13-16 June 2024

Great Britain: Great Expectations or Great Escape?

The UK has been in a political, social and economic tailspin for over a decade now. It never really recovered from the 2008 crisis, Brexit divided the country as never before. With a general election on the horizon, can our largest neighbour turn itself around? Pessimism is rife across the water, as too is cynicism and the tyranny of nostalgia appears to blur any coherent vision of the future. What next from Britain? Can it escape this malaise to fulfil its once great expectations? Join our expert panellists as we discuss that place over there.

Robert Shrimsley, James O’Brien, Janine Gibson, Fred Studemann with Colm O’Regan


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