Past Events

Brexit and the Constitutional Futures of Britain and Ireland Workshop - 2 December 2020

  • Dr Giada Lagana, Cardiff University
  • Professor Nicola McEwen, University of Edinburgh
  • Dr Mary Murphy, University College Cork
  • Professor John Denham, University of Southampton

On 2 December 2020, the BreFoE module welcomed a number of speakers to discuss the constitutional futures of Britain and Ireland in the wake of Brexit. Brexit has brought underlying tensions in the UK's geographic constitution to the fore, with increasing calls for Scottish independence, the prospect of a referendum on a united Ireland and, more immediately, the impact of Brexit on the devolution settlement in the context of the UK Internal Market. You can view this webinar below:




Brexit and Citizens Rights - 13 March 2020

Dr Adrienne Yong, City University (London)

The BreFoe Module was delighted to welcome Dr Adrienne Yong of City University (London) to discuss the question of citizens' rights in the context of Brexit. Unfortunately, a planned public talk was cancelled as a result of COVID19 restrictions.


Brexit and Justice and Home Affairs- 27 February 2020

Dr Chloe Briere, Université Libre de Bruxelles

On 27 February 2020 the BreFoe class was joined by Dr Chloe Brière of the Université Libre de Bruxelles who gave a presentation on the role of the EU in criminal law matters. This was followed by a public discussion on the impact of Brexit on transnational police and judicial cooperation in the area of Justice and Home Affairs and possible solutions for ongoing cooperation between the UK and the EU.


The External Dimension of Brexit and Negotiating the Future Relationship- 7 February 2020

Dr Graham Butler, Aarhus University


On 7 February 2020, Dr Graham Butler of Aarhus University, a world leading expert in the external relations of the EU, spent an hour with students of the module. This was followed by a public presentation on the legal framework for the negotiation of the future relationship agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union.

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