Scotland and Brexit - #ScotlandBrexit
Watch the presentations and read the Storify from Scotland and Brexit, Dynamic Earth, 20 September 2016.Read More
Presidential Question Time - ESRC Festival of Social Science event
Join some of Scotland's foremost scholars of American politics for a discussion of the US Presidential election results.Read More
Brexit: the implications for the devolution settlement
Alan Page explains that the implications of EU withdrawal for the devolution settlement are far-reaching.Read More
IndyRef2: The Rebellion Continues?
A Tory victory at the General Election, the crushing of Labour in Scotland, chaos on the Opposition front benches, and, finally, England voted Leave, Scotland voted Remain. Britain’s on the edge of Brexit, so is the stage set for Indyref 2?Read More
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27th September 2016
Alan Page, University of Dundee, expands on his presentation from last Tuesday's Scotland and Brexit event. He explains that the implications of EU withdrawal for the devolution settlement are far-reaching - quite apart from the question of a second independence referendum.
27th September 2016
For your information the recording of presentations is now on our website and YouTube Channel. There's also a great recap of the event on Storify.
13th September 2016
Mark Elliott and Stephen Tierney discuss the House of Lords Constitution Committee report detailing the process by which the United Kingdom will withdraw from the European Union.
12th September 2016
Daniel Cetrà discusses yesterday's gathering in Catalonia. He explains that the Catalan pro-independence camp remains highly mobilised and that the Catalan and Spanish political situations are complex and interconnected.
8th September 2016
If Westminster were to assert the view that Brexit falls under foreign affairs and is therefore a reserved matter, the devolved territories would have little legal recourse but, says Michael Keating, doing would re-open the whole question of the nature of the union.
7th September 2016
Despite four decades of membership, the UK never fully took the European Union to its heart. June’s Brexit vote revealed a social division that reflected very different views about the costs and benefits of the EU, writes John Curtice.
6th September 2016
Brad MacKay stresses that being quick off the mark, and playing a long game are crucial for UK universities to maintain their world-leading status.
5th September 2016
The public could be excused for being unaware that the SNP is currently electing a new depute leader. James Mitchell looks at the candidates.
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