Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

Looking Ahead: Brexit, Borders and Belongings

The half-day event will explore some key questions raised by the prospect of Brexit in relation to international borders, migrations, im/mobilities and belongings.

To register: The implications of Brexit for transnational movements and collaborations, for EU/non-EU border zones such as on the island of Ireland and for EU migrants and citizens are uncertain and far-reaching. The papers presented here will open up spaces for discussion about how Brexit is likely to be experienced, constructed and understood by different actors in this shifting context. Speakers: ‘And then came Brexit’: Experiences and plans of young EU migrants in the London Region; Dr. Aija Lulle, Prof. Russell King and Dr. Laura Morosanu, University of Sussex European youth migration intentions: implications for post-Brexit migration; Dr. Calvin Jephcote, Prof. Allan Williams, Prof. Gang Li, Dr. Hania Janta, University of Surrey Everyday bordering and the politics of Brexit belongings; Dr. Georgie Wemyss, University of East London Borders across these islands after Brexit: ‘Frictionless’ crossings or new frontiers? Dr. Katy Hayward, Queens University Belfast What Brexit means for higher education: Irish perspectives; Dr. Rosarii Griffin, University College Cork Discussant: Dr. Piaras Mac Éinrí, University College Cork Organising Committee (ISS21 Migration & Integration Research Cluster): Claire Dorrity, Chiara Giuliani, Eileen Hogan, Orla Lynch, Piaras Mac Éinrí, Caitríona Ní Laoire

Category: Conferences: Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Time: 9.00am - 1.00pm
Location: Western Gateway Building, Room 405
Target Audience: All welcome but registration essential
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Caitriona Ni Laoire

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