Brexit Britain: What went wrong and what next?
Join us on the 8th October for a day of discussion, reflection and action planning21st September 2016
Organised by Another Europe Is Possible, Open Democracy, Democracy in Europe 2025, and the LSE Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit
The left overwhelmingly backed an ‘In’ vote in the EU referendum, but we weren’t able to persuade a majority of the British public to support case. Now it’s time to reflect and regroup.
What stance should we take towards the negotiations? What does the exit vote mean for the huge strains that years of austerity have put on the European project? How do we defend free movement while engaging the public?
- Yanis Varoufakis, Democracy in Europe Movement
- Owen Jones, writer
- Marina Prentoulis, Syriza
- Amelia Womack, Green Party
- Ash Sarkar, Novara Media
- And more
Don’t miss out. Secure your ticket today.
Registration from 11am
11.30 – 11.35
Welcome and political introduction from Mary Kaldor, LSE
11.35 – 12.45
Making sense of Britain’s EU referendum
Owen Jones, author, Ash Sarkar, Novara Media, Zoe Gardner, Another Europe, Yanis Varoufakis, DiEM
12.45 – 13.30
13.30 – 14.45
Brexit and the future of Europe
Marina Prentoulis, Another Europe, Syriza, Antonio Rovira, Podemos, Srećko Horvat, DiEM, Ella Vine, Labour Friends of Poland
This session will include breaking down into small group discussion
14.45 – 15.00
15.00 – 15.30
Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader of the Green Party, Michael Chessum, Momentum and Another Europe, Lorenzo Marsili, DiEM, Cristina Soler-Savini, Nuit Debout
15.30 – 16.30
Results of the Another Europe Is Possible consultation with supporters and proposals on next steps to take in the campaign, including our relationship with DiEM.
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Key left figures launch ‘Alternative Mandate’ for Brexit negotiations
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We must unite to oppose the Tories' Brexit plans
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