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Brexit Brits Abroad

Aug 11, 2017

This episode reports on Michaela’s recent trip to Lot to talk about Brexit with the Britons who have made this corner of rural France their homes. In conversation with Dr. Katie Higgins (Keele University) who joins us in the studio as a guest presenter, Michaela talk about what Brexit means to these Britons;...


Jul 28, 2017

In this episode Professor Tamara Hervey and Sarah McCloskey join Michaela to talk about the legal structures that have supported both Britons working, residing and travelling to the EU27 and EU nationals living and working in the United Kingdom. As they discuss, Brexit brings with it legal uncertainty and...


Jul 6, 2017

With the project off to a flying start, Michaela and Karen get together to discuss the aims and objectives of the project and introduce their approach to understanding the lives of Britons resident in Europe. They reflect on how Brexit marks a shift in the conditions and contexts that support British citizens living...


May 25, 2017

Should the British abroad have the right to vote in the United Kingdom? With the UK General Election 2017 getting closer day by day, Michaela speaks with Dr. Susan Collard about overseas voting for British populations. Starting from the question of why we should care about whether the British abroad have the right...


May 25, 2017

The British on the Costa del Sol and importantly, pensioners, are the longstanding poster child of Brits abroad. They are stereotyped and caricatured in the press and have been the subject of intense academic study. In this episode, Michaela speaks with Professor Karen O’Reilly, author of The British the Costa del...