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).
Category: The Brexit Brits Abroad Podcast!
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.
In this episode the project team focus on narrative and storytelling in social science research, focussing on the question of how we do justice to the what people have told us in the way we write and communicate the findings of the project.
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.
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.
This episode of the podcast focuses on the lives of these younger Britons living southern Spain as Michaela welcomes Mike Danby, into the studio to the latest Brexit Brits Abroad report ‘Talking Brexit with 18-35 year-old UK citizens living in Southern Spain’.
The spectre of expatriate life—the shaded verandas, the spatial segregation, the Gin and Tonics—is one of the themes that repeatedly arise in the project. In this episode, Michaela and Chantelle are joined by Sarah Kunz to discuss her PhD research about how the category of expatriate has been employed and mobilised, and with what effects.