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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
UK research: Immigrants 'better educated than Brits'
19 February 2014
11 February 2014
In comparison with most other European countries, the UK is attracting highly educated and skilled immigrants.
Professor Christian Dustmann, Economics
The UK has recently been embroiled in an immigration debate that has called for stricter immigration laws and tighter enforcements.
The immigration bill, currently being pushed through the House of Lords after gaining approval in the House of Commons, will make provisions about immigration laws to limit access to services, facilities and employment.