Anne Deighton

is Emeritus Professor of European International Politics at the University of Oxford, and a member of the university’s History Faculty. She has published extensively on the Cold War, Britain and the European continent, European security, and the origins of the post-war human rights regime in Europe.


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Brave new world?

Brexit Britain and its EU neighbours

Britain’s imperial cultural residue has always expressed itself through reluctance about Europe, coupled with an obsession with the idea of British international leadership. With Brexit, Britain’s ‘go-it-alone’ syndrome has returned with a vengeance, writes Anne Deighton.

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