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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
Daniel Miller  More...

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 project is based on a series of seminars that take place during 2013-14. Click the listing below to navigate through to the individual events.

EMU Governance, EU citizenship and public procurement
Britain & Europe Series
18 March 2014

Refugee Protection, Migration and Human Rights in Europe: Notes from the field 
Britain & Europe Series
4 March 2014

'Your power to veto EU changes'? Implications of the referendum provisions in the European Union Act 2011
Britain & Europe Series
8 October 2013

An International Bill of Rights of Man: Where Next?
Britain & Europe Series
31 October 2013

The Single Market & liberalisation, harmonisation and mutual recognition: Time to rethink the balance of competences between the EU and the member states?
Britain & Europe Series
27 November 2013