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Do Not Fear Austerity: A Public Meeting with Yanis Varoufakis

Alessandro de Arcangelis, UCL PhD student in History, reports on a ‘public meeting’ with Yanis Varoufakis, and his advice to Jeremy Corbyn.
30 September 2015
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Starts: Oct 1, 2015 12:00:00 AM

A Syrian tragedy turning into a European tragedy

Gëzim Krasniqi, Fellow at UCL’s School of Slavonic and East European Studies, traces the shifting routes chosen by refugees from Syria—and how the EU’s lack of a coordinated policy has been turning the Syrian tragedy into a European one. It has left the Balkan states with a refugee crisis impossible to master.
23 September 2015
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Starts: Sep 23, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Fathers, Sons, and Grandfathers: Migration Across Generations

Through the stories of three generations in thirty families, Julia Brannen explores men's lives, migration, employment, fatherhood, father-son relationships and intergenerational transmission over the life course. As the worst refugee crisis since the Second World War unfolds across continents, she traces the stories of migrant generations that have gone before, of Irish grandfathers who left Ireland in the mid-20th century and Polish fathers who came to Britain in the 21st century, together with a group of white British 
9 September 2015
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Starts: Sep 9, 2015 12:00:00 AM

EU-US Trade negotiations

UCL European Institute

This section provides background material and references on the EU-US trade and investment negotiations, covering inter alia investment protection.


I. Introductory materials
II. Common Commercial Policy
  • K De Gucht, ‘The implications of the Lisbon Treaty for EU Trade policy’, paper presented at S&D seminar on EU Trade Policy, Oporto, 8 October 2010.
  • P Eeckhout, EU External Relations Law (2nd edn, OUP 2011)
    --- Policies: chapter 10, ‘Competence in matters of commercial policy’, p 439.
  • D Kleimann, ‘Taking Stock: EU Common Commercial Policy in the Lisbon Era’, CEPS Working Document No 345, April 2011
  • M Krajewski, “The Reform of the Common Commercial Policy” in A Biondi, P Eeckhout and S Ripley (eds), EU Law After Lisbon (OUP 2012) 292.
  • R Leas-Arcas, ‘The European Union’s Trade and Investment Policy after the Treaty of Lisbon’ (2010) 11:4 Journal of World Investment and Trade 463.
III. EU-US trade relations and the TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership)
IV. Selected News Items