Charles Grant

Charles Grant

Director
Areas of expertise 

Britain's EU referendum, the 'future of Europe' debate, the euro, Russia, European foreign and defence policy and China's relations with the West.

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CER podcast: Where will Macron now take France and Europe?

11 May 2022
We discussed Macron's re-election and where French and EU policy was likely to be headed in his second term.

LBC: Tonight with Andrew Marr

04 May 2022
Charles Grant, director of the CER spoke to Andrew Marr about the break down in relations between Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron (from 36.30 mins).

FT Podcast: How Russia's Ukraine threat galvanised western alliances

17 February 2022
After a week of frenetic diplomacy, the Ukraine crisis has yet to be resolved. But it has had a significant impact on reshaping western alliances. Gideon Rachman talks to Charles Grant, director of the CER about the impact of the Russian threat on US ties with Europe, and on Nato and the EU.

Ask CER - Episode 3: Strategic autonomy, the EU's taxonomy and the French election

26 January 2022
You asked, we answered: the third episode of our ‘Ask CER’ podcast series.

UCL European Institute: Exploring European policy careers with Charles Grant

20 January 2022
In a new video series, Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform reflects on his career trajectory to date and shares advice for students exploring careers in policy or a related field.

CER end of year podcast: Review of 2021

22 December 2021
As 2021 draws to a close, the CER researchers reflect on the events of the past year.

CER podcast: Poland and Belarus: What can and should the EU do?

25 November 2021
Charles Grant speaks to Camino Mortera-Martinez and Katia Glod about the latest developments in Belarus and Poland.

CER podcast: What's the state of UK-EU relations?

29 October 2021
Charles Grant speaks to Sam Lowe about the state of UK-EU relations.

Ask CER - Episode 1: EU integration, democratic backsliding & UK financial services regulation

29 September 2021
You asked, we answered: introducing the first episode of our new ‘Ask CER’ podcast series.

Letters: Fait accompli

Prospect
16 July 2021
Julian King’s assessment of Michel Barnier’s role in the Brexit talks (“The Brexit illusions,” July) is fair minded.But perhaps he underplays Barnier’s nationality. The Frenchman was a key link in the Brussels-Paris axis that drove the EU to be hard on the British.

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