Brexit: What Next?
Chris West, Daniel Zeichner, David Goodhart & Julian Huppert

VENUE CHANGE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE CAMBRIDGE UNION CHAMBER (Cambridge Union Society, CB2 1UB)

 

For many of us the prospect of post-brexit Britain looks incontrovertibly like the worst of times. Our panel of experts are here to discuss the process of leaving the European Union and its aftermath and to reflect on whether we could possibly envision a future that could be the best of times.

Chaired by Stephen Bush, Special Correspondent, New Statesman

Chris West’s latest book, Eurovision! A History of Modern Europe through the World’s Greatest Song Contest examines European political and social history since 1956 using the Eurovision Song Contest as a lens.

Daniel Zeichner is the MP for Cambridge and the Shadow Minister for Transport.

David Goodhart is author of The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics (Hurst Publishers). The founding editor of Prospect magazine, head of the Demography, Immigration and Integration Unit at the think tank Policy Exchange, and was previously director of the centre-left think tank Demos. His last book The British Dream: Successes and Failures of Post-War Immigration (2013) was runner-up for the Orwell Prize in 2014 and was a finalist for ‘Political Book of the Year’ in the Paddy Power Political Book Awards.

Julian Huppert is a Liberal Democrat politician and former Member of Parliament for Cambridge.

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