Lee Jones

Reader in Politics at Queen Mary University of London
“I think Brexit is the best moment in recent European history because, it’s a blow for democracy, it’s a blow for populist sovereignty and they’re European values.”-Lee Jones
Time Question
0:02 Do you identify as European?
0:39 At what time did you feel European?
1:46 Do you still identify as British and European?
3:23 What was your formative European moment?
4:35 Can this formative experience be linked to any specific moment or event?
6:21 What was the worst moment in recent European history?
7:26 What did you study as a graduate student?
8:36 What was it about those events and sovereignty that made you resume your Euroscepticism?
9:41 What was the best moment in recent European history?
9:56 What are your current thoughts on Brexit?
11:29 What is the single most important thing the EU has done for you personally?
13:26 Is the opportunity to study in another country a benefit of the EU?
14:04 What role do you think the EU plays in the freedom of movement?
19:15 What would you most like the EU to have achieved by 2030?
21:48 How do you think the EU could transform?
23:29 What would be the replacement for the EU?
23:59 Without the EU, do you think it is possible for small European countries to fend for themselves?
25:25 Would European countries still have a say in world affairs without the EU?
25:34 What about world affairs that impact all of us such as climate change?
29:44 Do you believe that Europe is an empire?
31:31 What do you think of the role of the EU in Portugal?