Wed, Nov 20|
Arnold & Porter LLP
Brexit Over Breakfast
Please join us for a discussion on Brexit with Sir Ivor Crewe, Master of University College, and Ambassador Thomas A Shannon, Jr (1980, Politics), Senior International Advisor at Arnold & Porter. They will offer observations and answer questions about Brexit.
Time & Location
Nov 20, 2019, 8:00 AM
Arnold & Porter LLP, 601 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
About the Event
Sir Ivor is a world renowned Political Scientist and expert on British Politics, with a speciality on elections, parties, and public opinion. In his past roles as President of Universities UK and Vice Chancellor of the University of Essex, he became heavily involved in the politics of higher education and understanding the possible impacts of Brexit on education funding and research.
Ambassador Shannon served as Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, the third ranking and highest career position at the State Department. Over a 35 year career, Ambassador Shannon held a number of important diplomatic posts including Counsellor of the Department, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, and Ambassador to Brazil. Ambassador Shannon was Acting Secretary of State from January 20 to February 1, 2017.