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What is the European Parliament?

What is the European Parliament?  This week European citizens are going to decide on Europe’s course for the next five years. Especially young people have their reasons to vote, considering for example the high unemployment rates all across the continent. To get everyone ready and informed, SeaMedia will present a…

Turnout in European elections

[caption id="attachment_998" align="alignright" width="150"] UEA journalism student Philip Turtle[/caption] Next Thursday the UK will take to the polling stations to cast their votes in the European and local elections. Yet when the last Euro elections were held in 2009, only 38% of those eligible actually did cast a vote. UEA…

Facebook Power in a Cashless World

Facebook, a world leading social media network, is expanding to become a bank.  Elizabeth Cobbett argues that this has far reaching social, economic and political consequences. Facebook, the social network connecting family and friends around world, is developing a new set of networks, financial ones. The company has just applied to…

Everyday Nationhood: A One-Day Symposium to Examine the Contribution of Michael Billig’s Study of Banal Nationalism

Everyday Nationhood: A One-Day Symposium to Examine the Contribution of  Michael Billig’s Study of Banal Nationalism. Monday 8th September 2014, London School of Economics & Political Science Organised by the Association for the Study of Ethnicity & Nationalism (ASEN) and the School of Political, Social & International Studies, University of…
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