Brexit: Its Impact on Ireland and British-Irish Relations

Date
19th Jan 2017
Time
17:30-18:30
Organiser
European Union Society
Location
ECCI (Conference Room)
People

Details:

The Edinburgh University European Union Society is pleased to invite you to its upcoming event:

Brexit: Its Impact on Ireland and British-Irish Relations

Dr Mark Hanniffy
Consul General of Ireland
  in Edinburgh

Thursday 19 January 2017
5.30pm to 6.30pm

Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation
Conference Room

Register via Eventbrite: bit.ly/EUSoc-UK-IE

Doors open from 5pm

Nearly seventh months on from the EU referendum, Irish Consul General in Edinburgh Dr Mark Hanniffy will offer his perspective on the implications of Brexit for Ireland and British-Irish relations. Prof Christine Bell (The University of Edinburgh) will respond following the Consul General's remarks.

Prof Christine Bell FBA | Discussant
Professor of Constitutional Law
Assistant Principal (Global Justice)
The University of Edinburgh

Anthony Salamone | Chair
European Union Society President
PhD Candidate in British and European Politics
The University of Edinburgh

Prof Christine Bell is now unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.

About the Speaker and Discussant

Dr Mark Hanniffy took up the post of Consul General of Ireland in Edinburgh in May 2016. Before moving to Scotland, he was Deputy Director of the Policy Planning Unit at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin, having joined the Irish Diplomatic Service in 2007. Among other assignments, he served in Ireland’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Geneva and on secondment as a Policy Advisor to the Houses of the Oireachtas.

Prof Christine Bell FBA is Professor of Constitutional Law, Co-Director of the Global Justice Academy and Assistant Principal (Global Justice) at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests include constitutional and international law, gender and conflict, and legal theory.

This event is free. Registration in advance required
All are welcome

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