The UK and Europe. In or Out?

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Ahead of a referendum on membership, the UK's relationship with the EU is centre stage right now. Join a panel of experts for a discussion of the key issues in the debate on the UK and Europe.

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The United Kingdom faces a momentous decision, whether to leave or to remain in the European Union. Voters, who will soon be asked to settle the matter in a referendum, are looking for more information and impartial analysis. At this meeting, we will discuss the issues at stake with the help of a panel of academic specialists. Among the matters we will cover are: the impact of the EU on the economy and jobs; immigration; European and national security; the political implications of Europe; national sovereignty; and the impact on the North East of Scotland region. We will also look at the Government’s negotiations, the EU response and what it will mean for our future.

Chair: Professor Margaret Ross (Vice-Principal, University of Aberdeen)


  • Professor Paul Beaumont FRSE (University of Aberdeen, Chair in EU and Private International Law)
  • Professor Michael Keating FRSE, FBA (University of Aberdeen, Chair in Scottish Politics)
  • Professor Justin Greenwood (Robert Gordon University, Chair in European Public Policy)
  • Professor Claire Wallace (University of Aberdeen, Chair in Sociology)

This event is part of "The UK in a Changing Europe" seminar series, more details of which can be found here.

This event is organised in partnership with The UK in a Changing Europe programme, Economic and Social Research Council, Centre on Constitutional Change and the Royal Society of Edinburgh.


King's Conference Centre

Dr Malcolm Harvey


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