Belonging, Believing and Brexit: The impacts of the EU Referendum in Wales

18/10/2017, 14:45 - 19:15


The EU Referendum and the Brexit vote has had differential impacts on people living in Wales. This seminar will explore the accounts of young people, EU nationals and wider publics, considering political participation, feelings of belonging and rejection, changing perceptions, and the ongoing negotiation of uncertainty. This interdisciplinary research seminar will feature an opening talk and include 10 minute presentations on four different projects, before offering the opportunity for questions and some discussion. The seminar will be followed by wine and refreshments.


4.45 – 5.00 – Arrival and Registration

5.00 – 5.10 – Welcome and Housekeeping

5.10 – 5.25 – Opening Talk from the Chair – Professor Roger Scully (School of Politics and Law, Cardiff University) – Brexit: What We Thought Then, What We Think Now

5.25 – 5.35 – Dr Sioned Pearce (Wales Institute for Social & Economic Research Data & Methods, WISERD) – ‘Young People and the EU Referendum’

5.35 5.45 Dr Rhys Dafydd Jones and Dr Taulant Guma (Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University and Wales Institute for Social & Economic Research Data & Methods, WISERD) – Getting used to it: Understanding Migrants’ Experiences of Hostility in Wales

5.45 – 5.55 Dr Huw Williams (School of English Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University) – The Blue Badges of the EU: Markers of Deprivation and Disempowerment?

5.55 – 6.05 Dr Dawn Mannay (School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University) – I never thought of myself as a migrant, I thought of myself as an EU citizen: Europeans Experiences Pre- and Post-Brexit in Wales

6.05 – 6.30 Q&A

6.30 – 7.15 – Wine and Refreshments

Hosted by the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, with support from the Welsh Crucible, Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD) and Research and Innovation Services.

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Committee Rooms 1 & 2, Glamorgan Building
King Edward VII Avenue
CF10 3WT

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