In Episode 21, Michaela talks with Professor Mary Gilmartin about the British in Ireland, their invisibility in Irish migration discourse, and what Brexit means for this population.
Brexit Brits Abroad
In this post, Katherine and Michaela reflect on the latest report released by project team. The report is drawn up from responses to the question of the extent to which the recent agreements re: citizens’ rights had provided UK citizens living in the EU27 with reassurance about what Brexit would mean for their lives and futures.
In Episode 20 of the Brexit Brits Abroad podcast, Michaela is joined once again by EU law expert Professor Tamara Hervey to talk through the complexities of the draft withdrawal agreement and what it means in respect to the rights and entitlements of UK citizens resident in the EU27.
Find out about how our research has travelled this week!
In this post Karen O’Reilly reflects on her conversations with UK citizens living in Spain, to highlight common ground between leave and remain voters, particularly their concerns for the future of the United Kingdom.
In this post, Karen talks about her reflections on questions of whether UK citizens who have made their homes and lives in Spain feel reassured and the disconcerting caveat ‘nothing is agreed until everything is agreed’.
In this post, Karen responds to some of the areas of concern raised by the UK citizens in Spain she has been speaking to reflecting on the question of what the draft withdrawal agreement means for them.
In this long read, Michaela, Chantelle and Katherine reflect on what the debate about the overseas electors bill tells us about how UK citizens living overseas are understood and imagined by parliamentarians.
Take a listen to Episode 19 of the Brexit Brits Abroad podcast, in which Dr Michaela Benson and Chantelle Lewis discuss who cares about UK citizens living in the EU27.
Read Dr Michaela Benson and Chantelle Lewis’ analysis of the Overseas Electors’ Bill 2017-2019. In this article for UK in a Changing Europe, they address what the vote for life means for British democracy and electoral representation.