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.
Brexit Brits 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.
Aid-worker Steve in Romania offers an eastern perspective on the experience of Brits in the EU.
“As an eighty-year-old plus, I view the coming of Brexit with disbelief and with fear. The decision to vote for Brexit was governed by the hearts of the British people and not by their heads.” Read the lament of a Brit in Germany.
Join academics, legal professionals and campaigners at this roundtable discussion on securing citizens’ rights after Brexit. 12th Feb 2019, 18:00-20:30, The RSA, London.