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!!Consequences of Brexit for universities in Europe

Academia Europaea President, [Sierd Cloetingh|Member/Cloetingh_Sierd], gave the introductory talk at a panel discussion at the Free University in Berlin, entitled ''__The European landscape after Brexit: the European perspective__''.  The distinguished panel included [Sir Ivor Crewe|http://www.univ.ox.ac.uk/univ-people/sir-ivor-crewe], Master at University College Oxford, and [Barbara Ischinger|https://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/117891.html], the former Director of Education and Skills at the OECD.  A [summary|http://www.fu-berlin.de/campusleben/campus/2016/161216-brexit-international-council-diskussion/index.html] of the event is available (in German).
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Professor Cloetingh’s talk drew partly on material from the [Academia Europaea Cardiff Hub|http://aecardiffknowledgehub.wales], which hosted its own event on the topic in November 2016, ''[The Future of UK Research and Scholarship|http://aecardiffknowledgehub.wales/2016/11/16/the-future-of-uk-research-and-scholarship-a-panel-debate-hosted-by-the-cardiff-hub]''.