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Brexit Brits Abroad

Feb 15, 2019

If you have been listening to us for a while, you may have noticed our perennial preoccupation with the question of what’s the British in British migration and as luck would have it, there is a new book that takes this question as a starting point. In this episode Professor Pauline Leonard (University of Southampton),...


Feb 1, 2019

In this episode, Michaela Benson and Karen O’Reilly talk with Sophie. Brought up in Belgium, attending one of the European Schools, Sophie reflects on being educated to be a European citizen. Brexit has made people question taken-for-granted identities, and while what it means to be British has taken centerstage in...


Jan 18, 2019

Hosted by Chantelle Lewis, in this episode Michaela is in the hotseat the project team ask her their burning questions about Brexit and the project. Recorded before Christmas, Michaela reflects on the current state of play in respect to what Brexit means for British citizens living in Europe; how the project sits within...


Jan 4, 2019

In our first episode of 2019, the project 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). From talking history...


Dec 14, 2018

Brexit has made many people pause to reflect on what it means to be British at this point in time. This is prominent theme in the interviews we have conducted with Britons living in the EU-27. In this episode, the project team reflect further on these conversations about Brexit, Britishness and belonging,...