Videos from a public debate about equalities and the Scottish independence referendum debate.
An event for academics, politicians, civic Scotland and the public to discuss and debate the implications of a No vote.
Ssnapshot of one week’s coverage of the debate about the Scottish Independence Referendum on the social media platform, Twitter.
By Professor Phillip Schlesinger, Professor of Cultural Policy, The University of Glasgow. Last November, the Scottish Government published Scotland’s Future – its White Paper on independence. Although considerable attention has been devoted to broadcasting, very little indeed has been given to film. It is very timely, therefore, that the first ever conference convened to discuss independence and the future of…
Is it credible for a post-independent Scotland to retain the pound sterling by remaining part of a sterling zone?
call for papers for The Glasgow Human Rights Network presents: Human Rights in Uncertain Times: Global Lessons for and from Scotland.
By Professor Philip Schlesinger and Dr Alex Benchimol In the run-up to the independence referendum on 18 September, Scotland’s newspaper press is facing a double challenge. First, can print journalism adapt to the digital revolution, given a continuing decline in newspaper sales? Second, can the press perform its civic role in contributing to an increasingly…
Commentary on the White Paper setting out the SNP’s stall for an independent Scotland on a range of economic issues from the currency to fiscal policy.
Second of two workshops exploring the implications of a referendum for Scotland’s constitution
In this two part series, University of Glasgow Professor and Visiting Professor at LSE Philip Schlesinger, comments on the white paper on independence put forth by the Scottish Government. In this second post he examines the proposals for a new Scottish public broadcaster and regulatory arrangements, arguing that it is actually incremental change that is in question.