of politicians, parties and governments to whom the label ‘populist’ can usefully be applied - in Europe and elsewhere. But media responses to this global shift tend to focus on recent phenomena, be these Brexit, Alternative für Deutschland, or Donald Trump. There has been less interest in historicising these phenomena. This symposium aims to historicise these phenomena, and locate them in an analysis of twentieth and twenty first century democracy.

Starts: Nov 11, 2016 12:00:00 AM

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Call for Papers: Erasmus Network on Parliamentary Democracy in Europe

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The UCL European Institute is part of a new Erasmus academic network on Parliamentary Democracy in Europe (PADEMIA). The network will hold its first annual conference in Brussels on 12 and 13 June 2014.

Asymmetrical Encounters: E-Humanity Approaches to Reference Cultures in Europe, 1815–1992'

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How did the large and cultural powerful countries Britain, France, and Germany influence public debates in smaller countries like the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg? 

President Spielmann of the European Court of Human Rights appointed Honorary Professor at UCL

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Dean Spielmann

President Dean Spielmann of the European Court of Human Rights has been appointed Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Laws for five years. The appointment takes effect in May.

Workshop: Lost worlds of East European Jewry: images and narratives

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Associated with the joint lecture Lost worlds of East European Jewry: images and narratives, we have a very limited number of places still available for a PhD workshop with students and staff from UCL and the Sorbonne on 23 January 2014.

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