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The UK decision to withdraw from the EU: parliament or government?

If the principle of parliamentary sovereignty is to continue to have real meaning in Britain, the decision to leave the EU must be taken by parliament, not the government.
Piet Eeckhout
17 October 2016

Starts: Oct 17, 2016 12:00:00 AM

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

Starts: Aug 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM

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...

Starts: Jul 18, 2016 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