The (Election) Times: Diary of an EU citizen in the UK

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I picked up a free copy of The Times before boarding a plane for New York this morning (25 April), not my newspaper of choice, but the choice was indeed very limited. “Yes Murdoch owns it but it is still a proper newspaper, not a tabloid”, I said to myself.…

Mapping the biopolitics of EU membership

The UK has been a member of the European Union for 40 years. Throughout that time there has been intermingling of people and institutions which can be most clearly seen in the growing number of bi- and mixed-nationality EU families in the UK and their children, many of whom born in the UK and holding a British passport.

A Brexit diary

‘Leave or remain?’ I have overheard many such conversations lately, on the train to work in Birmingham, in my favourite cafes on Cowley Road in Oxford, queuing for a bus.

Undocumented Germans? Diary of an EU citizen in the UK

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I am in Brussels today, participating in a workshop organised by The Greens in the European Parliament. A few blocks away the British ambassador Sir Tim Barrow has just delivered the Article 50 notification signed by the British PM. My workshop is not about Brexit. I am here to discuss how…