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Centre for Britain and Europe

The purpose of the Centre for Britain and Europe (CBE) is to provide high-quality, research-based analysis to a wide range of stakeholders on the most salient issues affecting the UK, Europe, and their various relationships.

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Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

We have been awarded the prestigious Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence from the European Union, for 2020-2023.

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Dr Alia Middleton

Senior Lecturer in Politics, Co-Director of The Centre for Britain and Europe (CBE) and Undergraduate Admissions Tutor

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Our research fosters progressive insights on a wide range of UK-European relations, exploring short, medium and long-term inter-sectoral trends.

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AUKUS – Confronting China or fracturing the Western alliance?

At 10pm on 15th September, a noticeably tired looking Boris Johnson virtually joined Australian Prime...


By-elections Part 3: a win, but not a triumph for the SNP: Airdrie and Shotts – 13th May, SNP hold, share of the vote: 46.4%

The Airdrie and Shotts By-election; squeezed between the Hartlepool triumph, and the Lib Dem Landslide...

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University of Surrey