Do you consider yourself an expatriate or a migrant? Neither term is neutral, carrying considerable baggage. In Episode 9, Michaela and Dr Sophie Cranston consider how and why Brits abroad embrace or reject these labels.
The British on the Costa del Sol are the longstanding poster child of Brits abroad. In Episode 2 Michaela speaks with Professor Karen O’Reilly and Rebekah Miller about the lives of these Britons beyond the headlines.
In her contribution to our 12 days of Brexit Brits Abroad feature, Chantelle Lewis reflects on her initial conversations with Britons of colour who have made their homes and lives in the EU27. As she describes, their lives and migration challenge assumptions of the British who have made other European countries their homes. And as Brexit reframes the question of who is British along racial lines, they express their enhanced anxieties about where they belong.
Michaela wrote this blog for our funders UK and EU: A Day of Action Wednesday saw a day of action in support of EU Citizens in the UK and British...