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Populism in Europe
Following up on her previous talks to the Portuguese parliament on welfare preferences and democracy , Dr Monica Brito-Vieira spoke on 1st February on RTP 3 in Portugal about populism and the dangers it presents: http://www.rtp.pt/noticias/fronteiras-xxi/po...

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Welfare preferences and democracy in Portugal
On the 6th December Dr Mónica Brito-Vieira (Senior Lecturer, Department of Politics) spoke to the Portuguese Parliament about the effects of the crisis on the welfare preferences of the precariat and the dilemmas it poses to the Portuguese democracy. The Po...

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Diverging Capitalisms? Britain, the City of London and Europe
On 28th October Prof Lucia Quaglia will speak at the workshop  'Diverging Capitalisms, Part 2: Brexit and the new EU economic governance' at the Policy Network, London. This workshop is the second of a series of four events organised as part of the project ...

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Return to the Commonwealth? UK-Africa trade after Brexit
Calls for a post-Brexit return to the Commonwealth ignore the existing privileged EU-Africa trade relationship as well as the UK’s now diminished trade influence In a speech to the Institute of Chartered Engineers in February, David Davis MP – now Secretary...

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The EU Referendum and the UK environment: An Expert Review
Professor Neil Carter is one of the contributors to ' The EU Referendum and the UK environment: An Expert Review', which  provides a detailed review of the academic evidence on how EU membership has influenced UK policies, systems of decision making and env...

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Applicants sought - EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships
The Department is seeking applications from   researchers with a PhD (or at least 4 years’ full-time research experience) to apply for an EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship. In all cases, the fellowship must involve an element of mobility (spec...

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The place of financial services in TTIP negotiations
In this policy brief  commissioned by Policy Network, Lucia Quaglia  examines the place of financial services in TTIP negotiations, highlighting the surprising fact that the US authorities are less keen than the EU authorities on regulatory cooperation in ...

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Professor Lucia Quaglia provides evidence to the House of Lords
In February Professor Lucia Quaglia gave evidence to the House of Lords Sub-Committee for Economic and Financial Affairs for the preparation of an inquiry on Economic and Monetary Union. The session discussed: the completion of Banking Union and in particul...

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Lucia Quaglia hints at “a convoluted decision-making process” on banking resolution
Speaking on the sidelines of a talk given at Scuola Normale Superiore in Palazzo Strozzi (Florence), Lucia Quaglia, Professor of Political Science at the University of York (UK) reviewed the entangled governance of the Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM), and...

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Here’s what Britons really want David Cameron to get from Brussels
The victory of the Conservatives in the 2015 UK parliamentary election has paved the way for a referendum on the UK’s EU membership by 2017. British Prime Minister David Cameron has a mandate to hold the referendum on the question of whether Britain should ...
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