Centre for Britain and Europe blog

All the latest British and European politics news.

A new community for a new Europe?

Picturing Macron’s vision for a European Political Community Christian Turner is Ph.D. candidate and Junior Fellow with the Centre for Britain and Europe. His research examines post-Brexit British foreign policy, formal and informal alliances through a hard and soft power analysis. Patricia Amalia Vulpe is Visiting Master’s Student at the Centre for Britain in Europe. […]

‘MOVING ON FROM BREXIT: A Content Analysis on the UK Governments Securitization of Asylum Seeking and NGOs (de-securitizing) response’

By Rachel Maughan After spending time in Australia where first-hand accounts of the treatment of asylum seekers on Christmas Island reached my attention, I became interested in learning how my home country, the UK, also welcomed asylum seekers. Volunteering with a local refugee NGO alerted me to the 2021 Nationality & Borders Bill headed by […]

Declawing the Russian Bear: The Western response to the invasion of Ukraine

Professor Amelia Hadfield and Christian Turner On the morning of February 24th, Europe woke up to the spectre of war hanging over the continent. It should not have been a surprise. We’ve had numerous indications  – both diplomatic and geopolitical – of Russia’s aggressive intentions, including clear illustrations of Russian hardware making its way inexorably […]

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