We’re back with an episode that let’s you hear what Brexit means to British citizens living in Europe in their own words. Michaela is in conversation with Terri Beswick, who has built her life around Europe and the ability to move freely. And then Brexit came along … take a listen to find out how she makes sense of Brexit and its impacts on her life.
What comes to mind when you think of being European? In this episode, Michaela offers some insights into what it means to people—from rights and a set of common values to an identity and a sense of belonging—drawing from her interviews with Britons living in the EU-27. Plus, we hear from Roger Casale, the founder of New Europeans.
By Dr Kate Maclean I have no real idea who you are, Giles Fraser. You’ll pop up every now and then on my Twitter account, and I might occasionally put...
In episode 40, Michaela and Karen are joined by leading sociologist Professor Pauline Leonard to discuss British emigration. Painting a multi-faceted picture of British migrants, they trouble the orthodoxies in how we understand British citizens living abroad.
Goldsmiths’ Britain in Europe thinktank experts, including Brexit Brits Abroad project lead Dr Michaela Benson, were in conversation with one of Britain’s foremost economic and political commentators, Will Hutton, on the “state we’re in”, with Brexit, and how to avoid jumping off the cliff. You can watch the discussion in full here.
This postcard from aid worker Steve in Romania shows the arrival of Christmas gift boxes donated from the UK.
I retired from a 33-year public sector career in the UK at the start of the century and moved to Spain to work for a few years before being...
Nicky in France obtained dual nationality in 2017, however, her future is still uncertain in terms of her work and pensions. As the likelihood of a no deal Brexit increases, her concerns are closer to becoming a reality.
Lin en Bretagne sent this postcard about applying for the residency card Carte d`Sejour, being rejected and having to fight this in court.
Having worked across the globe, John now lives in NL (since 1999), and has three grown up children with his Dutch wife. He has started the process to get Dutch nationality due to Brexit.