So what are we to make of Brexit?

Lecture | April 25 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Matt Beech

 Institute of European Studies, Center for British Studies, Berkeley Law, International Group

IES Senior Fellow Matt Beech, offers an analysis of Brexit in the post-March 29 environment. Beech evaluates the UK's current position and posits an interpretation of the decentering effects the phenomenon of Brexit has had, and will likely continue to have, upon the ideas, culture, and politics of Britain.

Dr. Matt Beech is founding Director of the Centre for British Politics at the University of Hull. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Associate Member of the Centre de Recherches en Civilisation Britannique, Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 and a Member of the Heterodox Academy. He has had written evidence published by the House of Lords Select Committee on "Soft Power and the UK’s Influence" and by the Committee on Standards in Public Life report into donations and funding of British political parties. Dr. Beech is the author or editor of nine books and has spoken at the House of Commons and the House of Lords. He is currently researching a monograph entitled, "From Blair to Brexit" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021).

 menghini@berkeley.edu