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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

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Post-Yugoslav Film Fesival

To commemorate the great Yugoslav actor Bekim Fehmiu, the UCL School of Slavonic and East European studies and the UCL European Institute organised a two day festival of (post) Yugoslav cinema. Award-winning film-makers Rajko Grlic, Goran Paskaljevic, Mila Turajlic, Jasmila Zbanic, Veton Nurkollari were invited as representative of film making in countries of former Yugoslavia. After the screening, they shared the stage with Veton Nurkollari (Artistic Director, Prizren Documentary Film Festival), Dr Vlastimir Sudar (University of the Arts) and Dr Bojan Aleksov (SSEES).