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Does the European Union need Britain? Does Britain need the European Union?

Anglo-German Foundation Lecture, delivered by Professor Dame Helen Wallace FBA, on 16 September 2015 (venue: Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften).

The United Kingdom’s relationship with the European Union has become hotly debated and contentious. This lecture explored the prospects for resolving the controversy in the light of the outcome of the general election of May 2015. Helen Wallace examined both the domestic debates within the UK and the implications for the EU of possible changes to the UK’s status.

About the speaker:
Helen Wallace was the Foreign Secretary of the British Academy up to July 2015. She is a leading expert on the United Kingdom’s relationship with the European Union. She has held academic posts at the London School of Economics, the European University Institute and the University of Sussex.

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