Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series (KESS)

Does Europe matter? The implications of a Brexit for Northern Ireland

Dr Lee McGowan (QUB) Ahead of a now imminent referendum on the United Kingdom’s (UK) membership of the European Union (EU) this presentation addresses the specific issue of how much the EU dimension matters to Northern Ireland and considers the implications of a Brexit for this region of the UK. It is divided into two … Read moreDoes Europe matter? The implications of a Brexit for Northern Ireland

After the EU Referendum: The United Kingdom as a Member State with a ‘Special Status’ or Non-Member in search of a New Relationship

Prof David Phinnemore (QUB) The presentation reviews the nature and content of the outcome to the UK government’s attempt to renegotiate the terms of UK membership of the European Union (EU) as well as options for a new relationship in the case of a vote to leave the EU. The presentation reviews the agreement reached … Read moreAfter the EU Referendum: The United Kingdom as a Member State with a ‘Special Status’ or Non-Member in search of a New Relationship