Europe after Britain: the impact of Brexit on the rest of the EU - a lectur...
"Europe after Britain: the impact of Brexit on the rest of the EU"
A veteran observer of and participant in the Brussels scene, Giles Merritt has long argued that Europe needs to unite, but has been on the wrong track for some time. Recent events, such as the crisis of the Euro and Brexit, have vindicated his warnings. The continent is in a state of unprecedented flux as it grapples with a set of currency, migration and foreign policy challenges, and now with the question of the future relationship between Britain and the rest of Europe. In this lecture, Giles Merritt will set out his vision for the European Union after the departure of the UK.
- Where: Harley Mason Room, Corpus Christi College
- When: 3 November 2016, 5:00-6:30pm
About Giles Merritt
Giles Merritt is the Founder and Chairman of the highly influential Brussels-based think tank 'Friends of Europe'. A former Financial Times correspondent, Merritt is also Editor-in-Chief of the policy journal Europe’s World and contributes commentary articles to Project Syndicate, the global syndicator of high-level op-eds. He’s the author of the newly-published book "Slippery Slope: Europe's Troubled Future" (Oxford University Press), published in 2016 to widespread acclaim.