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Does Eastern Europe have lessons for Brexit Britain

Does Eastern Europe have lessons for Brexit Britain?

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.
Sean Hanley
1 August 2016

Published: Aug 1, 2016 4:22:29 PM

Hollande's response to the Nice massacre will please only the far right

Hollande's response to the Nice massacre will please only the far right

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”.
Philippe Marlière
18 July 2016 More...

Published: Jul 18, 2016 5:02:44 PM


Negotiating Religion Launch

Negotiating Religion Book Launch

 28 September 2016
We are pleased to announce an evening of discussion celebrating the publication of 'Negotiating Religion: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives'. The event sees the volume's editors in conversation with a number of experts on religion and human rights from academia and policymaking.

Published: Sep 28, 2016 3:10:57 PM

EU Commission

Jean Monnet Award

23 September 2016
UCL European Institute awarded prestigious Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence status by the European Commission.

Published: Sep 23, 2016 5:32:30 PM

UCL in the Press

Corbyn's re-election divides Labour

27 September 2016
Oliver Patel, Research Associate at the European Institute, comments on the implications of Jeremy Corbyn's re-election as leader of the Labour party. More...

Published: Sep 27, 2016 3:22:41 PM

Bristol after Brexit

9 September 2016
Professor Anne White (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies) is interviewed about Polish citizens in the UK, and how their sense of a common European identity isn’t always shared among Brits. More...

Published: Sep 14, 2016 9:53:21 AM

Featured Events 

JM launch

Centre of Excellence Launch: Negotiating Brexit

19 October 2016
The European Institute is hosting an evening of debate and discussion with leading academics and policy professionals on the challenges of Brexit, to celebrate the award of Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence status from the European Commission.

Starts: Oct 19, 2016 12:00:00 AM