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Brexit and empire: a long-term view

Can a long-term and comparative understanding of the nature of imperial identities shed light on some of the dynamics behind Brexit? The ways in which empires – and their collapse – transform their central regions as much as the colonies constitute a significant part of the story, argues Andrew Gardner, summarising an article recently published in the Journal of Social Archaeology.
Andrew Gardner (Institute of Archaeology)
20 February 2017

Starts: Feb 20, 2017 12:00:00 AM

The government's Brexit white paper: a missed opportunity

Nicholas Wright from the UCL School of Public Policy analyses the government's recent White Paper on Brexit.
Nicholas Wright (SPP)
17 February 2017

Starts: Feb 17, 2017 12:00:00 AM

The process of Brexit: What comes next?

In a new report published jointly by the UCL Constitution Unit and the UCL European Institute, Alan Renwick,  Deputy Director of the Constitution Unit, examines what the process of Brexit is likely to look like over the coming weeks, months, and years. Here he summarises five key lessons.
Alan Renwick (Constitution Unit)
8 February 2017

Starts: Feb 1, 2017 12:00:00 AM

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The Belarus Economy: The Challenges of Stalled Reforms

24 February 2017
A workshop organised by the UCL Centre for Comparative Studies of Emerging Economies at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies.

Starts: Feb 24, 2017 12:30:00 PM

Brexit and Labour Rights: Challenges and Perspectives

28 February 2017
A panel of distinguished speakers explores what Brexit would mean for labour rights. How are the rights of workers in the UK likely to be affected by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU? And how are the labour rights of British citizens working, on a temporary or permanent basis, in other EU countries likely to be shaped by Brexit? Finally how are EU labour rights likely to develop once the UK is no longer a Member State of the Union? More...

Starts: Feb 28, 2017 5:30:00 PM

The First European

1 March 2017
Pierre Briant (Collège de France) on Alexander the Great in the 'age of empire'. This event is co-hosted with UCL Greek and Latin.

Starts: Mar 1, 2017 5:00:00 PM

Europol Director - Public Lecture

2 March 2017
The Department of Security and Crime Science and the Organised Crime Research Network are hosting a public lecture by the head of the European policing agency Europol.

Starts: Mar 2, 2017 4:30:00 PM

Ocean's Brexit: Maritime Policy after British Withdrawal

2 March 2017
Join our panel of experts for a discussion on maritime and fisheries policies in Britain and Europe after Brexit.

Starts: Mar 2, 2017 6:30:00 PM