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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
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
Starts: Nov 1, 2015 12:00:00 AM
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
Eva Hoffman More...
Starts: Oct 22, 2015 12:00:00 AM
EMU Governance, EU citizenship and public procurement
Publication date: May 16, 2013 11:19 AM
Start: Mar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
Britain & Europe Series. 18 March 2014
A joint seminar by UCL and the UK Association for European Law (UKAEL), which will introduce and discuss the UK FIDE reports 2014.
Please visit Eventbrite to register
UCL Faculty of Laws
1-2 Endsleigh Street
London WC1H 0EG
This seminar will be divided into two parts:
|Part I (from 5.30pm-6.30pm):|
Union Citizenship: Development, Impact and Challenges
UK Rapporteurs: Thomas Horsley, University of Liverpool
Stephanie Reynolds, University of Liverpool
Public Procurement Law: Limitations, Opportunities and Paradoxes
UK Rapporteur: Brian Doherty, Northern Ireland Executive
|Part II (from 6.45pm-8.00pm):|
Panel discussion on Britain & the Eurozone (FIDE topic: The Economic and
UK Rapporteurs: Professor Piet Eeckhout, UCL Laws
Dr Michael Waibel, University of Cambridge
|Chaired by Professor Sir Alan Dashwood QC, City University and President, UKAEL|
Refreshments on arrival, followed by a drinks reception
Guests are welcome to attend both parts of the seminar or simply one.
This event is accredited with 2 CPD points for the SRA, accreditation by the BSB is pending.
The UK Association for European Law brings together all those across the UK with an interest in European Union law. Through lectures, conferences and other events it promotes a better understanding of EU law, UKAEL encourages debate and discussion on current issues.
UKAEL is the UK branch of FIDE (Fédération Internationale pour le Droit Européen), the International Federation for European Law. FIDE is an international umbrella organisation that unites various national associations for European law. At present FIDE has 29 member organisations.
Its next Congress takes place on 28-31 May 2014 in Copenhagen.
About the Series Britain & Europe
The relationship between Britain and Europe is a highly contested issue that dominates political and academic debates. The UCL 'Britain and Europe' seminar series examines the relationship between the United Kingdom, and both the European Union and the Council of Europe. The aim of the series is to discuss important policy issues, with a special focus on their legal dimension. Topics to be addressed include the EU referendum, immigration, human rights, competition policy and taxation.