Brexit: Causes, Process and Consequences
10 hour course
June 26 – 29 (11.30 am – 2.00 pm)
This course will examine the shocks to the national, European and global system which Britain's exit from the EU represents. Sessions will deal with the origins of Brexit in the United KIngdom's long-term and recent political history; the referendum campaign, the roles of sovereignty and immigration issues, and the consequences for British politics including the position of Scotland; the British government's strategy for Brexit and the response of the EU27; and finally the implications for the future of the European Union and for regional and global security, in the context of uncertain relations between the EU, Trump's USA, Russia and China.