The Brexit Alternatives and their Implications [Audio]

Speaker(s): Professor Joachim Blatter, Professor Erik O Eriksen, Professor Sieglinde Gstöhl | As the UK and the EU look ahead to their long-term relationship post-Brexit, what might the UK learn from the experiences of other European states that are outside the EU but have endeavoured to maintain close economic ties to it? What does life outside the EU offer? Is there a trade-off between market access and sovereignty? What are the implications for domestic politics and economics? This expert panel will probe beyond the rhetoric to outline the key issues. This lecture is part of the LSE Programme on Brexit and the Dahrendorf Forum a project of LSE IDEAS. Joachim Blatter is Professor of Political Science at the University of Lucerne. Erik O Eriksen is the Director of ARENA and Professor of Political Science, University of Oslo. Sieglinde Gstöhl is Director of the Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies, College of Europe (Belgium). Kevin Featherstone is Head of the European Institute, LSE. The LSE European Institute (@LSEEI) is a centre for research and graduate teaching on the processes of integration and fragmentation within Europe. In the most recent national Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) the Institute was ranked first for research in its sector. The Institute of Public Affairs (@LSEPubAffairs) is one of the world's leading centres of public policy. We aim to debate and address some of the major issues of our time, whether international or national, through our established teaching programmes, our research and our highly innovative public-engagement initiatives.

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