Discussion on ‘Brexit’ informed by the latest geographical research
On 23 June, the UK electorate voted to leave the European Union. With voter turnout exceeding 70 per cent, a majority (52 per cent) elected to leave as opposed to 48 per cent who voted to remain.
We’ve brought together commentary informed by geographers and the latest geographical research.
- Cartogram Special – Brexit, Geographical magazine, 29 June 2016
Dr Benjamin Hennig, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, charts the new landscape of Britain following the historic vote to leave the EU
- Hotspot special – Brexit, Geographical magazine, 28 June 2016
Klaus Dodds, Professor of Geopolitics at Royal Holloway, University of London, gives his views on the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. “For the geographer, there is much food for thought…. “
- Sheffield: what happened in this city explains why Britain voted for Brexit The Conversation, 28 June 2016, Charles Pattie, Professor of Geography, University of Sheffield
- The Geography of Brexit, geographylives blog, 27 June 2016
Charles Pattie, Professor of Geography, University of Sheffield
- Brexiting yourself in the foot: Why Britain’s eurosceptic regions have most to lose from EU withdrawal, Centre for European Reform, 13 June 2016
Professor Philip McCann, Chair of Economic Geography, The University of Groningen
- ‘Danny Dorling on Brexit‘, LSE British policy and politics blog, 14 May 2016
Danny Dorling, Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography, University of Oxford
- The geography of the Brexit vote – what difference will turnout make?, LSE British policy and politics blog, 4 May 2016
Professor Ron Johnston, Professor Kelvyn Jones, Dr David Manley, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol
Image: Benjamin Hennig using data from the UK Electoral Commission, viewsoftheworld.net.