Coping with Brexit in Scotland: new Eurochildren briefs out today

We are launching two new Eurochildren Briefs today focused on EU nationals in Scotland. The first Eurochildren Brief (n.7), written by Dr Laurence Lessard-Phillips, looks at the geographical distribution of EU citizens in Scotland and the evolution of the EU population over forty year. EU nationals made up under 1% of the Scottish population in…

How you feel about Brexit

We recently got in touch again with the EU parents (120) we had interviewed earlier on in the Brexit negotiation process to ask some follow up questions. When we first spoke many people mentioned plans, in some cases vague aspirations, to leave Britain, others instead were worried about their legal status and were planning to…

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

Originally posted on Postcards from …:
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…