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Brexit Brits Abroad

Dec 1, 2017

In this episode, Michaela talks with PhD researcher Melanie Neumann about her research with Britons living in Berlin. She delves into the real lives behind the headlines, highlighting how the stereotypes of this population as young, fun-seeking, mobile workers do disservice to the high number of these who work in local...


Nov 17, 2017

In this episode, Michaela is joined in the studio by Dr. Michelle Lawson to talk about their shared interest in UK citizens who have made rural France their homes. They discuss the work of representations and stereotypes in the way that Britons living in the EU27 are understood and represented, the misconceptions these...


Nov 3, 2017

In this episode, Michaela is joined by Dr Meghan Benton, senior policy analyst for the Migration Policy Institute. They revisit the question of who are the UK citizens who live in the EU27, highlighting the diversity of this population in terms of employment status, family circumstance and age, and talk about what...


Oct 20, 2017

Since Brexit, there has been an increase in the number of UK citizens applying for dual nationality with other European Union member states. But what is it like to apply for citizenship of another country? In this episode, Michaela talks with Gill and Clive Metcalf, who live in France, about their decision to apply for...


Oct 6, 2017

For our tenth episode of the series, we thought we would do something a bit different and start bringing in some of the voices of the Britons who have made their homes in the EU27, highlighting the diverse backgrounds and experiences of this population. In this episode, Michaela talks to Paul Hughes, who traded Swindon...