Englishness: The Political Force Transforming Britain

09 Nov 09 Nov

Tuesday 09 Nov 21 - Tuesday 09 Nov 21 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tuesday 9th November 6-7pm, Zoom

We’re delighted to be joined by Ailsa Henderson and Richard Wyn Jones to discuss their latest book, Englishness: The Political Force Transforming Britain

Until the Brexit referendum, there was widespread doubt as to whether English nationalism existed at all, at least beyond a small fringe. Since then, it has come to be regarded by some as an obvious explanation for the vote to leave the EU. With increasing debate around the future of the union and England’s place within it, Ailsa Henderson and Richard Wyn Jones will discuss how ‘Englishness’ is transforming Britain’s place in the world and perhaps, ultimately, the state itself.

Ailsa Henderson is Professor of Political Science at the University of Edinburgh and the co-author of The National Question and Electoral Politics in Quebec and Scotland (with É Bélanger, R Nadeau, E Hepburn, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018). Richard Wyn Jones is Professor and Director of the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University. He is the co-author of Wales Says Yes: Welsh Devolution and the 2011 Referendum (with R Scully, University of Wales Press, 2012).

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