Prof. Dr. Melanie Sully

Melanie Sully writes in Kurier

Brexit was a symbol for a deeper malaise in the EU and to think free from the UK it will soar to great heights without reforms is an illusion. But what reforms we leave to another article.


Brexit Blindflug (the blind flight) by Melanie Sully

Brexit article - apparently with no flight information or idea of course the Brexit camp celebrated their referendum win.  But the predicted economic hit was quick in coming. Many had ceased to believe in experts and had no faith in the EU that it could change. Reflections on post Brexit UK first published in the Wiener Zeitung 24.6. 2016  and reproduced on Euractiv


Brexit Discussion at the Chamber of Economics

Britain at the Crossroads 23.5. 2016 with Head of Economics Chamber, Dr Melanie Sully and UK Ambassador to Austria et al


Op ed on Brexit in Der Standard by Melanie Sully

Just after the referendum Melanie Sully writes in the Standard on when Article 50 could be triggered and the problems surrounding Brexit (Der Brexit wird verschoben, September 2016). In another previous article "Brexit und Brüsseler Brösel" in Der Standard 27/28 Feb 2016 Dr Melanie Sully looks at the domestic debate in the UK and the question of a possible Neverendum. An English version was published on the Euractiv website 1.3. 2016


Brexit Debate in Austrian Foreign Ministry

At the invitation of the Austrian Foreign Ministry and Austrian Society for European Politics. Panellists included Robert Menasse, Melanie Sully, Sonja Puntscher/Riekmann, Claus Raidl. Moderator Christoph Kotanko. Event covered by Austrian Press Agency reproduced in Salzburger Nachrichten.


Brexit: Op ed in "Die Presse" by Dr Melanie Sully

England's voice is becoming ever louder since the Scottish Independence Referendum, argues Dr Sully in an op ed in the Austrian daily "Die Presse" of 21.1. 2016: Englands Stimme wird immer lauter (for English version read on)


Brexit interviews with Dr Melanie Sully

Interview in the Wiener Zeitung October 2015. Here Dr Sully explains some of the technical hitches that could follow an exit vote and the implications for Scotland and Ireland. Following Cameron's proposals for a new relationship with the EU, Dr Sully gave various interviews to Television ATV and Servus TV and an interview on the Euro for the Wiener Zeitung 10.11. 2015 and as Prime Minister Cameron visits Vienna, an analysis in the Wiener Zeitung, "A Brit in Vienna Ein Brite in Wien", 26.11. 2015 by Melanie Sully. An English version of this was printed on euractiv And for good measure the German Euractiv story is here


Discussion on Brexit Negotiations

Event organised by Austro-British Society with guest speaker Dr Melanie Sully.
Download the PDF here. For a report see the Society events page and photo gallery Foreign Policy and UN of Austria page 


Brexit: The Referendum Puzzle

Dr Melanie Sully writes in the Tiroler Tageszeitung 12.9. 2015 on the UK Exit Referendum following scrutiny in the House of Commons (plus Austrian FM4 Radio interview 8.9. 2015). Article published in shorter English version in Euractiv online 14.9. 2015