Event Highlights: The Impact of Brexit: Local, National and International Perspectives from Scotland

This discussion of Scottish perspectives on Brexit with Peter Jackson and Stephen Gethins took place on Friday, October 8, 2021. It was the second in a series of five lectures exploring Brexit and the future of the United Kingdom hosted by the Center for the Study of Europe, in collaboration with BU’s Evergreen Program.

Peter Jackson is Professor of Global Security at the University of Glasgow. Peter has published widely in the fields of the history of international relations, modern and contemporary France and security studies. He is a Fellow of both the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Royal Historical Society. With his colleague Christian Tams, Chair of International Law here at the University of Glasgow, he leads a Research Network funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh entitled ‘Visions of Global Order: Peace, Law and Security after the First World War’.

Stephen Gethins is a Professor of Practice in International Relations at the University of St. Andrews. A Scottish National Party politician, he was a member of Parliament for North East Fife from 2015 to 2019. In July 2020, Gethins was announced as the chair of ‘eu+me’- a campaign for a close relationship between Scotland and the EU after Brexit. He is the author of “Nation to Nation: Scotland’s Place in the World.”


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