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Join distinguished names from UK and EU politics to discuss what the future holds for the UK after Brexit.

Staff and students are invited to attend a series of lectures exploring how leaving the EU will affect the country. Four renowned speakers, with long careers in British and European politics, will share thought-provoking insights into the impact of Brexit on policy and prosperity.

The series commences on 24 January with UK political figure and life peer Peter Hain, followed on 7 February by Radoslaw Sikorski, who has held key roles in Poland’s government.

Sir Simon Gass, former director of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Vice-Chair of Court at the University of Greenwich will join us on 14 February. The series will conclude with Gus O’Donnell, crossbench peer, economist and former civil servant.

Talks are open to all staff and students at The University of Greenwich but places must be booked in advance. More details about the timings and talks and how to book your place are available here.

Dates and details for all talks in this series.

Time: Doors Open at 17.30. Lecture at 18.00
Attendance: Free for staff and students at the University of Greenwich. Booking is essential.

Wednesday 24 January 2018: Is there any salvation for the UK from Brexit?

Lord Hain – Former Cabinet Minister and Former MP for Neath.

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Wednesday 14 February: Post Brexit on the World Stage: Roar Like a Lion or Squeak Like a Mouse?

Sir Simon Gass – Former Political Director at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and Vice-Chair of Court at the University of Greenwich.

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Wednesday 7 March 2018: European Union – the empire Britain has refused to rule.

Radoslaw Sikorski – Senior Polish politician and Former Minister of National Defense.

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Wednesday 14 March: Making Brexit Work

Lord O’Donnell – Former Cabinet Secretary and Former Head of the Civil Service.

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For more information please contact businessevents@greenwich.ac.uk.