Bye bye Britain: call for participants

Are you a EU citizen formerly resident in the UK? Have you and your family left after the EU referendum? We would like to talk to you and hear your story. The kind of questions we would like to ask you are: Where did you move to? Did you settle OK? What about the other…

Poem on belonging: A Traveller’s Lodge

A Traveller’s Lodge By Natalie Dunn   Seized by twofold darkness: Two stools, one fallen, an empty room. The place I live in with a lost girl from Christchurch and a bewildered beauty from Boston who is making some Chinese tea. The French lady forfeited her accent somewhere, she is not looking. The farmer from…

Recasting ‘us’ and ‘them’? Short video about the project

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Divorcing after over 40 years of marriage – even if a slightly difficult one, partly of interest, partly of necessity – is never easy. Freedom of movement has allowed millions of people to move from one country to another and with it have come friendships, relationships, new families being formed…

EU citizenship: talking across borders

Nando Sigona is interviewed by Michaela Benson (Goldsmiths, University of London) for the Brexit Brits Abroad podcast series exploring commonalities and differences in the experiences of EU nationals in Britain and Brits in Europe. How do we rethink questions of identity and belonging in a dramatically changed and changing political landscape? In the conversation, Nando and…

Eurochildren and the art of belonging

Shannon Damery, writes about her experience of researching European identity and belonging of Eurochildren in Brussels, highlighting the complexity and shifting nature of these terms. She is a PhD student at Université de Liège. I’m terrible at ceramics. I have not talent for it whatsoever, but I spent several months in Brussels, Belgium making malformed…

Vote for me: Diary of an EU citizen in the UK

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Brief visit to New York, I landed on Monday afternoon and two days later I am back in the airport again, waiting for my midnight flight back home. By midday I will be landing, I cut the visit to New York short because of the general election. No, I have…

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.