Much of the acrimonious debate on Brexit of the past few years played out on Twitter. But the sheer volume of Tweets on the subject, and the oft-cited ‘echo chamber’ phenomenon make it difficult to gauge what this conversation looked like. What kind of messages were prominent on Twitter? Which side of the Brexit debate was strongest? How did this change over time? How were … Continue reading Who did Twitter users blame for Brexit?
Five years after the UK voted to leave the EU, European Institute Executive Director Uta Staiger looks at five lessons we’ve learned from Brexit. Continue reading Brexit: five years after the referendum, here are five things we’ve learned
With less than a month to the deadline for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme, Anne Marie Graham, Chief Executive of the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA), reviews the significance of Brexit for current and prospective students from the EU, EEA and Switzerland. Continue reading EU students: Navigating a new era in UK higher education
Judi Atkins, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at Aston University, employs a rhetorical reception analysis to demonstrate why Theresa May’s vision of ‘Global Britain’ failed to resonate with pro-Europeans. Continue reading Preaching to the Converted: Theresa May’s Vision of Global Britain
In this post, David Coen, Professor of Public Policy at UCL, Dr. Alexander Katsaitis, Fellow in Public Policy & Administration at the LSE, Dr. Matia Vannoni, Lecturer in Public Policy at KCL, dispel three myths around business lobbying in the EU to reveal how it’s instead based on a nuanced and layered interaction. Continue reading Three Myths about Business Lobbying in the European Union Busted