Category: The Brexit Brits Abroad Podcast!

Our fortnightly Brexit Brits Abroad podcast raises awareness of the key issues facing Britons living elsewhere in Europe as the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union. It answers questions about who the British living and working in Europe are. It highlights what led to their migration. And it considers the implications of Brexit for their everyday lives. Keeping a finger on the pulse of the negotiations, the series responds to issues as they unfold, providing up-to-date information and expert advice.

It is hosted by Dr. Michaela Benson and produced by Emma Houlton at Art of Podcast.

You can subscribe to our podcast on iTunes.

Episode 42: Brexit in the real lives of Britons living in the EU27: Terri Beswick

We’re back with an episode that let’s you hear what Brexit means to British citizens living in Europe in their own words. Michaela is in conversation with Terri Beswick, who has built her life around Europe and the ability to move freely. And then Brexit came along … take a listen to find out how she makes sense of Brexit and its impacts on her life.

Episode 37: A year in the life of researching what Brexit means to Britons living in Europe

In our first episode of 2019, the project team reflect back on the lessons learned from working on the project over the last year. Take a listen to us as we get a few things off our chest (and as Michaela gets on her soapbox about the pervasive stereotypes of British people living in Europe).

Episode 36: What does Britishness mean to Britons living in the EU-27 in Brexit times?

Brexit has made many people pause to reflect on what it means to be British at this point in time. In this episode, the project team reflect further on our conversations Britons living in the EU-27, highlighting how these reveal people’s changing relationship with the place they were born, how this relates to their feelings about the places they now live, and their sense of themselves as British.

Episode 34: Doing a very public sociology project about Brexit

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.