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New video on EU institutions with UoE input

PIR's John Peterson in new video for Oxford University Press.

Edinburgh PIR’s John Peterson is featured in a short, 9 minute video highlighting ‘10 Things You (that is, all of us) Need to Know About the EU’s Institutions’, ahead of the publication of the 4th edition of The Institutions of the European Union (co-edited by John and Dermot Hodson; Oxford University Press).  The book also features contributions from PIR’s Charlie Jeffery, the Law School’s Niamh Nic Shuibhne, and Edinburgh PIR PhD Niklas Helwig.  The book aims to be the definitive academic work on EU institutions, which – despite it all – are likely to outlast the UK’s EU membership.  It brings together an A-list line-up of EU academics and practitioners.  The book appears in OUP’s ‘New European Union’ series, co-edited by John together with Dame Helen Wallace (see 


Student lying on grass reading book