Starting a debate on what litigating on how to start “BREXIT” means from NI, UK and EU law perspectives, this panel discussed the rulings by the High Courts in Northern Ireland (McCord, Re Judicial) and England and Wales (in R (Miller) v Secretary of State). A report of this event can be found here.
Following the ruling by the High Court [Queen’s Bench Division] in London on the UK and Article 50, Professor Dagmar Schiek takes a look at the legal complexities behind the ruling and the reasons for the decision, including some remarks on the contrasting ruling by the High Court in Belfast. … Continue reading
The conference Rights in diverse societies: Gender Migration and ethnopolitics in the EU, organised by the PSA Ethnopolitics, Global Justice & Human Rights, and Women & Politics Specialist Groups explored the intersections of ethnopolitics, gender and ethnic identities, and differential access to enjoyment of equal rights in diverse societies. Click here to view programme.
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Following a recent article stating that foreign university academics were being banned from advising the UK government on Brexit, Professor Dagmar Schiek asks whether this would be legal while the UK still a member of the EU. … Continue reading
The videos from the “Northern Ireland at the Edge – what next after “BREXIT”?” conference are now available. … Continue reading
One of the many as yet unanswered questions thrown up by the Brexit vote is what form the future relationship between the UK and the EU will take. Much attention up until this point has focused on existing models for relations. Will Brexit Britain seek to stay in the European Economic Area or attempt to replicate Switzerland’s set of bilateral agreements? … Continue reading
This half-day event focused on the consequences of the UK’s future relationship with Ireland, north and south, including the potential of the EU’s external border crossing the island of Ireland, options for maintaining EU membership and potential lessons from Liechtenstein, Greenland and Switzerland. A joint endeavour with the Royal Irish Academy and “The UK in a Changing EU”. Video podcasts of the main points, a report and a policy paper are now available.15 September conference final report; Policy brief Northern Ireland at the Edge what next after BREXIT
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Almost two weeks after the EU referendum, the world’s media are still focusing on the United Kingdom, its population and the disruption of its political caste in analysing the results of 24 June. This is akin to that long wait for the worst to happen, just like the rabbits’ instinctive immobility when viewing a snake. … Continue reading