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Brexit: What has happened and where are we headed?

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Manchester Metropolitan University Business School

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A public lecture by Professor Anand Menon, leading Brexit expert, followed by a Q+A and drinks reception.

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The UK is set to leave the EU on 31st January. Yet, there is still plenty to understand about what has happened over the past few months and what lies ahead for the UK as the government sets out to negotiate the future our of relationship with the EU.

We are therefore delighted that Professor Anand Menon, a leading expert on Brexit and Director of the UK in a Changing Europe, as well as Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at King's College London, will deliver a public lecture on the current state of play with Brexit.

Professor Menon has written widely on many aspects of EU politics and policy and on UK-EU relations and is a frequent contributor to the media on matters relating to British relations with the EU.

The lecture, entitled ‘Brexit: What has happened and where are we headed?’, will be held in MMU's Business School, Lecture Room G.27, on Tuesday 25th February at 17.30. The lecture will be followed by an expert discussion panel, an audience Q+A session with Professor Menon and a drinks reception.

The discussion panel will consist of Dr Sean McDaniel (MMU), John Holden (UoM) and Dr Kathryn Simpson (MMU).

Dr Sean McDaniel is a Senior Lecturer in Political Economy at the Future Economies Research Centre at Manchester Metropolitan University. His research focuses issues such as the impact of Brexit on European financial centres, the nature of British capitalism and how left-wing parties in the UK and France have grappled with austerity since the Global Financial Crisis.

John Holden is Associate Vice President for Major Special Projects at the University of Manchester responsible for attracting national and international activities to the University. Prior to joining the University, John was Assistant Director for Strategy and Research at the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, most recently leading the development of the Greater Manchester Local Industrial Strategy.

Dr Kathryn Simpson is a Senior Lecturer in Political Economy at the Future Economies Research Centre at Manchester Metropolitan University. Dr Simpson is a leading expert on public opinion and attitudes towards the EU as well as Ireland, UK, EU relations. She is a regular media commentator and is the lead Brexit Academic Commentator for BBC Breakfast - the UK’s most popular breakfast news programme. Dr Simpson is the author of two forthcoming books; Examining Public Opinion: Britain, Ireland, Brexit and Beyond & Ireland and the EU: Brexit, Crisis and Populism.

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