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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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‘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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Leo Varadkar: Irish leader reveals fraying patience over Brexit border

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Professor John Garry gives his view of the messages being conveyed by the Taoiseach Leo Varadker on his recent visit to Queen’s.

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Irish Unity Report: Reunification of Ireland or unity amongst those who want unity?

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In the first of a two-part article, Professor John Barry casts a critical eye over the recent Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement report on Brexit and the Future of Ireland.

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Irish Unity Report: Reunification of Ireland or unity amongst those who want unity? Part 2

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In the final part of his two-part article, Professor John Barry continues his review of the recent Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement report and asks whether the report is simply preaching to the converted when it comes to Irish unity.

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How does the lack of agreement in Northern Ireland bode for Brexit?

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“Any future bespoke arrangements for post-Brexit Northern Ireland will need to include models that work both at the high level of governance and at the ground level of technical application.”

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The Future of National Borders Across These Islands

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Dr Katy Hayward talks all things borders and Brexit at the recent John Hewitt International Summer School.

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Competition Policy after Brexit: Ending the One Stop Shop?

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As the process of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU continues, Professor Lee McGowan looks at the policy considerations and implications of the UK taking back control of competition policy.

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The Irish Border as a Customs Frontier after Brexit

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When the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, the status of its land border with the Republic of Ireland will inevitably change says Dr Katy Hayward.

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After Brexit: the EFTA option

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As the UK government’s plans for Brexit remain very much a work in pro­gress, Professor David Phinnemore and Cenni Najy ask what would EFTA membership mean for the UK post-Brexit.

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Northern Ireland’s complexity is its strength

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Brexit negotiations make it a testbed for the EU’s flexibility and the UK’s resilience and a renewal of the multilayered 1998 Agreement is the best way forward says Dr Katy Hayward.

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