Monthly Archives: July 2016

Follow the Protest: Exploring the Limits and Torsions of Collaborative Governance in Nantes

In this post Steven Griggs, David Howarth and Andrés Feandeiro  report the findings from the exploratory research in Nantes, carried out as part of the collaborative governance under austerity project, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Urban Transformations Network, and led … Continue reading

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Governing Austerity in Melbourne

In this post Hayley Henderson, Brendan Gleeson and Helen Sullivan report the findings from the exploratory research in Melbourne, carried out as part of the collaborative governance under austerity project, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Urban Transformations Network, and led by … Continue reading

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The Spanish Elections 26J: an incomplete transformation

In this post, Ricard Gomà reflects on the implications of the Spanish general election held on June 26, 2016. Ricard is professor of political science at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and has also had a distinguished career in Spanish and Catalan politics. He … Continue reading

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Governing Austerity in Montreal

In this post,  Gregoire Autin reports the findings from the exploratory research in Montreal, carried out as part of the collaborative governance under austerity project, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Urban Transformations Network, and led by Prof. Jonathan Davies. In … Continue reading

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Austerity and Human Rights in Leicester

Following the UN’s condemnation of UK austerity policies, Adrian Bua reports on the impact of that these are having in Leicester, based on exploratory research carried out as part of the collaborative governance under austerity project. A recent report by … Continue reading

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The EU Referendum and the ailings of contemporary democracy

In this post Adrian Bua argues that Brexit highlights fundamental failures in contemporary British democracy. Democracy was a key element of the debate around whether the UK should exit or remain in the EU. One of the main criticisms of the EU … Continue reading

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Governing Austerity in Dublin

This post outlines the main findings from the first round of research carried out by Dr Niamh Gaynor and Dr Eamonn McConnon in Dublin as part of the Collaborative Governance under Austerity project. It forms part of a series of blogs from … Continue reading

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A European in Leicester: a poem on Brexit

In this post Hulya Oztel shares a poem she wrote after the Brexit vote, capturing how she feels as a French citizen working and living in the UK. Channel I did not know I cared for the Channel that much, … Continue reading

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