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In this commentary, Lucy Shacketon outlines why UK universities have both the right and the responsibility to inform and influence the referendum debate.
3 August 2015
Lucy Shackleton More...
Starts: Aug 3, 2015 12:00:00 AM
In their relationship to Europe, both Britain and Romania are situated at the continent’s edge, but that is where any list of comparisons between the two countries usually ends. Certainly, both countries are members of the European Union, but their respective responses to the European Union differ markedly. Polls conducted by Eurobarometer consistently put Romanians among the most enthusiastic supporters of the European Union, and the British (along with the Greeks) among the least. But what are the historical roots of Romanian and British attitudes towards Europe and the European idea?
27 July 2015
Prof. Martyn Rady More...
Starts: Jul 27, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Young people in the UK today who are attracted to extremism are typically well educated. Given the weaknesses of this ideology in terms of its use of history, internal coherence of arguments and moral standards, its success with many educated young people requires explanation. The explanation, according to Dr. Farid, is multifaceted but education has a big role to play in curbing the trend.
2 June 2015
Dr. Farid Panjwani More...
Starts: Jun 2, 2015 12:00:00 AM
The UCLU European Society is home to both undergraduate and postgraduate students from all backgrounds who are passionate about themes related to European society, politics and culture.
A hub for different kinds of intellectual and social activities, it is also one of the best known student societies at UCL. Run by a committee of students, it aspires to be a real nucleus for critical social and political thought within and beyond the borders of the University.
The UCLU European Society aims to foster an interest in the developing idea of “Europe” amongst UCL’s diverse, international body of students. Apart from the stimulating intellectual atmosphere, EuroSoc is renowned for its friendly and familiar community where members can connect with like-minded students from all over the world in an informal environment.
EuroSoc edits its own magazine (EUREKA) and organizes regular events.
For more details, see visit their website.