Brexit

by Sally Tomlinson  |  8th July 2019

What stories will the British, or more particularly, the English, tell themselves about their country and identity, once Brexit has been enacted? It is doubtful whether the 1922 creation of a United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland will endure. Ireland, colonised by the English in 1169, is an independent country remaining in the Read More

by Vic Seidler  |  2nd April 2019

Listen to Victor Seidler talking politics, identity, gender and sociology as ways of understanding why the Brexit vote happened and where we may be able to go from here. …Read more

Whether you’re a leaver or a remainer it is difficult to deny Brexit has had dire consequences for race relations in the UK. Roma are no exception. Families identified as Roma have had a treacherous path to UK citizenship, often despite (or even because of) EU accession rules. Regardless of legal migration status, many Roma Read More

by Russell Foster  |  18th February 2019

This post was first published on the Global Discourse blog and can be viewed here. The Limits of EUrope special edition of Global Discourse is out this month… Co-editor Russell Foster previews the edition: ‘EUrope’ is changing. In the most visible way this change has recently manifested itself in a drawn-out Brexit which will satisfy no-one, the rise Read More

by Linda Hantrais  |  6th February 2019

If the UK were no longer in a position to promote or hamper EU social policy from the inside, would the EU be more likely to become a fully-fledged social union? And if the UK were no longer subjected to EU law, what might the implications be for UK social policy? With Brexit shrouded in Read More

Following Theresa May’s survival of this week’s no confidence vote, Janice Morphet, author of Beyond Brexit?, reflects on May's Brexit negotiating strategy over the last two and a half years.…Read more

by John Erik Fossum and Hans Petter Graver  |  14th May 2018

John Erik Fossum and Hans Petter Graver, give some background to Norway’s relationship with the European Union and reveal the truth behind some common myths about the Norway model.…Read more