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Remembering Brexit’s impact on the British in the EU27 – UK in a changing Europe

Michaela wrote this blog for our funders UK and EU: A Day of Action Wednesday saw a day of action in support of EU Citizens in the UK and British citizens in Europe which took place in London. Organised by a coalition of campaign groups that includes, among others The 3 Million and the British in … Continue reading Remembering Brexit’s impact on the British in the EU27 – UK in a changing Europe

Regaining certainty: Talking Brexit with the British in rural France Part 4

Earlier this summer, Michaela spent three weeks in the Lot—the site of her doctoral research, conducted in 2003-4—to talk Brexit with the British Citizens who had made this corner of rural France their home. Her visit coincided with the anniversary of Britain’s referendum on its continued membership of the EU and the first round of … Continue reading Regaining certainty: Talking Brexit with the British in rural France Part 4

Less British, more European? Talking Brexit with the British in rural France Part 3

Earlier this summer, Michaela spent three weeks in the Lot—the site of her doctoral research, conducted in 2003-4—to talk Brexit with the British Citizens who had made this corner of rural France their home. Her visit coincided with the anniversary of Britain’s referendum on its continued membership of the EU and the first round of … Continue reading Less British, more European? Talking Brexit with the British in rural France Part 3

Uncertain, indignant and disenfranchised: Talking Brexit with the British in rural France Part 2

Uncertain weather for Brits in rural France

Earlier this summer, Michaela spent three weeks in the Lot—the site of her doctoral research, conducted in 2003-4—to talk Brexit with the British Citizens who had made this corner of rural France their home. Her visit coincided with the anniversary of Britain’s referendum on its continued membership of the EU and the first round of … Continue reading Uncertain, indignant and disenfranchised: Talking Brexit with the British in rural France Part 2

Julia’s #postcard from Amsterdam

Julia's bike on moving day - getting around Amsterdam

We asked #britsinEurope to send us a postcard from where they live that captures what the place they live means to them. Julia in Rotterdam sent us this great photo! I wanted so much to share an elegant picture, but this is what it means to me to live in Amsterdam:  Being practical (and being on … Continue reading Julia’s #postcard from Amsterdam

Russell’s #postcard from Oldenburg

Church of St Lamberti

We asked #britsinEurope to send us a postcard from where they live that captures what the place they live means to them. Russell sent us a photo of St Lamberti Church in Oldenburg, the seat of the local Lutheran bishop. As he explains, the church is older than its brickwork suggests: it was built between 1155 and … Continue reading Russell’s #postcard from Oldenburg

Disappointed, but confident – #britsinBerlin after Brexit

In the first of our guest blogs, Melanie Neumann, a PhD candidate in the Centre for British Studies, Humboldt reports from her research with Brits living in Berlin and their complex attitudes towards Brexit, feeling British and their futures in Germany.  A fortnight before the referendum I had a sense of inner calm, because I … Continue reading Disappointed, but confident – #britsinBerlin after Brexit