Brexit, Trump and the implications for development

Watch/Listen Again Thursday 23 February 2017 17:00 to 18:30
IDS, Convening Space

First Brexit, then Trump…is Marine Le Pen next? Join us for a panel discussion on the consequences of an incredible year in European and US politics.

Newspaper front page following Mr Trump's election victory

Amid the rise in right-wing populism and increasingly isolationist policies, guest speakers will examine the possible causes and implications for conflict and security, trade, migration and social justice around the world.


Chair: Simon Maxwell, Emeritus Fellow, IDS

  • Michael Anderson, Centre for Global Development
  • Priya Deshingkar, Research Director, Migrating out of Poverty Research Consortium, University of Sussex 
  • Peter Kyle MP, Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade (Labour)
  • Clionadh Raleigh, Professor Of Human Geography, School of Global Studies, University of Sussex

Image credit: Marco Verch, Flickr (CC)

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