Solitude of the United Kingdom towards Europe – Notes from my Diary

Aleksander Cywiński



Referring to autoethnography, I contemplate the consequences of Brexit in the individual dimension. I do not consider this process as affecting only the life of UK citizens; rather, I treat Brexit as an impulse to form the concept of solitude policy.


Community; United Kingdom; Brexit; solitude; dialogue

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