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Why we post: a global perspective on social media

How do people use social media in different parts of the world, and what are the implications? Professor Daniel Miller explains what a team of anthropologists found by sending 15 months each in nine small towns all over the world, comparing social media use. You can engage with their research through a variety of free online resources including UCL’s first massive open online course (MOOC) starting on 29th February, a series of open access books published by UCL Press, and a short video.
25 November 2015
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Starts: Nov 25, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Cameron - Banning Milk and Cheese

Pablo Echenique is one of the five Podemos members elected to the European Parliament in 2014, and currently running for parliament in the upcoming Spanish general election. On Monday 26 October, he was scheduled to talk at the UCL European Institute, however the event had to be cancelled when he ran into difficulties at the UK Border. Here, he explains the full story…
2 November 2015
Pablo Echenique

Starts: Nov 1, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Flights from Freedom

Eva Hoffman, former editor of The New York Times and Visiting Professor at the UCL European Institute, asks what propels individuals to turn to extremist movements and argues that we need to build a ‘culture of democracy’ with shared norms and ethics.
22 October 2015
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Starts: Oct 22, 2015 12:00:00 AM


UCL European Institute

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.