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Brexit – the Irish Question: Podcast with Professor David Phinnemore

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David Phinnemore, Professor of European Politics at Queen’s University Belfast, outlines the particular challenges Brexit presents for Northern Ireland, and offers thoughts on areas to explore in terms of possible solutions.

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BREXIT 15 months on – socio-legal perspectives for the EU and Europe

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15 months after the UK has lodged its intention to withdraw from the European Union (EU), there is limited information on what exactly the UK wishes to achieve. Join us at Queen’s University Belfast for this special event that brings together academic experts from across Europe to discuss the socio-legal perspectives of Brexit.

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The Irish border as a Brexit bargaining chip: a rejoinder to Legatum

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In the first of two related articles, Dr Katy Hayward looks at the Legatum Institute’s Special Trade Commission paper on Brexit and the Irish border issue.

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Remarkable flexibility on Northern Ireland from the EU – the UK government should take note

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The unique situation of Northern Ireland within the UK needs to be stressed when it comes to Brexit says Dr Katy Hayward.

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Softening a hard border: lessons from North America for post-Brexit Ireland

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There are ample lessons from the Canada-US border for post-Brexit Ireland, write Laurie Tannous and Katy Hayward. A ‘hard’ border need not mean the end of economic integration of Ireland. Yet building a smooth functioning border is a comprehensive undertaking, and some friction will be inevitable.

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Brexit, Northern Ireland and Territorial Differentiation: An Opportunity Not To Be Missed

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Professor David Phinnemore and Dr Katy Hayward look at how territorial differentiation, which offers different arrangements for different parts of a state, could provide a post-Brexit solution for Northern Ireland.

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Lessons from the Brexit debacle for our Executive debacle

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Dr Katy Hayward reflects on the forthcoming 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement and the importance of the Agreement’s role in the Brexit negotiations.

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30 August Brexit Clinic Presentations

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The presentations from the recent Brexit Clinic are available to download.

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Northern Ireland’s Brexit border: the promise of invisibility

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Professor John Garry shares some initial thoughts on the recent UK position papers as part of the Brexit negotiations.

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The UK government’s position paper on Northern Ireland after Brexit – some initial thoughts

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Following the UK government’s release of its position paper on the position of Northern Ireland and Ireland after Brexit, Professor Dagmar Schiek shares her initial thoughts on the paper and highlights what is not being addressed.

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‘Summer fever:’ Theresa May’s Brexit songbook

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As the Prime Minister relaxes in Italy, Professor Lee McGowan asks whether it could be that in private, Theresa May is a much more emotional individual and even a disco diva channelling the vibes of Donna Summer…

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Will DUP criticism harden Ireland’s position on Brexit?

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Professor John Garry looks at the recent comments by Sir Jeffrey Donaldson of the DUP following Leo Varadkar’s visit to Northern Ireland and asks whether this current spat could lead to a future crisis?

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