An audience with Professor Anand Menon, director of the UK in a changing Europe
Faith Brynels Insights
An audience with Professor Anand Menon, director of the UK in a changing Europe initiative. Information from the Kings website here: Before coming to King's, Anand was a Professor of West European Politics and founding Director of the European Research Institute at the University of Birmingham. Prior to that, he was a University Lecturer in European Politics and a Fellow of St Antony’s College, Oxford. He has held visiting positions at New York University, Columbia University and the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, amongst others. He is an associate fellow of Chatham House and a Senior Associate member of Nuffield College, Oxford. He is co-editor of the journal West European Politics.Anand is director of the UK in a Changing Europe a unique initiative funded by the Economic and Social Science Research Council that aims to make the findings of social scientific research avail. This episode was recorded in April this year, so some of the political context will differ such as Liz Truss now being PM as opposed to Boris Johnson her predecessor. Visit the UK in a changing Europes website here for their events and an overview of what they do. Also, do visit my website also for more information. Follow Anand @anandmenon1 on Twitter and me @faithbrynel or @faithbinsights. Stay tuned for more updates Support the show
Professor Anand Menon is a leading political scientist and director of UK in a Changing Europe. The think tank was formed in 2015, amidst the polarised atmosphere of the Brexit referendum, and sets out to provide “high-quality and impartial research based on facts rather than opinions.” In this in-depth interview, Anand discusses his efforts to embrace new platforms like TikTok to connect with younger and seldom heard audiences; argues that Covid has reinforced support for Brexit through the success of the UK’s vaccine rollout; and shares the key takeaways from his famous TED Talk ‘How to Fix Britain,’ explaining how the referendum “held a mirror up to society.”
Anand Menon is Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at King's College Londin and director of UK in a Changing Europe, an initiative promoting independent research into UK-EU relations. An authority and leading speaker on the subject, Anand has numerous television and radio appearances under his belt. Anand also lives in Oxford and touches on his time here, why the city voted Remain and how the post-Brexit environment could impact on our local economy.
Brexit and beyond (plus a little bit of Billy Bremner)with Anand Menon
WORLD: we got this
In our first podcast of 2021, we are joined by Professor Anand Menon, Director of the UK in a Changing Europe to discuss that most complex of challenges – Brexit. We also discuss what other political and economic challenges lay in wait for the UK, why language, process and explanation are crucial to understanding complex challenges. And why the Union may become the defining issue of 2021. To read Brexit and Beyond report from the UK in a Changing Europe head to https://ukandeu.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Brexit-and-Beyond-report-compressed.pdfPlease let us know your tips for getting through lockdown by leaving a comment in the iTunes rate and review section or by emailing email@example.com. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
American Carnage, With Rosie Duffield MP And Anand Menon
If you thought 2020 was bad, get a load of 2021. It started with Boris Johnson putting England into a seven-week coronavirus lockdown with cases spiralling out of control. In the race of injections versus infections, has the prime minister overpromised again?Meanwhile, Donald Trump’s desperate bid to cling to power despite losing the US election reached a day of reckoning as a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol in extraordinary scenes. What are the lessons for the UK?Joining Arj Singh and Rachel Wearmouth, Labour MP Rosie Duffield and the UK In A Changing Europe’s Anand Menon run the rule over a tumultuous start to the new year, consider whether Brexit is really ‘done’ and ask whether Britain could one day rejoin the EU.Make sense of politics. Sign up to the Waugh Zone and get the political day in a nutshell every weekday evening. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Virus Threatens Any Final Hour Brexit Deal (with Anand Menon)
Bloomberg UK Politics
We should still expect a last minute Brexit deal in the autumn, but a second coronavirus wave in the U.K. would mean all bets are off says Professor Anand Menon, director of the UK in a Changing Europe. He spoke to Bloomberg Westminster's Caroline Hepker amid reports the government is preparing for a no-deal exit from the EU.But first, Plaid Cymru's Delyth Jewell tells us Wales was right to be stricter about the lockdown and now needs to focus on eradicating poverty; not just managing it.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Anand Menon discusses with Ivan six things which he thinks should be better known. Anand Menon is Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at King's College London and director of the UK in a Changing Europe initiative. His many books include Brexit and British Politics, which he co-wrote with Geoffrey Evans. 13 Minutes to the Moon https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w13xttx2 The Middle https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/03/21/the-middles-realpolitik Maths https://www.phdstudies.com/article/6-reasons-to-study-mathematics/ Elbow https://www.soundonsound.com/people/elbow Kerala https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/13/999313/kerala-fight-covid-19-india-coronavirus/ Politics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4c4QtfLE3g This podcast is powered by ZenCast.fm
DAILY: Anand Menon and Ian Dunt on the COVID-Cummings Clusterfiasco
Where does this week of chaos leave the Government’s authority? Will it affect our staggering progress towards the cliff edge of a failed negotiation with the EU? Ian Dunt talks to ANAND MENON of UK In A Changing Europe about the Johnson government’s self-inflicted problems. This podcast recorded on Tuesday 26 May. “With unemployment and a recession coming, will people finally stop thinking about politics and say just fix the sodding economy?” – Anand Menon “When cut-through REALLY cuts through, it becomes the emotional framework that everyone remembers. And that’s what’s happened to Cummings.” – Ian Dunt “It suits the Government to walk from the talks in November, so that sense of outrage can carry us through the first queues at Dover.” – Anand Menon Presented by Ian Dunt. Produced by Andrew Harrison. Assistant producer Jacob Archbold. Music by Kenny Dickinson. Audio production by Alex Rees. THE BUNKER is a Podmasters Production. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
193: Boris Johnson Dodges Scrutiny After Brexit, with Professor Anand Menon
A week after Brexit and Boris Johnson has outlined a tough opening position for trade negotiations by talking up an Australia-style relationship, but does it mean anything? It’s hard for journalists to really take a look with the government taking a Trumpian turn by trying to lock out critical media from a key briefing this week. Meanwhile, Labour’s leadership election lets the prime minister run amok in the party’s former strongholds.Arj Singh is joined by Paul Waugh, Rachel Wearmouth and UK In A Changing Europe’s Anand Menon to work out what comes next for Britain.Make sense of politics. Sign up to the Waugh Zone and get the political day in a nutshell every weekday evening. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.