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Event
July 12, 2016

Event: ‘The Aftermath of Brexit: Could the EU and UK both die?’

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Henry Jackson Society

bhlTIME: 12:30-13:30, Tuesday 12th July 2016

VENUE: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, Bridge Street London, SW1A 2LW

SPEAKER: Bernard–Henri Lévy, Philosopher, Journalist and Writer

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On the 23rd June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union. The decision sent shockwaves throughout the world and left both the UK and the EU in a state of uncertainty. What will happen next? Many critics believe that Brexit marks a victory not of the people but of populism. The world is now standing by to see what the impact will be and if Brexit will trigger the movement of further referendums throughout membership states of the EU. Can the EU really pull together through strong words matched by decisive action—from a crisis that is without precedent in the past 70 years or could Brexit mark the end as the EU altogether?

By kind invitation of Bob Stewart MP, The Hexagon Institute and The Henry Jackson Society are pleased to invite you to an event with Bernard–Henri Lévy, Philosopher, Journalist and Writer who will be discussing the aftermath of Brexit and the possible implications for both the EU and the UK.

To attend, please RSVP to rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org – RSVPs must include your full name and any affiliations including for any guests you wish to bring. We will send a confirmation that will be required to attend the event.

Bernard Henri-Lévy is a French Philosopher and one of the most respected and bestselling writers in Europe. He is the author of over thirty books, including the New York Times bestseller American Vertigo: Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville. Bernard started his career as a war reporter, which has taken him to the world’s most troubled areas. His first-hand account of the fall of Moammar Gaddafi in Libya appeared in the form of a writer’s journal La Guerre sans l’aimer, 2012 and a documentary film The Oath of Tobruk which debuted at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. He has recently released the documentary film Peshmerga which was presented at Cannes in the Official Film Festival Selection this year.  He is a leading thinker on religious issues, genocide, and international affairs.