Academic Conference: “BREXIT” 15 months on – socio-legal perspectives for the EU and Europe

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Saturday 23 September 2017, 9:00 – 17:15 hrs
Queen’s University Belfast, Main Site Tower

Our sincerest thanks to speakers and participants for making this a successful conference – a summary report is now available here , and a summarising video here. NEW: some of the papers are published in a special issue of the NILQ – check our web page here:

Plenary Panel I: The EU’s social legitimacy after the UK’s withdrawal
Free Movement of People in the EU after “Brexit”
Prof. Catherine Barnard, University of Cambridge, UK

The implications of “Brexit” for EU Social Policy
Prof. Mary Daly, University of Oxford, UK

A European Social Union after the crisis
Prof. Frank Vandenbroucke , University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

Plenary Panel II: Perspectives for the EUs Eastern and Western Fringes
The EU’s role in policing the rule of law :reflections on recent Polish experience
Prof. Robert Grzeszczak and Dr. Stephen Terrett, University of Warsaw, Poland

EUropean solutions for the island of Ireland
Prof. Dagmar Schiek, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland

The De-Europeanisation of border conflicts: The Brexit effect on UK territorial borders
Dr Nikos Skoutaris, University of East Anglia, UK

A full programme, as well as information on the speakers, can be found through the links below.  

Programme (PDF)                            Abstracts (PDF)                 Short biographies (PDF)   

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