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Post-Brexit Politics Seminar 1: Brexit and Social Fragmentation

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Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 10:00 - 16:30

Christodoulou Meeting Rm 15, OU, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

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Part of the series on Post-Brexit Politics: A Social Psychological Interrogation of Community and Citizenship.

 

 

 

The first seminar aims to address the rise of social fragmentation as a result of the rise of right-wing and populist politics and the broader socio-political and economic crisis across Europe and the West. More details on the series can be found on the main Post-Brexit Politics page.

Read the full programme.

 

Speakers

Professor John Clarke (OU): The People and Their Enemies: Brexit’s Antagonisms and the Paradoxes of Populism

Professor Janet Newman (OU): Brexit and the Politics of Critique. (You can also read Janet's blogpost for CCIG on Finding a Voice after Brexit).

Professor Xenia Chryssochoou (Panteion University): Brexit, Grexit and the Chronicle of a Failed Identity Construction Foretold

Professor Nicholas Hopkins (University of Dundee): 'I Want My Country Back': Who Are 'We' and How Is This Consequential?

 

Convenors

Eleni Andreouli, Paul Stenner, Stephanie Taylor and David Kaposi (OU Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences & School of Psychology)