Have you been struggling to keep up with all the new books on Brexit? Were you secretly planning to spend your summer holiday catching up on some of them? Ok, so you probably weren’t. But if you were, then here to help c/o the LSE's Brexit blog is my guide on what to take away with you to the beach or poolside to keep your mind focused on an issue that will be keeping us all busy for several more summers to come.
As a bonus I even offer some thoughts on which Brexit books might make excellent Christmas stocking fillers...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
I have a chapter in the recently published in ‘Solidarity in the European Union: A Fundamental Value in Crisis’ edited by Andreas Grimmel and Susanne My Giang.
Abstract: The contribution by Tim Oliver studies the theoretical discussions of Brexit, Grexit and other exit scenarios. Oliver starts from the fact that the UK’s vote to leave the European Union has presented the integration project with an unprecedented challenge. What this could mean for the EU has been the subject of increased levels of analysis and speculation, albeit nowhere near as comprehensive as that into what the vote might mean for the UK. One concern is that Brexit signals or could begin the unravelling of the EU, eventually leading to its complete collapse and disintegration. To examine whether or not Brexit will lead to European disintegration, this chapter explores some of the analysis into what Brexit could mean for the EU and then explores some of the theoretical debates about European disintegration.
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Friday, July 14, 2017
A few days spent in Glasgow at the 24th International Conference of Europeanists. Below is the script for my presentation on 'Europe's Britain', which is a project I'll be continuing to work on while at the EUI in Florence.
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Saturday, July 08, 2017
Brexit is a fascinating case study for the next generation of students and teachers of British and European politics
A post, written with Alex Boyle of Liverpool University, for the LSE's Brexit blog on the place of Brexit in the teaching and studying of British and European politics.
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Thursday, July 06, 2017
My take for the Clingendael Institute on what happened in the 2017 UK election and what it means for Brexit.
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