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12th March 2019
post by Mary C. Murphy

Dr Mary C Murphy of University College Cork explains that the Irish backstop issue cannot simply be reduced to one which pits Northern Ireland's unionists against nationalists. Forces outside of politics, representing a cross-section of society, tacitly support the backstop.

8th March 2019
post by Richard Parry

Richard Parry discusses the fraught few days in prospect at Westminster as the Brexit endgame comes into view.

7th March 2019
post by Centre on Const...

In his new book, Nationalism, Liberalism and Language in Catalonia and Flanders, CCC Research fellow Dr. Daniel Cetrà examines the linguistic disputes in Catalonia and Flanders, two major cases of sub-state nationalism.

5th March 2019
post by David Bell

Professor David Bell, of the University of Stirling, looks ahead to the US-UK trade negotiations post Brexit and how US demands will inevitably produce pitched battles over food quality standards, not least in Scotland.

1st March 2019
Guest post by Nicola McEwen

With a month to go till Brexit Day, Professor Nicola McEwen, Co-Director at the Centre, examines what Brexit will mean for Scotland's devolved government.

25th February 2019
post by Richard Parry

Richard Parry discusses how attempts by the Prime Minister to postpone the crunch date on Brexit decisions are backfiring.

22nd February 2019
post by Colin Reid

The Scottish Government has published its Consultation on Environmental Principles and Governance in Scotland, setting out proposals for the status of environmental principles in Scotland and options for monitoring performance, considering complaints and enforcing the law. Colin Reid, Professor of Environmental Law at the University of Dundee, examines the proposals.


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