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The Wales Governance Centre is a Cardiff University research centre undertaking innovative research into all aspects of the law, politics, government and political economy of Wales, as well the wider UK and European contexts of territorial governance. A key objective of the WGC is to facilitate and encourage informed public debate of key developments in Welsh governance not only through its research, but also through events and postgraduate teaching.The Centre is sponsored and supported by Cardiff University’s Law School and the Department of Politics and International Relations, while also collaborating with scholars from across the University. The WGC enjoys formal ties with both WISERD and the Institute of Welsh Affairs while also maintaining close cooperative relationships with colleagues in other institutions across Wales, the UK, Europe and beyond.

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New podcast: Wales Governance Centre debates the new Draft Wales Bill

22 October 2015

Here’s the latest edition of the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University Podcast. In this edition, the Centre’s Director Professor Richard Wyn Jones talks to the lawyers Manon George (Wales Governance Centre) and Emyr Lewis (Senior Partner for Wa …

New project to be launched to examine Wales’ relations with the EU ahead of forthcoming referendum

14 October 2015

A brand new project being launched tonight (Wednesday 14 October 2015) will address the role of Wales within the European Union in the context of the forthcoming in-out EU referendum.   Based on independent, rigorous, high quality academic research, th …

Storify of the London launch of “Delivering a Reserved Powers Model of Devolution for Wales”

07 October 2015

On the evening of Monday 5 October 2015, the Wales Governance Centre and the Constitution Unit at UCL launched our joint report, “Delivering a Reserved Powers Model of Devolution for Wales” in London. The full Storify, which includes tweets and reflect …

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