In Episode 11, Michaela talks with Gill and Clive Metcalf, who live in France, about their decision to apply for French citizenship. They debunk myths and share their top tips for those considering applying for citizenship themselves!
Brexit Brits Abroad
In Episode 10, Michaela talks to Paul Hughes, DJ, writer and the host of the podcast ‘Expat Chit Chat’, who traded Swindon for Amsterdam and now lives in Germany. Hear from the Brits who have made their homes in the EU27.
Do you consider yourself an expatriate or a migrant? Neither term is neutral, carrying considerable baggage. In Episode 9, Michaela and Dr Sophie Cranston consider how and why Brits abroad embrace or reject these labels.
Karen O’Reilly’s latest blog shares an update on the project outputs so far.
In Episode 8 Michaela catches up with Dr. Joel Busher about his current research with Britons living in Majorca. Tune in for thoughts on talking politics in everyday life, political mobilisation and British and European identity in a time of Brexit.
In Episode 7 Michaela invites Dr. Nando Sigona from the EU families and Eurochildren project onto the podcast to talk about the uncertainties that Brexit raises for EU27 citizens and their families living in the United Kingdom.
Episode 6 reports on Michaela’s trip to Lot in July 2017 to talk about Brexit with the Britons who have made rural France their homes. Dr. Katie Higgins joins us in the studio as guest presenter!
In Episode 5, Professor Tamara Hervey and Sarah McCloskey join Michaela to talk about the legal position of British nationals resident in the EU27. Tune in for reflections on the legal uncertainty of Brexit, and what this might mean for UK citizens.
With the project off to a flying start, the project team get together to discuss the aims and objectives of the project and introduce their approach to understanding the lives of Britons resident in Europe. Tune in for Episode 4!
Should the British abroad have the right to vote in the United Kingdom? With General Election 2017 getting closer day by day, Michaela speaks with Dr. Susan Collard about overseas voting, the vote for life and political disenfranchisement.