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Who do we think we are?
Who do we think we are?
Professor Michaela Benson

From Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic, to the Windrush deportation scandal citizenship and the responsibilities of the UK government to the people... more

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BtH1 S5 Beyond the headlines … with Colin Yeo

With a new UK cabinet comes a new Home Secretary, Suella Braverman MP former Attorney General. While there has been... more

30 Sep 2022 · 24 minutes
What do family migration rules reveal about British citizenship today?

You start a relationship with someone living abroad. As the relationship gets serious, you decide to take the next steps... more

16 Sep 2022 · 42 minutes
How do protest and resistance make citizens and citizenship?

Over the past few years, international media has been full of reports of protest among them the global Black Lives... more

19 Aug 2022 · 43 minutes
Beyond the headlines … with Alison Phipps and Tawona Sithole

In June 2022, the headlines in the UK were full of news about the Rwanda plan. As an ECHR ruling... more

05 Aug 2022 · 1 hour,
*EPISODE SWAP* Surviving Society E147 Aleema Gray: Notes on the Rastafari Movement in Britain

For our first episode swap, we’ve partnered up with Surviving Society, the antiracist podcast that explores the local and global... more

22 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Beyond the Headlines...with Zrinka Bralo

In May 2012 Home Secretary Theresa May vowed to create ‘a really hostile environment for illegal migrants’, heralding in a... more

08 Jul 2022 · 36 minutes
What does British citizenship have to do with Global Social Inequalities?

Commonplace understandings of citizenship equate it with equality – at least among those holding the same citizenship. But looking the... more

24 Jun 2022 · 45 minutes
Beyond the headlines … with Aaron Winter

Mass shooting in the US have been headlines news over the past month. The pattern? White gunmen opening fire in... more

10 Jun 2022 · 33 minutes
What does the Nationality and Borders Act mean for British citizenship?

What is the UK’s Nationality and Borders Act? How does it relate to previous acts concerned with nationality and immigration... more

27 May 2022 · 50 minutes
Beyond the Headlines ... with Dr Yvonne Su

Countries around the world have been quick to crow about the provisions they are putting in place to welcome those... more

13 May 2022 · 36 minutes
Who do we think we are?
BtH1 S5 Beyond the headlines … with Colin Yeo
Who do we think we are?