Published on: June 24th, 2019

Hillsdale College Hosts Lecture from John Browne on Brexit and Its Future

Former British Parliament member to discuss Brexit as part of Kirby Center’s AWC Lecture Series
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On Tuesday, June 25, Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship will host a lecture from John Browne, partner at Frazier, Browne, and Mayer LLC and former British Parliament member, as part of the AWC Family Foundation lecture series. Browne’s lecture, “How to Think About Brexit,” will examine the build-up to the landmark legislation and what’s ahead for the United Kingdom.

The lecture is free and open to the media, but space is limited, and attendees are encouraged to register by visiting the event’s ticketing site here.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
6 p.m. ET – Doors open
6:30 p.m. ET – Program begins / reception to follow

Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship
227 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Washington, D.C. 20002

John Browne is a partner in Florida financial data firm Frazier, Browne, and Mayer
LLC. He served as a Conservative Party Member of Parliament for Winchester from 1979
to 1992 and served as vice president of the UK Independence Party, which pushed Brexit
to victory in June 2016. Browne is a graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst,
the Canfield Institute of Technology, and Harvard University. He retired as a major from
the Grenadier Guards, where he served as a pilot and parachutist. He also was responsible
for the pallbearers at the state funeral of Sir Winston Churchill. Browne has previously
worked at Morgan Stanley and the European Banking Company, where he became
director of Middle East Operations. He is also the author of two books, Hidden Account
of the Romanovs
and Grenadier Grins.

About Hillsdale in D.C.

Hillsdale in D.C. is an extension of the teaching mission of Hillsdale College to Washington, D.C. Its purpose is to teach the Constitution and the principles that give it meaning. Through the study of original source documents from American history—and of older books that formed the education of America’s founders—it seeks to inspire students, teachers, citizens, and policymakers to return the America’s principles to their central place in the political life of the nation.

About Hillsdale College

Hillsdale College is an independent liberal arts college located in southern Michigan. Founded in 1844, the College has built a national reputation through its classical liberal arts core curriculum and its principled refusal to accept federal or state taxpayer subsidies, even indirectly in the form of student grants or loans. It also conducts an outreach effort promoting civil and religious liberty, including a free monthly speech digest, Imprimis, with a circulation of more than 5.7 million. For more information, visit