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Brexit Brits Abroad

Jun 15, 2018

In the second installment recorded at our event From Mobile Citizens to migrants, the expert panel—Aliyyah Ahad (Migration Policy Institute), Michaela Benson (Goldsmiths), Nadine El-Enany (Birkbeck), Omar Khan (Runnymede Trust), and Nando Sigona (University of Birmingham)—consider previous transformations in...


Jun 1, 2018

This episode is the first of three recorded at our recent event From Mobile Citizens to Migrants. The event sought to relocate the discussions around citizens’ rights and what Brexit means for UK citizens living in the EU27, and EU migrants living in the UK back into the politics of migration and citizenship,...


May 18, 2018

In this episode, Michaela rewinds to look back at the question of what brings about British emigration and its complicated! Talking through a few alternative accounts of migration decision-making among UK citizens, she highlights how choice is misleading as way of explaining migration, and how even for UK citizens who...


Apr 27, 2018

In this episode, Michaela is joined by Aliyyah Ahad, Associate Policy Analyst at Migration Policy Institute Europe, to reflect on the report Next Steps: implementing a Brexit deal for UK citizens living in the EU-27, co-authored by the project team and colleagues at Migration Policy Institute. Talking through the...


Apr 6, 2018

Ireland is the thrid most popular destination for UK citizens choosing to migrate and settle in other EU member states, and yet, we rarely hear about Ireland as a destination of the Britons who have made their lives there. To discuss why this is the case, Michaela is joined by Professor Mary Gilmartin, an expert...