Hard Brexit, Soft Brexit, No Brexit?

Hosted by LSE IDEAS and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung

Old Theatre, Old Building,


Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska

David McAllister

David McAllister


John Ryan

John Ryan

2016 was unquestionably a year of political and economic shocks with Brexit and the election of President Trump. The UK elections in June 2017 created further difficulties for the Brexit negotiations with the Conservative and Democratic Unionist party agreement which left the Brexit process in uncertain territory. This event explores what Brexit will mean for the relationship between the UK, Germany and the EU.

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska (@AgataGostynska) is a research fellow at the Centre for European Reform.

David McAllister (@davidmcallister) is Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the European Parliament and a vice president of the European People's Party.

John Ryan is Visiting Fellow, LSE IDEAS and a senior adviser for private and public sector organisations on Brexit.

LSE IDEAS (@lseideas) is LSE's foreign policy think tank. We connect academic knowledge of diplomacy and strategy with the people who use it.

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (@KAS_UKIRL) is a political foundation, closely associated with the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU).

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEBrexit


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