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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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European Commission grant awarded

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6 August 2014
Our two-year programme comprising research, events and resources on "Debating Europe in the UK" has been selected for funding by the European Commission.

Research Grant awarded: Passionate Politics

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24 July 2014
The UCL European Institute, the UCL Centre for Transnational History and UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies have been awarded £10,000 seed funding for a new interdisciplinary research project on “Passionate Politics” from CHIRP.

UCL-IF humanities partnership: 2nd Call for Proposals 2014-15

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July 2014
UCL and the Institut Français du Royaume-Uni invite UCL-based academics to apply for funds to organise collaborative workshops for the 2014-2015 academic year involving participants from UCL and from research institutions in France.

CREDOC invites British Academy post-doc proposals

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10 July 2014
UCL’s Centre for Research on the Dynamics of Civilisation (CREDOC) welcomes expressions of interest from candidates for British Academy post-doctoral fellowships that concern ‘civilisational’ matters. Candidates whom CREDOC selects to sponsor and who are successful in obtaining a BA Fellowship will be hosted by the Centre and offered an additional research grant of £1,000 per year of their tenure at UCL to run research activities that relate to civilisation(s).

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