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2nd December 2015
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On November 26th, the Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia (DIPLOCAT) organised the academic debate “Independence Movements in Europe. Threat or Opportunity for the EU?” in cooperation with the Centre on Constitutional Change of the University of Edinburgh and with presence of the Delegate of the Government of Catalonia to the UK and Ireland, Josep Suàrez Iborra.
11th November 2015
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On Wednesday 11 November the House of Lords Constitution Committee heard evidence on the purpose of the Union between the constituent nations of the United Kingdom, and on the principles that should underpin the UK's devolution settlement.
26th October 2015
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The latest edition of the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University Podcast. In this edition, the Centre's Director Prof. Richard Wyn Jones talks to the lawyers Manon George (Wales Governance Centre) and Emyr Lewis (Senior Partner for Wales, Blake Morgan LLP) on their reactions and thoughts on the recent Draft Wales Bill.
13th October 2015
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An evening of reflection run by Five Million Questions, looking back at the year since the Scottish Referendum.
1st September 2015
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Ewen Cameron, Professor of Scottish History at the University of Edinburgh, consider the recent general election in its historical context. He asks whether the surge for the SNP and their resulting dominance of representation at Westminster is the result of a failure of the union or a failure of Unionist politics. 
8th June 2015
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Professor Kirstein Rummery discusses the Fairer, Caring Nations research project, which is investigating the impact of childcare and long-term care policies on gender equality. The project is a comparative study focussing on both devolved and state-level nations. 
14th May 2015
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Massive SNP gains at the general election were one of the stories of the night. Paul Cairney and Craig McAngus look ahead to what their success means for the Union, the process of devolution and the SNP. 
13th May 2015
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Craig McAngus was interviewed on Friday 8 May 2015 about the recent UK General Election. He was asked how the Labour party can recover from this defeat?

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