Eve Hepburn

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Founding CEO & Editor-in-Chief
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Fearless Femme
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Eve Hepburn is an Executive Director of Fearless Femme CIC, as well as being the founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief. She is also the Managing Director of PolicyScribe, a policy research consultancy.

Eve has held academic positions at leading universities throughout Europe and North America, and was most recently Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Edinburgh. She has authored eight books and over 40 refereed journal articles on various social science topics, and she is keenly interested in mental health, public policy, immigration and European integration.

She has also provided policy advice to a range of organisations including the Scottish Parliament, UK Parliament, Canadian Government, Sardinian Government, Aland Parliament, Scottish Funding Council, the BBC and Glasgow City Council. Eve is Non-Executive Director of WomenBeing, Trustee of the Articulate Cultural Trust, and Associate Editor of Scottish Affairs.

 

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Politics and International Relations

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Eve Hepburn explores the SNP government's approach to EU nationals in the aftermath of the vote for Brexit.  One of the issues that appears to have infuriated First Minister Nicola Sturgeon the most in the post-EU referendum political turmoil is the insecurity it has created for EU nationals living... Read more
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Nicola Sturgeon vowed to explore all options to keep Scotland in the EU. Eve Hepburn asks, what might these options be and how likely are they to be successful? IN the aftermath of the Brexit vote, Nicola Sturgeon has stated that the prospect of taking Scotland out of the EU against its will is “dem... Read more
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Eve Hepburn explores the possibility of a federacy model for Scotland. This post was originally published at E-IR. A great deal of analysis has gone into why Scotland voted ‘no’ to separating from the UK, in a referendum on independence held on 18 September 2014, by 55% to 45%. In a series of sophis... Read more
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One can imagine that the European Commission breathed a collective sigh of relief when the results of the Scottish independence referendum were announced on 19 September 2014. The independence referendum had created a headache - if not a chronic migraine - for officials in Brussels, in trying to fig... Read more
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In a blog originally published on the PSA blog, Eve Hepburn discusses the days after the referendum. In Scotland the traditional cure for a hangover is a can of Irn-Bru – the nation’s favourite bubble-gum flavoured soft-drink. And it is very likely that today, Irn-Bru owners AG Barr will be doing a... Read more
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In a blog originally published at LSE Politics and Policy, Eve Hepburn discusses the need for change whatever the referendum outcome. With a day to go, the result of the independence referendum in Scotland balances on a knife-edge. The latest ‘poll of polls’ has put the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ camps on a vir... Read more
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In a blog originally published by the LSE European Politics and Policy blog, Eve Hepburn looks at the impact the Scottish vote might have on the Italian regions. Something peculiar is happening in Italy. A country that was reluctantly soldered together by the efforts of Mazzini, Cavour and Garibaldi... Read more
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Latest blogs

  • 22nd January 2019

    The UK is increasingly polarised by Brexit identities and they seem to have become stronger than party identities, a new academic report finds. Only one in 16 people did not have a Brexit identity, while more than one in five said they had no party identity. Sir John Curtice’s latest analysis of public opinion on a further referendum finds there has been no decisive shift in favour of another referendum. The report, Brexit and public opinion 2019, by The UK in a Changing Europe, provides an authoritative, comprehensive and up-to-date guide to public opinion on each of the key issues around Brexit. CCC Fellow, Dr Coree Brown Swan contributed a chapter on "the SNP, Brexit and the politics of independence"

  • 22nd January 2019

    In the papers accompanying the draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill published at the end of 2018, the UK Government says that it is “exploring opportunities to co-design the final proposals with the devolved administrations.” There are clear benefits in having strong co-operation and collaboration across the UK in the oversight of our environmental law and performance. Yet the challenge of finding a way forward in terms of working together is substantial since each part of the UK is in a different position at present. Given where things stand today, it may be better to accept that a good resolution is not possible immediately and to revisit the issue at a later stage - so long as there is a strong commitment to return and not allow interim arrangements to become fixed. Colin Reid, Professor of Environmental Law at the University of Dundee examines the issues.

  • 17th January 2019

    Richard Parry assesses a memorable day in UK parliamentary history as the Commons splits 432-202 on 15 January 2019 against the Government's recommended Brexit route. It was the most dramatic night at Westminster since the Labour government’s defeat on a confidence motion in 1979.

  • 17th January 2019

    What is the Irish government’s Brexit wish-list? The suggestion that Irish unity, as opposed to safeguarding political and economic stability, is the foremost concern of the Irish government is to misunderstand and misrepresent the motivations of this key Brexit stakeholder, writes Mary C. Murphy (University College Cork).

  • 17th January 2019

    Brexit is in trouble but not because of the Irish backstop, argues the CCC's Michael Keating.

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