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Resources 

COMMENTS 

The rights & responsibilities of the university sector in the EU referendum debate

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

At the Edges of Europe: Britain, Romania and European Identities

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

Extremism disenchanted: what role can education play?

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

Events

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