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Bridge over trouble waters. What future for Bristol & the UK after Brexit?
Tue 8 November 2016, 18:00 – 20:00 GMT
What does Brexit mean for the UK and Bristol? How will this momentous European divorce shape our politics, economy and culture? Join our expert panel to explore these questions with others across the city of Bristol.
On 23rd June 2016 the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. This momentous decision demands a new a road map that defines the UK’s new position outside the EU, that protects the national interest, and builds new bridges with the rest of Europe.
What does Brexit mean for the UK and Bristol? How will this momentous European divorce shape our politics, economy and culture? How will the UK build new bridges with the rest of Europe? What is the European Union’s agenda? How should Bristol respond to the challenges ahead?
Join our expert panel to explore these questions and engage in an open debate with colleagues, partners and stakeholders.
The event has two parts: first a roundtable with contributions by Nieves Perez-Solorzano (University of Bristol), Jon Fox (University of Bristol) Ana Juncos (University of Bristol), Matt Griffith (Business West) and Shelley Nania (Bristol City Council). The expert panel and roundtable discussion will be followed by an informal networking session aimed at facilitating conversations between people and organisations in Bristol, who have an interest in EU-UK relations and in shaping the city and the South West's new European agenda.