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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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S3 E2 Free Movement, limited

 We’re talking Freedom of Movement, its role in the formation of an EU–wide imagined community, and the experiences of... more

02 Jun 2023 · 46 minutes
Of Kings, Songs and Migrants

What does Eurovision have to do with the Coronation? We’re talking about what we learn about ‘Global Britain’ and... more

05 May 2023 · 45 minutes
[SWAP] Uncommon Sense: Security, with Daria Krivonos

Too often, talk about security seems to belong to politicians and psychologists; to discussions about terrorism and defence, individual... more

21 Apr 2023 · 47 minutes
S2 BONUS Behind the Scenes

Here’s a little season end bonus, where our presenter, Michaela Benson and podcast researcher, George Kalivis go behind the... more

31 Mar 2023 · 24 minutes
S2 E10 In dialogue

For the final episode of Season 2, we bring you a set of conversations about what Who do we... more

24 Mar 2023 · 33 minutes
S2 E9 East-West inequalities and the remaking of unequal Europeans

What does the characterisation of those from Europe’s east as migrants by politicians and in some corners of the media make... more

17 Feb 2023 · 40 minutes
S2 E8 Who is a migrant?

There is nothing politically neutral about classifying and categorising people as migrants. This is a process through which certain individuals... more

20 Jan 2023 · 40 minutes
BtH1 S8 Beyond the headlines … with İdil Akıncı-Pérez

All eyes have been on Qatar because of the World Cup. And with it, attention to the poor working conditions... more

23 Dec 2022 · 33 minutes
S2 E7 European Identities from the Aliens Act 1905 to Brexit

Who is unquestionably European? From Brexit to the war in Ukraine, this question has come to the fore as people... more

09 Dec 2022 · 40 minutes
BtH1 S7 Beyond the headlines … with Hannah Lewis

In July 2022 the news broke that Sir Mo Farah, four times Olympian for Team GB, had been trafficked to... more

25 Nov 2022 · 30 minutes
Who do we think we are?
S3 E2 Free Movement, limited
Who do we think we are?