Rebordering Britain & Britons after Brexit
Posts tagged Brexit
25 June 2022
Brexit and the bureaucracy of citizenship: New episode of Conversations with Iris
Nando Sigona speaks with Djordje Sredanovic, author of Implementing Citizenship, Nationality and Integration (Bristol University Press, 2022)
23 June 2022
"It is still an open wound": EU citizens in the UK six years after the Brexit referendum
MIGZEN survey reveals the enduring scars that leaving the EU has left on its citizens living in the UK.
1 June 2022
Are you a migrant who has been living in the UK since before the 2016 EU referendum?
Are you an EU/EEA citizen, or a citizen of a country outside the EU/EEA/UK, who has been living in the UK since before the Brexit referendum? If so, would you like to become part of our online People's Panel? Get in touch to find out how to take part!
30 May 2022
Are you a British citizen who previously lived in the EU or EEA?
Call for participants - Are you a British returnee? Have you previously lived in the EU or EEA? If so, would you take part in an interview with a member of the MIGZEN team? Get in touch of more information on how to take part.
9 May 2022
How Brexit transformed mobile families into migrant families
A reflection on the effects of Brexit on mixed-status families in the EU/EEA and the UK.
4 May 2022
New Report: British citizens in the EU after Brexit
British citizens living in the EU after Brexit is the first research brief from the MIGZEN research project. It reports on the findings from our recent 'Migration and Citizenship after Brexit' survey, offering insights how these Britons explain their migration trajectories; their residential and nationality status in their country of residence; the impacts of Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic on their future migration plans; family life; political participation in the UK and within the EU; and understandings of citizenship, identity and belonging.
1 May 2022
What migration scholarship says on the Brexit and migration nexus: new article in Migration Studies
New article by MIGZEN team reviews scholarship on Brexit and migration in main academic journals in migration studies and reveals spotlights and blind spots in current research.
26 April 2022
'Racialized Affectivities of (Un)Belonging: Mixed (Race) Couples in the Shadow of Brexit' wins the #Genealogy 2020 Best Paper Award
Elena Zambelli won the "#Genealogy 2020 Best Paper Award" for her article “Racialized Affectivities of (Un)Belonging: Mixed (Race) Couples in the Shadow of #Brexit ”. The article is available open access at https://www.mdpi.com/2313-5778/4/3/83
26 January 2022
Interracial couples and the phenomenology of race
This blog offers an intersectional analysis of interracial couples’ perceptions of dis/comfort and un/safety in England across different contexts – when partners move in public spaces, choose where to make home, and where to travel for leisure.
9 December 2021
Don’t Pass Go: Brexit, Covid-19 and the Rising Numbers of Romanians Stopped at the UK’s Borders
Since the start of 2021 an increasing number of EU citizens have been stopped trying to enter the UK. While Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic contribute to this, the rising number of Romanians being stopped at the border requires further explanation. In this blogpost, Michaela Benson looks at the statistics in more detail.
4 December 2021
Debunking key myths about Britain's 'broken asylum system'
Since the tragedy in the English Channel, the government narrative on irregular crossings has shifted from the bombastic “stop migrants to defend our border” to the more humanitarian-inflected “stop migrants (in France) to protect them from drowning”, Nando Sigona and Michaela Benson explain in this article published in The Conversation
6 November 2021
British citizens living in the EU and the Brexit withdrawal agreement
Michaela Benson reflects on the latest statistics relating to the implementation of citizens' rights provisions for British citizens living in the EU. She highlights what these statistics do and don't tell us, and how whatever the headlines, we need to remain aware of who might be falling between the gaps of these post-Brexit provisions.
5 November 2021
On labelling, rights and mobility: Interview with Nando Sigona
The boundaries of membership are far from fixed and Brexit is a case in point, Nando Sigona explains.
15 October 2021
Reflections on Doing Sociology Live in Lively Times
Michaela Benson presents some of challenges of conducting a live sociology project on Brexit, where engaging with a range of publics was an integral feature of the research design. It also offers some insights into working against the backdrop of an accelerated impact agenda, under conditions where public engagement and (non-academic) stakeholder engagement were expected even as the research was unfolding.
30 June 2021
The deadline for British citizens living in the EU is looming
British citizens living in France, Latvia and Malta face a 30 June deadline to apply for their new post-Brexit residence status. Michaela Benson reflects on figures released 29 June that reveal that there are thousands of people still to apply or lose their rights.
2 June 2021
British citizens in the EU: the other side of the citizens' rights coin
Michaela Benson reflects on the 10000s of British citizens yet to register their residence in France, Latvia, Luxembourg and Malta as the 30 June deadline to secure their status under the provisions of the Withdrawal Agreement approaches.
28 May 2021
Which EU citizens are being turned away at the UK's borders?
Which EU citizens are being turned away at the UK's borders? Professor Michaela Benson reflects on the latest statistics and what they tell us about the inequalities within the EU citizen population arriving at Britain's borders.
25 May 2021
MIGZEN co-lead gives evidence to the House of Lords EU Affairs Committee
Michaela Benson gives evidence to the House of Lords EU Affairs Committee about British citizens in Europe and the implementation of citizens' rights provisions.
13 April 2021
Borders and bordering in the age of (im)mobility – Talk for "A critical turn of migration studies?" series
"We didn't cross the border, the border crossed us", Nando Sigona looks at how borders produce citizens and (im/e)migrants alike.
2 February 2021
Brexit on 'Plague Island': fortifying the UK's borders in times of crisis
The coincidence of COVID and Brexit has produced a perfect storm. Public health concerns and containment measures have become entangled with the emerging post-Brexit geopolitics, weaponised to score political points. How can we make sense of this as researchers interested in borders, citizenship and migration?