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At a time where Greek society appears deeply divided, as
a result of the current economic crisis, certain
historical events have been used to trigger narratives of unity. Consequently, national identities are often acquiring nationalistic
values which threaten social cohesion at national and international
Dr Kalliopi Fouseki, Dr Eleni Vomvyla, Mina Dragouni
Published: Apr 9, 2014 5:49:05 PM
EU decision-making assumes agreement at two levels: the national and the European. The dilemma highlighted by the crisis is how to make collective EU decisions acceptable not just to the 28 governments and MEPs but also to each of the peoples they represent. This problem cannot be resolved by either taking problematic decisions out of the political domain or confining them to decision-making purely at the EU level.
Prof Richard Bellamy
February 2014 More...
Published: Feb 26, 2014 9:29:51 AM
New research suggests that economic policy
played no essential role in the dramatic resurgence of Germany’s
economy, with important lessons for Europe.
Prof Christian Dustmann et.al.
February 2014 More...
Published: Feb 5, 2014 12:41:14 PM
After many months of plans, news and social media chatter, the EU’s new “Horizon 2020” programme for investing €70 billion* in science and innovation from 2014-2020, has launched. The first calls are now online and UCL plans to be at the forefront of participation.
Dr Michael Galsworthy
Published: Dec 19, 2013 2:26:00 PM
"This time it's different", according to the European Parliament information campaign about the 2014 European Elections. Posters and videos are urging citizens to "Act. React. Impact." But what has actually changed since 2009?
Fional Hall, Liberal Democrat MEP for the North East of England
Published: Dec 19, 2013 2:25:00 PM
We are pleased to announce the next round of our small grant schemes - for projects by UCL faculty and UCL research students to take place in the Academic Year 2014-15.
Published: Apr 11, 2014 11:41:56 AM
We are now launching the fifth competitive call for exhibition proposals for the new Octagon gallery. This is an opportunity to show off your current research. The theme for the fifth exhibition, inspired by the Gallery name, is EIGHT. Proposals on this theme are invited from across the UCL community.
Published: Apr 8, 2014 3:53:58 PM
Under a new 3-year agreement, UCL and the Institut Français now 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.
Published: Apr 1, 2014 9:38:28 AM
UCL in the Press
21 March 2014
Professor David Price, Vice-Provost (Research) has written an open letter to Paul Dacre, editor of the Daily Mail, to raise concerns about an article commenting on the race and gender of UCL academics appearing on BBC Newsnight
Published: Mar 31, 2014 11:55:00 AM
21 March 2014
Commenting on the pope meeting with mafia victims' families for the first time, Professor John Dickie (UCL Italian) said: "This is the church making up for lost time. There was a long time where the best you could say about the church's attitude to the mafia was that it was culpably silent...."
Published: Mar 31, 2014 11:22:35 AM
28 April 2014
Interested in having the presidential candidates answer your question during the debate? The deadline to submit questions has been moved to 10 April 2014.
Starts: Apr 28, 2014 12:00:00 AM
1-2 May 2014
The aim of this project, hosted by UCL’s Centre for Transnational History and supported under the UCL EI Small Grants Scheme, is to explore the genealogy of ideas of world order with a focus on the theme of war. More...
Starts: May 1, 2014 12:00:00 AM
12 May 2014
How are we to make sense of, recount and transmit the past? How do we acquire knowledge of, interpret and analyse what is, by definition, removed from our immediate access and experience?
Starts: May 12, 2014 12:00:00 AM