Last week, the second reading of the Overseas’ Electors Bill 2017-2019 was held in the House of Commons. You can watch a full recording of the discussion.
Brexit Brits Abroad
In this long read blogpost, Chantelle reflects talking Brexit with UK citizens of colour who have made their homes and lives in the EU27, building on her ambition to highlight the diversity of this UK citizen population and revealing how these conversations prompt reflections on what it means to be British and how this intersects with processes of racialisation at home and abroad.
In Episode 18 of our podcast series, Michaela speaks with Chantelle Lewis about UK citizens of colour who have made their homes and lives in the EU27 and how Brexit for them intersects with longer personal histories of racism and exclusion.
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In this episode, Michaela talks with Karen about her paper from the early 2000s that identified the contradictory ways in which Britons in Spain related to their new place of residence and the Spanish population. Episode 17 considers the ambivalence of the British and Britain towards Europe both historically, and today.
In the first of our long read blogs, Karen reflects back on her research with Britons living in Spain, to locate contemporary questions about Britain’s relationship(s) to Europe emerging...
Tune into Episode 16 of our podcast on all things Brexit and UK citizens who have made their homes and lives in the EU27. In this episode, Dr Michaela Benson reflects on her research in France and questions of Brexit, belonging and Britishness.
Take a listen to our 6-part myth-busting micropodcast series! Dr Michaela Benson challenges the common stereotypes about Brits abroad with these 7 minute micro-interventions.
In Episode 15 the project team comes together to reflect on progress with the research and the challenges of working on a live topic. Hear Michaela, Karen, Katherine and Chantelle in conversation about the research process!
In Episode 14, Michaela talks with PhD researcher Melanie Neumann about her research with Britons living in Berlin. Often stereotyped as young, fun-seeking, mobile workers, join us to delve into the real lives behind the headlines!