This episode brings the project team together again to talk through the experience of doing a sociological research on Brexit while the withdrawal process if unfolding. They reflect on what it is like to do sociology on a topic that is so highly politicised, political and where the stakes are constantly shifting. In laying bare their experiences, they offer unprecedented insights into the doing of social research on a live and lively issue.
Category: Chantelle Lewis
In Episode 33 the project team discuss qualitative research and why it is valuable in a project on what Brexit means to British people living in the EU27.
Freedom of Movement is a right that British citizens will no longer enjoy following Brexit. In episode 32 the project team discuss what the loss of Freedom of Movment means to British citizens living in the EU27.
What unites the UK citizens of colour living within the EU27 during the Brexit process is not their (mis)recognised ‘race’, but how their experiences are shaped by different expressions...
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.
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.
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.