In a joint event hosted by the University of Glasgow Human Rights Network and the Gender and Sexualities Forum, three speakers from the School of Social and Political Sciences will launch three books in a discussion chaired by Dr Vikki Turbine (Politics). Date: 23rd January 2014 Dr. Roona Simpson (Sociology) will launch: ‘L. Jamieson and…
Recordings and resources from many of the past events hosted and run by Policy Scotland.
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Second of two workshops exploring the implications of a referendum for Scotland’s constitution
This paper was presented at the Policy Scotland Public Debate at the University of Glasgow on December 4 by Josef Konvitz, Honorary Professor, University of Glasgow, and Visiting Professor, Cities Group, Geography, King’s College London This presentation will address what Scotland must do and could do to assume sovereign regulatory responsibilities. This is not only…
Scotland’s economy will benefit from independence over the uncertainty that would face the country within the UK, Finance Secretary John Swinney said at the inaugural annual Policy Scotland lecture on 10th December 2013.
Policy Scotland‘s second public debate, this time on Regulation in an Independent Scotland. The debate will address issues such as: What kind of regulatory frameworks will Scotland need to maximise its economic performance? What aspects of the economy should Scotland regulate itself, or jointly with rUK? How will be financial sector be regulated in a…
Lecture to explain in clear and simple terms, what the welfare state is, how it works, and why it matters.
Papers from a Commonwealth Cities Legacy Network Preparatory Workshop hostd by Policy Scotland.
Talk by Martin McKee on how the intellectual underpinnings of austerity have now been demolished and the case for investing to achieve growth.
The launch of Policy Scotland with inaugural seminar, was attended by 80 people and hosted by the Principal of the University of Glasgow, Professor Anton Muscatelli.