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The Brexit Talk

What are the pros and cons of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union? What does Brexit mean for Europeans and for UK citizens? Who is losing out and who is winning? Any deal is a good deal? What does Brexit mean for students? 

The Aberdeen University Politics & International Relations Society together with the 1989 Generation Initiative – Scotland are seeking to find answers to some of the toughest questions surrounding Brexit. We have invited leading experts in the fields of politics and international relations to help us analyse the Brexit process and present their views and solutions to a wide range of economic and political challenges that the EU and the UK will face in the near future. 

Academics, politicians and students will be joining our panel discussion, giving an opportunity to both the ‘leave’ and ‘remain’ side to present their arguments. We are expecting a heated debate. We would like to invite everyone who wants to have a clearer understanding and a better insight into the process beyond the mantras bombarded by the media. No tickets are necessary, the event is FREE.

So let's talk Brexit, let's talk future!

We will be welcoming the following participants on the 'leave' side:
- Mr. Ross Thomson MP
- Professor J. H. Wyllie - University of Aberdeen
- Ruairidh Topham - Student, University of Aberdeen

And on the 'remain' side: 
- Mr. Barney Crockett, Lord Provost of Aberdeen
- Dr. Andrew Whitehouse - University of Aberdeen
- John Waddell - Student, University of Aberdeen

After the event, the AUSA Politics&IR Society and the 1989 Generation Initiative - Scotland would also like to invite you to join us for a drink at The Bobbin.

If you would like to know more about the event, please get in touch with the AUSA Politics&IR Society or with the 1989 Generation Initiative - Scotland. 

If you would like to know more about the AUSA Politics & IR society, please visit their webpage: 

If you are keen on knowing more about 1989 Generation Initative - Scotland, please visit the policy network's page:

Earlier Event: January 25
PIR Pub Crawl
Later Event: March 1
Youth Politics in Scotland