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London School of Economics and Political Science
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Head of Institute
Professor Maurice Fraser
Email: m.fraser@lse.ac.uk|
Assistant to Maurice Fraser  
Ashley Thomas
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7955 6310
Email: a.thomas1@lse.ac.uk|

Institute Manager

Elaine Hemmings
Email: e.hemmings@lse.ac.uk|  

General Enquiries
Email: Europeaninstitute@lse.ac.uk|  
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7955 6839

MSc Enquiries
Email: Europeaninstitute@lse.ac.uk|  
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7955 7537

Executive MSc Enquiries
Email: c.milne1@lse.ac.uk|  
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7107 5437

PhD Enquiries
Email: Euroinst.PhD.Admin@lse.ac.uk|
Email: J.L.Robottom@lse.ac.uk|
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7955 7896

Events Enquiries
Email: Euroinst.Events@lse.ac.uk|  
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7955 7896





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Photograph of Robert Fico

'The Slovak Republic in the European Union'| 

Speaker: Robert Fico, Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic

Thursday 30 October 2014
Time:   18.30-20.00
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, LSE

LSE European Institute Perspectives on Europe event 


‘The Limits of Transformation from Above: Turkey since 1914’|

Speaker: Prof Çağlar Keyder, Centennial Professor at the EI; Professor, Department of Sociology, Boğaziçi University


Tuesday 11 November 2014
Chair: Dr Esra Özyürek
Time:   18.30-20.00
Venue: Old Theatre, LSE
This event is the LSE European Institute inaugural lecture in partnership with Contemporary Turkish Studies.

This is a non-ticket event, on first come, first serve basis


LSE Graduate Open Evening|

Wednesday 5 November 2014
5 - 8.30pm

At the Open Evening, you will have the opportunity to obtain more information about our graduate taught and research programmes, meet academic staff and find out about the application process, financial support available and career destinations of LSE graduates.

Advance booking is essential. Fore more details visit the Graduate Opening webpage|

Prof Kevin Featherstone’s| 1999 book, ‘The Road to Maastricht: Negotiating Economic and Monetary Union’, published by Oxford University Press, and co-authored with Kenneth Dyson, has been chosen as part of the European Parliament’s selection of the “100 books on Europe to remember”. The list covers all languages and all disciplines since the first part of the C20th to the present-day. The European Parliament’s listing –initiated by its President, Martin Schulz – recommends these books and makes them available to contemporary audiences via the internet. For more information, click here|.


Monthly EI Newsletter|

Our monthly newsletter, EI Digest contains information on the latest news and developments within the EI, including new publications and media articles by staff.

Previous issues of the Digest can be viewed here|.

Please subscribe to the Digest's mailing list to keep up to date with our latest news by emailing the editor at europeaninstitute@lse.ac.uk| .


Public event podcasts

Please see below all of the European Institute’s event podcasts of this year. Past podcasts can be viewed here|.


For any queries with regards to podcasts, please email euroinst.events@lse.ac.uk| .


'The 2014 EP elections: a victory for European democracy?'|

Speakers: Dr Sara Hagemann, Prof Iain Begg and Dr Mareike Kleine
Recorded: 2 June 2014

‘Fixing Europe Dialogue 2: John Peet and Hugo Dixon’|
Speakers: John Peet and Hugo Dixon
Recorded: 27 May 2014
Philippe LeGrain

‘Fixing Europe’ Dialogue 1: Roger Bootle and Philippe Legrain
|Speakers: Roger Bootle and Philippe Legrain
Recorded: 12 May 2014


‘European Parliamentary Elections: What’s at stake?’|
Speakers: Prof Maurice Fraser, Stuart Wheeler, Mark Leonard, Dr Sara Hagemann
Recorded: 30 April 2014
‘The EU economy after the great recession’|
Speaker: Pier Carlo Padoan, Italian Minister of Economy and Finance
Recorded: 29 April 2014
‘A Crisis of European Democracy?’|
Speakers: Catherine de Vries, Claes de Vreese, Mark Franklin and James Tilley
Recorded: 11 March 2014

'Accountability and efficiency in the European Union: 20 Years of Co-decision'|
Speakers: Sara HagemannFergal O’Regan and Anthony Teasdale 
Recorded: 6 March 2014

‘The UK and the EU: sovereign illusions in an age of interdependence’|
Speaker: Alexander Stubb
Recorded: 5 March 2014

‘Surprise What Surprise?: The Old “new” nationalisms in Post-security Europe’|
Speaker: Professor Mabel Berezin
Recorded: 26 February 2014

‘The United Kingdom and the European Parliament Elections: Voting For, Against or About the European Union?’|
Speakers: Prof Vernon Bogdanor, Prof Simon Hix, Prof Damian Chalmers and Mats Persson
Recorded: 12 February 2014
‘Winning and losing from EU enlargement: Politics and Principles’|
Speakers: (Lord) Timothy Boswell and Robert Cooper
Recorded: 11 February 2014

‘The Rise of Euroscepticism: Causes and Prospects’|
Speakers: Dr Matthew Goodwin and Peter Kellner
Recorded: 30 January 2014

‘Insurance and adjustment in a diverse monetary union – what can the Eurozone learn from the UK?’|
Speakers: Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, Alberto Montagnoli, Danuta Hübner, Julia Darby
Recorded: 29 January 2014
Danuta Hübner’s blog post|

Democratic Politics in a European Union Under Stress|

Edited by Olaf Cramme and Sara B. Hobolt


Exchange Rates and Global Financial Policies
Author: Prof Paul De Grauwe

Federalism and Decentralization in European Health & Social Care 


Federalism and Decentralization in European Health and Social Care|


Authors: Joan Costa-Font & Scott L. Gree
Europe and the Mediterranean Economy|

Author: Joan Costa-Font
Economics of Monetary Union|

Author: Prof Paul De Grauwe
An Island in Europe: The EU and the Transformation of Cyprus|

Editors : James Ker-Lindsay, Hubert Faustmann, Fiona Mullen

"An Island in Europe" traces offers an authoritative and comprehensive account of a critical phase in Cypriot history, from a range of experts in the fields of politics, academia and conflict resolution.
Senza alibi: Perché il capitalismo italiano non cresce piu|

Author: Marco Simoni

The book traces the recent economical history of Italy, and provides necessary explanations on why the legal and political reforms of capitalism didn't work. And to trace who is responsible for these choices as well as to propose coherent alternatives
The Last Ottomans
The Last Ottomans: The Muslim Minority of Greece 1940-1949|

Authors: Kevin Featherstone, Dimitris Papadimitriou, Argyris Mamarelis and Georgios Niarchos

The Last Ottomans traces a fascinating, untold story and tells it through an inter-disciplinary lens, raising important questions of relevance not only to the 1940s but also to the inherited assumptions and images of today.
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LSE Europe in question discussion paper series|