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.
In Episode 13 Michaela is joined in the studio by Dr. Michelle Lawson to talk about their shared interest in UK citizens who have made rural France their homes. Tune in to hear their discussion of representations, stereotypes and the British in France.
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!
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 this contribution to the 12 days of Brexit Brits Abroad feature, Michaela reflects on what’s at stake in Brexit for UK citizens living in Toulouse.
In this contribution to our 12 days of Brexit Brits Abroad feature, Michaela reflects back on her recent trip to Toulouse to talk Brexit with the Britons who have made the city their home.
David and his family are settled and happy in Brittany.
Lin sent us this postcard from Bretagne: for her it’s the true spirit of EU living.
For David, citizenship is primarily about legal rights and obligations. His main concern is keeping his family together whatever political decisions are made about who can live where, but the process of applying for French citizenship is bureaucratic and drawn-out.
Lin writes about her struggles with ill-health, her wonderful, caring neighbours in France, and her resolve to fight Brexit.