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House of Commons

Played-out Brexit takes shape

CCC Fellow Richard Parry reviews Theresa May's abortive plan to get her Brexit "deal" through the Commons as her premiership terminates abruptly.
Kiev

The politician and the showman

In this final contribution to the majority nationalism series, Nataliia Kasianenko of Fresno State University reflects on the recent elections in Ukraine, analyzing the discourse of the campaign.
Arrow

Election 2019: What now for Spanish politics?

In the first of our new blog series, Politics in a Changing Spain, Dr Robert Liñeira (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) looks at the recent parliamentary election and its implications for the future of Spanish politics.

Scotland and the European Elections

CCC Director Professor Michael Keating previews this week's elections to the European Parliament as Scottish voters get an unexpected trip to the polls.
Alphabet by Le Bistronome Flickr

Boundaries of the Nation and their Implications in a Multinational State: Comparing Quebecers and Other Canadians

In their contribution to our majority nationalism series, Antoine Bilodeau of Concordia University and Luc Turgeon of the University of Ottawa share the result of their survey which compares the way in which Quebecers and Canadians construct community boundaries.
Emmanuel Huybrechts Quebec Downtown, Flickr CC license

Secularism at any cost?

In her contribution to our majority nationalism series, Geneviève Nootens of the Université du Québec explores recent arguments over a draft legislation on secularism, introduced in Québec.
Photo Credit, Christopher Michel, Flickr, CC license

Turning Ethnicity against Ethnic Nationalities

In his contribution to our majority nationalism blog series, Alexandre Pelletier of Cornell University reflects on the twin faces of majority nationalism in Myanmar.

Referendum or Citizens’ Assembly? The Plot Thickens

CCC Fellow Professor Stephen Tierney (University of Edinburgh) assesses the constitutional realities facing the First Minister as she plots a path to a second independence referendum.
Brexit

Breaking the Deadlock

CCC Director Michael Keating looks at Nicola Sturgeon's proposals to break the constitutional deadlock.