Event: Brexit: What now? What next?

Date
28 Jan 2019, 09:00–13:00
Venue
Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AS
Rates

Free

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The Centre on Constitutional Change, in partnership with the UK in a Changing Europe, will be holding an event to examine the latest Brexit developments and what they mean for Scotland and the UK.

Brexit: What Now? What Next? will hear from politicians, journalists and academics including: 

  • Michael Russell MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Government Business and Constitutional Relations
  • Professor Nicola McEwen, Co-Director, Centre on Constitutional Change
  • Professor Anand Menon, Director, UK in a Changing Europe

This free event will offer insights into the Brexit process in general and its impact on the evolving devolution settlement in particular.

9:00 – 9.30: Registration and coffee

9:30 – 9:40: Introduction

  • Professor Anand Menon, Director, UK in a Changing Europe

9:40 – 10:30: Brexit perspectives

  • Prof Drew Scott, Professor of European Union Studies, University of Edinburgh
  • Dr Mary Murphy, Jean Monnet Chair in European Integration, University College Cork.
  • Dr Simon Usherwood, Deputy director at the UK in a Changing Europe and Reader in Politics, University of Surrey

10:30 – 11:10: A panel of leading politicians answer questions

11:10 – 11:30: Coffee

11:30 – 12:15: Brexit, devolution and the future of the union

  • Prof Michael Keating, Director, Centre on Constitutional Change, University of Aberdeen
  • Prof Nicola McEwen, Co-Director, Centre on Constitutional Change, University of Edinburgh
  • Prof Jo Hunt, Professor in Law, Cardiff University

12:15 – 13:00: Keynote

  • Michael Russell MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Government Business and Constitutional Relations

13:00 – Close and buffet lunch

Any inquiries should be emailed to: Centre.Constitutional.Change@ed.ac.uk