Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The EU's Brexit Mistakes - Part 3: Mishandling Brexit

Britain has made numerous mistakes over Brexit, but the European Union's record also needs to be analysed. In this third and final part of a three-part series for the Clingendael Spectator, I look at some of the ways in which the rest of the EU has mishandled Brexit

The third and final post in the series can be found here: 

Second post: 

First post: 

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Europe's Brexit: EU Perspectives on Britain's Vote to Leave

Thanks to Agata Gostynska (CER), Brigid Laffan (EUI), James Dennison (EUI) and Eleonora Poli (IAI) for a great launch at the EUI of ‘Europe’s Brexit: EU perspectives on Britain’s vote to leave’.

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Monday, May 21, 2018

BBC Sunday Politics

I appeared on yesterday's BBC Sunday Politics to discuss the idea of a fully devolved government for London. We put together a short video about why a London Parliament and First Minister are the best way to face a capital city growing increasingly distinct from the rest of the UK. 

Those who have access can watch the episode here:…/b0b…/sunday-politics-london-20052018

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Returning to London

Happy to announce that when my year as a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute Florence ends this summer I’ll be headed back to London to take up a senior lectureship at Loughborough University London. I'll be based in the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance. It's the perfect location from which to write on Brexit, Britain's place in the world and, of course, London. 

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

London: The UK's Undiscovered Country

In a piece out today with the British Academy I explore why UK political science needs to pay more attention to the capital city. London is increasingly the UK's undiscovered country hiding in plain sight. We often overlook it as a political space and UK political science is the poorer for it.

Full piece here: