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Thursday 12 March 2020

'UK in a Changing Europe' one-day conference

‘Negotiating the future EU-UK relationship. What is at stake?’ 

British Academy, London SW1Y 5AH

A one-day conference that brings together expert commentators to address the following questions to assess what is at stake in the second phase of EU-UK negotiation, to examine the positions of key actors, and to contemplate what lies beyond. To view the programme and to register click here.

Confirmed speakers include: 

  • Sir Ivan Rogers, former Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom
  • Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive of the European Policy Centre
  • Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics, King’s College London and Director, ‘The UK in a Changing Europe
  • Kenneth A. Armstrong, Professor of European Law, University of Cambridge
  • David Bailey*, Professor of Business Economics at the Birmingham Business School
  • Catherine Barnard*, Professor of EU law and Employment Law, University of Cambridge
  • Michaela Benson, Reader in Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London
  • Charlotte Burns, Professor of Politics, University of Sheffield
  • Tony Connelly, Europe Editor for RTÉ News and Current Affairs
  • Meredith Crowley*, Reader in International Economics, University of Cambridge
  • Katy Hayward*, Reader in Sociology, Queen's University Belfast
  • Eva Heidbreder, Professor of Political Science/Multilevel Governance in Europe, Otto-von Guericke Universität Magdeburg
  • Hussein Kassim*, Professor of Politics, University of East Anglia
  • Rem Korteweg, Senior Research Fellow, Clingendael Institute
  • Christian Lequesne, Professor of European Politics and Director of the Centre d'Études et de Recherches Internationals, Sciences Po Paris
  • Ignacio Molina, Senior Analyst at the Elcano Royal Institute and Lecturer at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the Universidad Autonomy
  • Niamh Moloney, Professor of Financial Markets Law, LSE
  • Jonathan Portes, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, King's College, London

* ESRC Senior Fellow, ‘The UK in a Changing Europe’


The conference is organised as part of the project, ‘Negotiating the Future: the UK’s re-positioning in Europe’, funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council under ‘The UK in a Changing Europe’ programme,

It is convened by Hussein Kassim, Professor of Politics, UEA, and ESRC Senior Fellow.


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Past events Past events


"Brexit: where are we now? Ask an expert”

Saturday 23 November 2019, The Forum, Norwich

Chair: Annabelle Dickson, Political Correspondent, Politico Panellists include: Professor Catherine Barnard, University of Cambridge and ESRC Senior Fellow ‘The UK in a Changing Europe’, Professor Andy Jordan, UEA, Professor Hussein Kassim, UEA and Senior Fellow ‘The UK in a Changing Europe’, Dr Nikos Skoutaris, UEA

To see report, click here

“Brexit: a pre-election stock take. Making sense of Brexit”

Mon 9 December 2019, 6.30pm, University of East Anglia, Norwich

Chair: Annabelle Dickson, Political Correspondent, Politico Panellists include: Professor Sir John Curtice, University of Strathclyde, and Senior Fellow ‘The UK in a Changing Europe’ (via Skype), Allie Renison, Head of EU and Trade Policy, Insitute of Directors, Jill Rutter, ESRC Senior Research Fellow, ‘The UK in a Changing Europe', Professor Hussein Kassim, UEA and Senior Fellow ‘The UK in a Changing Europe’, Dr Nikos Skoutaris, Associate Professor in EU Law, UEA.

To see report, click here