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.
Category: Michaela Benson
Our images of Britons living in the rest of the EU are dominated by twin stereotypes: the sun-seeking, patriotic pensioner in Spain and the upper-middle-class English couple renovating a Dordogne property. Karen O’Reilly and Michaela Benson (Goldsmiths University of London) make a plea for the true complexity and diversity of the British diaspora to be recognised, and explain how these stereotypes feed into a wider notion of migrancy as deviant and problematic.
… thinking with the idea of privilege as a constellation shifts the focus from absolute understandings towards the recognition that privilege is constituted through a range of characteristics. In...
Visit this page to download our full report, co-authored with colleagues at the Migration Policy Institute, about the steps EU27 states home to UK citizens need to do to provide them with route maps about their options for remaining legally resident post-Brexit.
Read Michaela Benson’s report Talking Brexit with the British in Rural France, drawn from her interviews with UK citizens living in the Lot, southwest France.