The IES European Transitions Speaker Series: Anand Menon

November 19, 2019
12:15 – 1:45pm
C.K. Choi Building Rm. 120

Lunch will be served at 11:45am

Anand Menon, King’s College London
“Brexit: What’s happened and where are we going to end up?”

Brexit has both revealed and created deep divisions in British politics. Why did the British people vote to leave the European Union? What has happened since? And what might the implications be for the country and its politics?

Bio РAnand Menon is Director of the Economic and Social Research Council Initiative the UK in a Changing Europe and  Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs and Kings College London. He has held positions at a number of universities, including Sciences Po, Columbia University and NYU. He is co-author of Brexit and British Politics (Polity, 2017) and author of Europe: The State of the Union (Atlantic Books 2008).  He is a frequent commentator on the media and has appeared on Question Time and most major news programmes. He has written for the Financial Times, Prospect, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Times and Le Monde. He has also written and presented a number of radio documentaries on contemporary politics. He is a member of the Council of the European Council on Foreign Relations and an associate fellow of Chatham House.