Video interviews with speakers from our past events:

The Resistance Continues

Speech by Brendan Donnelly, Director of the Federal Trust, to Stratford4Europe on 7th February 2020:

Climate Change: European Responses and Brexit

10th December 2019
Joint event with Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and Global Policy Institute

Video summaries:

Full presentations:

From the European Union to the Human Federation: Preparing Humanity for Co-Existence with Superintelligence

2nd December 2019

Recommendations to the Austrian Presidency of the European Council from the Trans European Policy Studies Association TEPSA, including a contribution by Brendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust, 1st July 2018:

The migration debate in Germany

2nd July 2018

Dr Hartmut Meyer, Oxford University:

Where are we in the Brexit negotiations?

27th June 2018

Dr Andrew Blick, Senior Lecturer in Politics and Contemporary History, King’s College London:

Germany: European and global trading leader

15th May 2018

Matthias Bauer, Senior Economist at the European Centre for International Political Economy:

Dr Rebecca Harding
Founder and CEO of Equant-Analytics

Dr Karine Lisbonne-de Vergeron
Associate Director & Head of GPI Europe Programme

On Governing Europe: A Federal Experiment

30th April 2018

Andrew Duff, President of The Spinelli Group; former Liberal Democrat MEP (1999 – 2014):

Sir Stephen Wall, Former Ambassador and European Adviser to the British Prime Minister:

Dr Imke Henkel, Senior Lecturer in Journalism, University of Lincoln:

Local to Global – Is federalism the answer to national populism?

16th April 2018

Dr Michael Lloyd, Senior Research Fellow, Global Policy Institute:

Dr Andrew Blick, Senior Lecturer in Politics and Contemporary History, King’s College London:

The Brexit negotiations: Looking forward and back
19th March 2018

John Stevens, former MEP:

Brexit: The second phase
22nd January 2018

Mary Honeyball MEP, Labour MEP for London:

Brendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust:

Nicolas Maclean, Member of the Federal Trust’s Advisory Council

How will the EU look in twenty years time?
14th December 2017

Dr Kirsty Hughes, Director, Scottish Centre on European Relations:

Hans-Hartwig Blomeier, Director of the UK Office of Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation:

Hard Brexit or no Brexit? The clock is ticking

4th December 2017

Video Interview with Dr Andrew Black:

Video Interview with Dr Andrew Blick:

Trump, Europe and the wider world
17th October 2017

Dr Jacob Parakilas, Deputy Head, US and the Americas Programme, Chatham House:

The Brexit negotiations – Quo vadis?
3rd October 2017

John Palmer, former European Editor of The Guardian and Founder and former Political Director of the European Policy Centre, Brussels:

Denis MacShane, former Minister for Europe:

Mary Dejevsky, Writer and Broadcaster:

Brexit and the future of global trade
3rd July 2017

Dr Rebecca Harding, Co-Founder and CEO, Equant Analytics:

Catherine Stewart, Partner, Jericho Chambers; Senior Adviser, Interel:

The City and Brexit – British and German perspectives
16th May 2017

Nicky Edwards, Independent financial services consultant on Brexit; Associate of Brexit Exchange:

Nicolas Maclean, Commentator on financial services issues; member of Federal Trust Council:

Europe on the move: Workers, refugees and security
28th February 2017


Professor Jo Shaw:

Professor Christian Dustmann:

Dr Niko Bosnjak:

Trump’s New World Order:
Brexit and Europe in a world turned upside down
16th February 2017

Professor Stephen Haseler:

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Professor Richard Whitman:

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Brexit – Is there a plan?
25th January 2017

Stephen Gethins MP

Baroness Quin

A Defence and Security Strategy for Europe
8th December 2016

Alessandro Scheffler Corvaja:

Ana Juncos Garcia

Britain and the EU – Difficult Questions after the Referendum
27th October 2016

Sir Stephen Wall
Former European adviser to the British Prime Minister

Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott
Anniversary Chair in Law, Queen Mary, University of London

