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  • The referendum in the United Kingdom (21 May 2012)

    The Italian Cultural Institute and the Devolution Club invite you to the Seventh Italian-British Constitutional Conversation on “The referendum in the United Kingdom” Monday 21 May 2012 – 6.00 pm […]

  • The UK in Europe (24 April 2012)

    18:30 – 20:00, Drinks from 18:00 Tuesday 24th April 2012 Knapp Gallery, Regent’s College London As Britain’s membership of the European Union continues to be an area of political and […]

  • Relations between the EU and Switzerland (19 April 2012)

    The Ambassador of Switzerland, Mr Anton Thalmann, in association with Federal Union, requests the pleasure of your company at a talk on “Switzerland – EU Relations” at the Ambassador’s Residence […]

  • Democracy and the eurozone’s fiscal pact: are they compatible? (16 April 2012)

    5.30 for 6.00 pm – 8.00pm, followed by a reception, National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2HE Throughout this year, the Federal Trust is jointly organising a series of […]

  • When panic-buying makes sense

    The queues outside petrol stations last week tell us something important about the way politics is conducted in this country (or, for that matter, anywhere else).  The lesson is that […]

  • Opening for the Olympics

    The government has trailed in the news the idea that the restrictions on Sunday opening for large shops should be relaxed for an eight week period over the summer at […]

  • Can the union be saved? Report on the Federal Union AGM

    Federal Union held its AGM and annual conference on 17 March 2012.  The morning session, entitled “Can the European Union be saved?”, looked at the European treaty agreed at the […]

  • The global super-rich: a problem or an asset? (27 March 2012)

    The global super-rich: a problem or an asset? – wealth, taxes, and inequality in the age of austerity A seminar organised by the Global Policy Institute Date: Tuesday 27 March […]

  • The problems and achievements of the Council of Europe

    By John Parry Review of “The Council of Europe” by Martyn Bond (Routledge Global Institutions Series, price £75 hardback) It was summer 1949. In the village of Le Hohwald, tucked […]

  • The next head of the World Bank

    The World Bank needs a new manager.  Robert Zoellick is leaving, so the search is on for a replacement.  Tradition has it that the role is always filled by an […]

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