As the UK and the EU look ahead to their long-term relationship post-Brexit, what might the UK learn from the experiences of other European states that are outside the EU but have endeavoured to maintain close economic ties to it? What does life outside the EU offer? Is there a trade-off between market access and sovereignty? What are the implications for domestic politics and economics? This expert panel will probe beyond the rhetoric to outline the key issues.
This lecture is part of the LSE Programme on Brexit and the Dahrendorf Forum a project of LSE IDEAS.
Joachim Blatter is Professor of Political Science at the University of Lucerne.
Erik O Eriksen is the Director of ARENA and Professor of Political Science, University of Oslo.
Sieglinde Gstöhl is Director of the Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies, College of Europe (Belgium).
Kevin Featherstone is Head of the European Institute, LSE.
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