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24 Jan 2023

1:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Science Gallery London, Great Maze Pond, London, UK

A Changing EU

Relationship with the EU

Marking three years since the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union, and 50 years since its accession to the European Economic Community, UK in a Changing Europe will bring together leading authorities to discuss the UK/EU relationship. Panellists include former EU Commissioners, journalists, academics, and politicians.

The event will also mark the launch of our major new report on the potential future development of the UK-EU relationship.


2:00 pm

Panel 1 – Panel 1: Looking back on the UK/EU Relationship 

Chair: Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU law and Employment Law at Cambridge University, and Senior Fellow at UK in a Changing Europe

Catherine Ashton, Baroness Ashton of Upholland, former High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and former First Vice President of the European Commission

Sir Jonathan Faull, former senior official at the EU Commission

Jonathan Hill, Baron Hill of Oareford, former EU Commissioner

Neil Kinnock, Baron Kinnock, former EU Commissioner

BREAK 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm

Panel 2 – In prospective: what’s next for the UK/EU relationship 

Chair: Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs and Director of UK in a Changing Europe

Jennifer Rankin, Brussels correspondent for the Guardian

Sophie Stowers, Researcher at UK in a Changing Europe, co-author of the UKICE report

Joël Reland, Researcher Assoicate at UK in a Changing Europe, co-author of the UKICE report

Bruno Waterfield, Brussels correspondent for The Times

END – 5:00 pm




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