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Au revoir papa!

Jean Marie Le Pen announced today that he would not stand in the regional electionsto be held in December 2015.  This suggests that Marine...

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Entretien: Mixité sociale et diversité

Nos sociétés doivent gérer la diversité, c’est un enjeu de plus en plus urgent,  à la fois social, politique, sécuritaire, économique. Mais nous en...

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Understanding public reactions to home-­grown terrorism – a one day event

Recent events in Paris and Copenhagen have reinforced the importance of understanding and responding to public reactions to home-grown terrorism. How is the public...

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Love and Loathing in 2015: The power of place and the return of sentiment

Working in Rabat with a group of thirty-something policy analysts last week-end, I walked on eggshells as they gently but firmly pressed me on...

Rival Political Narratives – Project Compilation

Rival Political Narratives – Project Compilation

Highlights from our pan-European project

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50ft Women Confidence Workshop

When: 10th of September, from 5.30pm (for a 6pm start) until 8pm Where: Pearson, 80 Strand, London, WC2R 0RL  50ft Women is a women’s mentoring scheme...

Education, education, education!

Education, education, education!

Kirstie Allsopp’s misguided advice to girls to ditch the degree You may have noticed something of a storm in a media-stirred teacup recently. Kirstie...

How to lean in, and not fall over: the secret to the good (professional) life

How to lean in, and not fall over: the secret to the good (professional) life

A year after it sparked a global debate about women’s ability to corner the corner office, Sheryl Sandberg’s battle hymn for professional women, Lean...

Researcher Vacancy

Researcher Vacancy

Counterpoint is looking for an outstanding Researcher for a multidisciplinary project focusing on policy-making, political narratives and the middle classes. The project links to...

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Developing a new language of persuasion: Counterpoint’s workshops on framing

With public distrust of expertise at an all-time high, and an increasing demand for transparency, the messages of carefully constructed campaigns can easily fail...

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Europe’s riddle: Migration, community experiences and public opinion

Counterpoint examines the local experience of migration and integration across five European countries in light of continuing migration into Europe. Our research in Sweden,...

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What’s next?

So Emmanuel Macron won, and Marine Le Pen was defeated. Let’s make sure we make the most of this opportunity, of this beautiful reprieve,...