Brexit, Immigration and the Two Irelands
- 1150 Muirhead Tower
- Social Sciences
This event will examine the emerging implications of the decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union (Brexit) for the lives of migrants on both sides of the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland through a focus on Polish communities and Polish civil society.
It will examine efforts by Polish civil society in the Republic of Ireland to promote political participation and integration against the backdrop of a growing divergence of Polish immigrant experiences in the Irish and UK cases.
Bryan Fanning is Professor of Migration and Social Policy At University College Dublin His recent publications include Migration and the Making of Ireland (University College Dublin Press, 2018) and as co-editor Immigrants as Outsiders in the Two Irelands (Manchester University Press, 2019)