Catalonia, Scotland and the EU: Visions of Independence and Integration

WATCH – Book launch: Catalonia, Scotland and the EU

The recording of our recent online book launch for Catalonia, Scotland and the EU: Visions of Independence and Integration is now available to watch on the Centre’s YouTube channel.
Sarajevo, Bosnia

Bosnia-Herzegovina and Ukraine: On the edge of NATO and the EU, too close to prying neighbours

Neven Andjelic examines Bosnia-Herzegovina, and its similarities with Ukraine, asking "could the situation get worse in Bosnia-Herzegovina, which has two 'attentive' neighbours – Serbia and Croatia?"
School children in classroom

The controversy over language in Catalan schools heats up

In this blog post, Jordi Argelaguet - Senior lecturer in Political Science, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona - examines the recent controversy over language use in schools in Catalonia.
Kazakhstan

The territorial dimension of Kazakhstan’s protests

Kazakhstan’s nationwide protests have important territorial aspects regarding their origin, scale, presence of violence, and people’s demands.
Photo of San Juan, Puerto Rico

Is colonialism over? Six decades after the “Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples”

Ilker Gokhan Sen writes on colonialism - following the 61st anniversary of the “Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples” - examining a number of territories and their administering states in detail, including Guam, Virgin Islands and American Samoa.
Bookshelf in library

Constitutional History and the Making of the Modern World

Harshan Kumarasingham, Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Edinburgh, writes about constitutional history, and the new book by Linda Colley, The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World.