News and Commentary

The future of UK and EU security cooperation

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Prof Nicholas J Wheeler, Director of the ICCS, is interviewed about the impact of Brexit on the UK's relationship with the EU regarding issues of defence and security policy.
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Thursday 20th July 2017

The Tragedy of Brexit: Pro-European Mobilisation After the Referendum

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Written by Charlotte Galpin, Lecturer in German and European Politics, Verena Brändle, PhD student in the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication at the University of Copenhagen and Hans-Jörg Trenz is Professor for Modern European Studies in the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication at the University of Copenhagen and ARENA, University of Oslo.
Date:
Friday 14th July 2017

The Tragedy of Brexit: Pro-European Mobilisation After the Referendum

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A new blog post from the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) discusses pro-EU mobilisation, and a study to understand the changing expectations and identities of those who feel personally affected by the decision to leave the EU, who feel misrepresented and excluded from popular constructions of the "British people".
Date:
Wednesday 12th July 2017

UK Health Law Outside the EU: Immediate, Intermediate and Long Term Impacts

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Birmingham's Professor Jean McHale has been awarded ESRC funding under the UK in a Changing Europe Initiative for an 18 month project examining the impact of Brexit on health law
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Tuesday 11th July 2017

If you think David Davis has U-turned on ID cards, think again

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Written by Dr Charlotte Galpin, University of Birmingham. Government plans to introduce official documents for EU citizens to prove their right to live in the UK have some people surprised.
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Tuesday 11th July 2017

The quest for home of European Somali families in Britain

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Researcher Ozlem Young examines the impact of Brexit on Somalian Muslim families in the UK, who fled their war-torn homeland in the 1990s for safety in other European countries, subsequently settling in Britain. This is part of the Eurochildren research project led by the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) here at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Monday 10th July 2017

Brexit gives rise to new political identities – new report, one year on from EU referendum, finds

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The UK's decision to leave the EU on 23 June 2016 has given birth to new political identities, a new report by The UK in a Changing Europe shows.
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Friday 23rd June 2017

Brexit bonus for students seeking worldwide financial careers

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Professor Simon Collinson in the Financial Times: UK schools benefit as sterling's fall boosts applications.
Date:
Wednesday 21st June 2017

Brexit, net migration and Eurochildren

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The UK's Office for National Statistics has released its quarterly update on net migration. This time the figure, 248,000, the lowest level for nearly three years, is 'favourable' for the government. But what does 'favourable' really mean? Dr Nando Sigona discusses the potential human and emotional costs of Brexit for EU families in the UK and their children, many of whom were born in the UK and hold a British passport.
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Friday 2nd June 2017

Graduate Centre for Europe reassessed Britain's relations with Europe during its 11th Annual Conference

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Graduate Centre for Europe reassessed Britain's relations with Europe during its 11th Annual Conference.
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Friday 26th May 2017

UK Health Law and Policy: where now after Brexit?

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The phoney war of Brexit is finally coming to an end. After years, if not decades, of argument about the desirability of European Union membership, the UK is moving on to the question of what Brexit means, what Brexit can mean, and how to make that reality in negotiations and public policy.
Date:
Thursday 4th May 2017

'Protect rights of EU students and staff' say West Midlands' Vice-Chancellors

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University of Birmingham Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Eastwood has today joined his West Midlands counterparts in calling on the Government to support higher education institutions during Brexit negotiations with the European Union.
Date:
Wednesday 26th April 2017

Birmingham leads Brexit impact research projects

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham will lead a series of three studies into the potential impact of Brexit on people in the UK, including children growing up in 'mixed-nationality' families.
Date:
Wednesday 19th April 2017

Brexit, Brum and Big Science

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Last week, we hosted a major international particle physics conference on campus at The University of Birmingham. Over 300 participants from 41 countries discussed a wide range of scientific questions connected to the CERN Large Hadron Collider where five years ago the University played a central role in the Nobel-prize recognised Higgs boson discovery.
Date:
Thursday 13th April 2017

How has Brexit affected exchange rates?

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Professor of Macroeconomics John Fender examines Brexit's role in the decline of the pound and where it will likely go from here.
Date:
Tuesday 4th April 2017

Triggering Article 50: the task that lies ahead

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On March 29, the Prime Minister will trigger Article 50, starting the official Brexit process. As a result, unless all parties agree to an extension, the UK will officially leave the European Union on 29 March 2019
Date:
Thursday 23rd March 2017

Podcast: From Electoral Despair to Where?: Has Brexit Given the Liberal Democrats a Lifeline?

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Professor David Cutts presented research based on his forthcoming book-length study of the Liberal Democrats to the POLSIS departmental seminar.
Date:
Monday 6th March 2017

The impact of Brexit on patient mobility

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Professor Jean McHale gave evidence at the House of Commons Health Select Committee.
Date:
Tuesday 28th February 2017

Podcast: The Brexit Negotiations: An EU Perspective

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Speakers: Jacqueline Minor, European Commission's Head of Representation and Professor Martin Trybus, Birmingham Law School, Professor of European Law and Policy. Chair: Jamie Gaskarth, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations
Date:
Wednesday 8th February 2017

Post-Brexit: What defines an outstanding Modern Industrial Strategy for a Great Global Trading Nation?

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John Bryson in the Birmingham Perspective: "It should evolve slowly building on a strong supportive foundation and should be evaluated over decades rather than election cycles"
Date:
Friday 27th January 2017
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