Forthcoming Events

‘SULNE Workshop on Brexit: Rights and Citizenship’ – Thursday 14 September 2017

Funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Location: Scottish Universities Insight Institute – Collins Building, University of Strathclyde

Provisional Programme

9.30 – 10.00 Registration and Coffee

Rights (I)

10.00 – 11.30

  • General (Dr Tobias Lock – University of Edinburgh)
  • Rights and the Great Repeal Bill (Prof. Jim Murdoch – University of Glasgow)
  • Discussant (Judith Robertson – Scottish Human rights Commission)
11.30 – 11.45 Coffee

Rights (II)

11.45 – 13.15

  • Equality rights (Prof. Nicole Busby – University of Strathclyde/ Muriel Robison University of Glasgow)
  • Employment rights and Brexit (Dr Rebecca Zahn – University of Strathclyde)
  • Discussant (tbc)
13.15 – 14.00 Lunch

Citizenship (I)

14.00 – 15.30

  • General paper on citizenship (Nina Miller Westoby – University of Glasgow)
  • Secondary citizenship rights Family members & Political rights (Prof Eleanor Spaventa – University of Durham)
  • Alternative options for immigration (Prof Bernard Ryan – University of Leicester)
  • Discussant (Rosie Sorrell – Solicitor, Ethnic Minorities law Centre)
15.30-15.45 Coffee

Citizenship (II)

15.45 – 17.00

  • Feasibility of alternatives and general remarks (Prof. Dagmar Schiek – Queen’s University, Belfast)
  • Closing