In response to Theresa May’s ‘citizens of nowhere’ conference speech, Citizens of Everywhere is a multidisciplinary project led by the University of Liverpool that aims to generate dialogue and response to recent political shifts in Europe and America.
Housed in the School of Law at Birmingham City University, the Centre for Brexit Studies is an academic facility which supports and encourages the existing work on Brexit within Birmingham City University’s schools and faculties. The Centre has various streams, including European Cultural Identities, Creative Focus, Climate Change and the Environment.
The Migration Museum Project is increasing knowledge and appreciation of how migration has shaped Britain across the ages through events, exhibitions, an education programme, a UK-wide network of museums and galleries, and the creation of a permanent Migration Museum.
Poles in the British Isles. Migrations in Literature and Culture is a virtual archive that attempts to demonstrate how post-accession migrations of Polish people to the British Isles have influenced contemporary literature and culture. The Archive is divided into three main parts: Literature, Culture, and Critical Texts.
There are an estimated 3.3 million (non-British) EU citizens living and working in the UK. Many have lived here for decades contributing on every level and in every sector of British society. They have married, built families, businesses, followed careers, retired, and call the UK their home. Following the 23 June 2016 Referendum, their future remains uncertain. This project was set up by British photographer Alice Whitby to bring EU citizens personal stories to the public’s attention and put a face and a name to the 3 million figure.
Who Are We? was a collaborative, free 6-day cross-platform event which took place in March 2017, designed to facilitate the co-creation, co-production, and exchange of knowledges among artists, academics, activists, and diverse public around the multiple crises of identity and belonging in Europe and the UK. The week of activity has been specifically designed for Tate Exchange reflecting on identity, belonging, migration and citizenship through arts and audience participation.