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Sharing the Island: Brexit, Constitutional Imagination and the Right of Self-Determination

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Professor Colin Harvey looks at the implications of Brexit on some of the central elements of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement.

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Brexit and Northern Ireland: Unique Solutions and the Union State

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In light of the most recent derailment in the Brexit negotiation process, Professor Colin Harvey says that the Northern Ireland Brexit solution was not going to break up the United Kingdom.

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A Time of Crisis and Challenge: Brexit and our Constitutional Future

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In a recent article in the Derry Journal, Professor Colin Harvey looks at the constitutional status of Northern Ireland and the Good Friday Agreement in light of the UK’s imminent Brexit.

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Why Fear the Brexit Mutineers? Because They Can Back Up Their Threats

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Dr Christopher Raymond looks at the brewing rebellion within the Tory party that threatens to wipe out the Prime Minister’s majority and plunge the party into crisis.

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The language of ‘flexible and imaginative’ solutions is unique to the Irish dimension of Brexit

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Professor David Phinnemore argues that at the heart of the commitment of all parties involved in the exit negotiations is the desire to ensure that Brexit does not in any way undermine the Northern Ireland peace process.

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Ensnared in the ‘Brexit’ Trap: reflections on the future of Northern Ireland

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As the Brexit negotiations continue and there’s still no sign of a deal at Stormont, Professor Lee McGowan reflects on what lies ahead for Northern Ireland and its main parties.

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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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