Brexit Brits Abroad

Episode 37: A year in the life of researching what Brexit means to Britons living in Europe

In our first episode of 2019, the project team reflect back on the lessons learned from working on the project over the last year. Take a listen to us as we get a few things off our chest (and as Michaela gets on her soapbox about the pervasive stereotypes of British people living in Europe).

No deal Brexit: on the road to nowhere for citizens’ rights

With the UK experiencing its deepest constitutional crisis of modern times, and amidst the drama coming from Westminster in the last couple of weeks, few will have noticed the DExEU’s policy paper on citizens’ rights published on December 6th. But it is precisely these citizens (EU citizens in the UK, and UK citizens in the EU) who stand to be affected the most – their lives in some cases shattered – as a result of the political chaos Brexit has brought upon this country.

Episode 36: What does Britishness mean to Britons living in the EU-27 in Brexit times?

Brexit has made many people pause to reflect on what it means to be British at this point in time. In this episode, the project team reflect further on our conversations Britons living in the EU-27, highlighting how these reveal people’s changing relationship with the place they were born, how this relates to their feelings about the places they now live, and their sense of themselves as British.