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The Bridges Project: New expertise for policy in an age of uncertainty

Read our most recent publication from the Bridges Project

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The Bridges Project Film

Our new film on the Bridges Project, including insights from our annual retreat.

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Confronting the populist wave

Our upcoming workshop with FEPS on populist politics

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...

Mapping the “complosphère”

Mapping the “complosphère”

A new interactive map from our "Rival Political Narratives" project

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Lighting the Home Fires: Fresh perspectives on human rights in the UK

How do we relate to human rights in everyday life? what cultural, social and political commitment do they represent? How do we protect them...

Disputes and dilemmas

Disputes and dilemmas

Marley Morris writes on the EU's latest institutional wrangling following May's elections

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...

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Tentacles of Circumstance: The Political Consequences of Inequality

To explore the complex effects of inequality on European societies, this volume brings together essays by scholars of economic history, sociology, psychology and philosophy....

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Historic errors set in stone

Public monuments seem to have become the lightning rod of our cultural wars: from Robert E Lee, to Cecil Rhodes, to intimations that Nelson...

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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,...