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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 Publication: An Interlude of Agreement? A Reassessment of the Conference on Devolution’s ‘Consensus’ on Powers

26 February 2015

A new article by one of the Centre’s PhD students, Adam Evans, has today been published as early access online in Contemporary British History. The article, titled, “An Interlude of Agreement? A Reassessment of the Conference on Devolution’s ‘Consensus …

A week of lectures at the Wales Governance Centre ahead of St David’s Day

23 February 2015

In the week leading up to St David’s Day, the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University will be hosting a series of lectures with prominent figures in Welsh political life. First up on Tuesday evening (24 February 2015), as part of the Centre’s Wal …

Wales in Westminster Series: Shadow Secretary of State for Wales to call for a new partnership based on mutual respect between Westminster and Welsh Government

12 February 2015

Owen Smith MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, will tonight (Thursday 12 February 2015) call for a new era of partnership, respect and equality between the Westminster and Welsh governments. The lecture, which is being hosted by the Wales Governan …

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