Catherine West MP
Shadow Foreign Minister

Lord Dykes
Member of House of Lords EU Sub Committee E – Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection

Baroness Smith of Newnham
Director of the European Centre, Cambridge University

German and British Perspectives on Brexit
29th September 2016

Sebastian Borger
London Correspondent for Berliner Zeitung, Der Standard and other German-speaking news publications

Video Interview (Apologies for the inferior sound quality):

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Deputy Head of EU/Europe Division, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik,SWP)

Video Interview:

BrBrendan_Donnellyendan Donnelly
Director, The Federal Trust for Education and Research

Video Interview:

Chaired by Professor Stephen Haseler, Director, Global Policy Institute
Video Interview:

Brexit and Ireland
9th June 2016

Daithi O’Ceallaigh, former Irish Ambassador to the UK

Dr Mary Murphy, Lecturer in Politics, University College Cork

The UK and Europe after the British EU Referendum: Scenarios
31st May 2016

Dr Tim Oliver, Dahrendorf Fellow on Europe-North America Relations, LSE IDEAS

Dr Hartmut Mayer, Offical Fellow and Lecturer in Politics (International Relations), St Peters College, University of Oxford

Britain and Europe – A New Settlement?
18th May 2016

Andrew Duff, former MEP, editor of “Britain and Europe: a new settlement?”

Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre

Graham Avery, Honorary Director-General of the European Commission

Malcolm Harbour CBE, former MEP

Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?
20 April 2016

Laura Sandys, Chair, European Movement

Graham Bishop, Independent Consultant on EU Integration

Professor Stephen Haseler, Director, Global Policy Institute

German Perspectives on the British Referendum
7th April 2016

Professor Simon Green, Professor of Politics, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean, Aston University

Stefanie Bolzen, UK Correspondent, Die Welt

New Labour in Europe
7th March 2016

Anita Pollack, former MEP and author of New Labour in Europe – leadership and lost opportunities

Andrew Duff, former Liberal Democrat MEP

Britain and the EU: Difficult Questions
25th February 2016

Jackie Minor, Head of Representation, European Commission Representation in the UK

Wayne David, Labour MP for Caerphilly

Neil Carmichael, Conservative MP for Stroud

Sir Stephen Wall, former European adviser to the British Prime Minister

Baroness Julie Smith, Senior Lecturer, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge

Timothy Kirkhope, Conservative MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber

Dr Tim Oliver, Dahrendorf Fellow on Europe-North America Relations, LSE Ideas

Professor Richard Whitman, Professor of International Relations, University of Kent

Graham Bishop, Independent Consultant on EU integration

Dr Adrian Pabst, Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Kent

A European Army – Delusion or Necessity?
17 February 2016

Richard Bassett, Author

Francis Tusa, Defence Journalist

Professor Stephen Haseler, Director, Global Policy Institute

Economic Prospects for the UK and the EU
28th January 2016

Andrew Smith, Economist

Rod Dowler, Chair, Industry Forum

A Federal Britain – Financial and Political Challenges
18th January 2016

Dr Andrew Blick, Lecturer in Politics and Contemporary History, King’s College London; and Senior Research Fellow at the Federal Trust

Dr Michael Lloyd, Senior Research Fellow, Global Policy Institute

More Europe in this Union? The future of immigration and asylum policy in Europe
16th November 2015
Video message by Peter Sutherland KCMG, President of the Federal Trust and UN Special Representative of the Secretary General for Migration and Development:
Dipti Pardeshi, Chief of Mission, International Organization for Migration, London Office:

Professor Brad Blitz, Senior Fellow at the Global Migration Centre, The Graduate Institute, Geneva:

Tim Finch, Coordinator, National Refugees Welcome Board:

Christien van den Anker, Associate Professor in Politics at the University of West England:

Audrey Cherryl Mogan, The Aire Centre:

Alan Anstead, Co-ordinator, UK Race and Europe Network:

Roger Casale, Founder and Director, New Europeans: