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Constitutions and these islands: beyond Brexit (Part two)


Thursday, September 15, 2016, 14:00


Queen's University Belfast


Free admission booking required

This is the second part of the third Constitutional Conversation 'Constitutions and these Islands: Beyond Brexit', in a series of six conversations.

Northern Ireland at the Edge: What's next after Brexit? focuses on the consequences of the UK’s future relationship with Ireland, north and south. Should the UK withdraw from the EU (as announced by its government), the EU’s external border might be located in Ireland. Our first panel offers suggestions on a special status for Northern Ireland maintaining its membership in the EU or a Common Travel Area in Ireland. The second panel analyses existing relations between the EU and European States not in the EU which, among others, also avoid extensive border controls between those states (Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein) and the EU. 

Part one of this conversation took place on 6 May 2016 and was entitled ‘A New Relationship? Brexit, Ireland and Northern Ireland’. The report of that conversation can be found here

The Chatham House Rule applies to all the conversations in this series.

Two bursaries of €50.00 each are available to post-graduate students. To make an application for a bursary contact John Morison MRIA, at Include a CV and up to 500 words outlining your reasons for wishing to attend the conversation, and how your attendance would assist with your studies.  

The complete Constitutional Conversations series has been sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran

This Brexit conversation has been co-organised and co-sponsored by JMCE Tensions at the EU Fringes (TREUP) and by The UK in a Changing Europe.

The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

1. Constitutions, referendums and the family 2 March 2016, 14:00, Royal Irish Academy
2. Reviewing constitutions: the role of constitutional conventions   28 April 2016, 15:00, Royal Irish Academy
3.1 Constitutions and these islands: beyond Brexit: Part I-Dublin   6 May 2016, 10:30, Royal Irish Academy
3.2 Constitutions and these islands: beyond Brexit: Part II-Belfast    15 September 2016, Queen's University Belfast
4. The idea of a republic: freedom and politics  8 June 2016, 18:00, Royal Irish Academy
5. Digital citizenship 30 June 2016, 14:00, Royal Irish Academy
6. Commemorations and the constitution   Date tbc

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