CWPS-WISERD Co-Director appointed to Independent Commission on the Constitutional Future of Wales

An expert on territorial and constitutional politics from Aberystwyth University has been appointed Commissioner to the new Independent Commission on the Constitutional Future of Wales. Dr Anwen Elias, CWPS-WISERD Co-Director and Reader in Politics in the Department of International Politics, was among the nine appointed individuals announced by the Counsel General and Minister for the…

A National Conversation on Wales’s Constitutional Future

In the latest edition of The Welsh Agenda, CWPS-WISERD Co-Director Dr Anwen Elias, CWPS Executive Board member Matthew Jarvis, Mike Corcoran and Noreen Blanluet discuss what a national conversation on Wales’s constitutional future should look like.  The discussion is based on the Constitutional Futures project which is based in Aberystwyth University and is led by…
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‘Nawr yw’r amser cywir i ddechrau trafod dyfodol Cymru yn y Deyrnas Unedig’

‘Now is the right time to start discussing the future of Wales in the United Kingdom’  CWPS Co-director and Principal Investigator of the Constitutional Futures project Dr. Anwen Elias is interviewed by Golwg360 on the future of Wales.  Read the interview here: https://golwg.360.cymru/newyddion/gwleidyddiaeth/2068664-nawr-amser-cywir-ddechrau-trafod-dyfodol-cymru
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Wales is having a rethink about its place in the UK – could it lead the way for everyone else?

Wales is having a rethink about its place in the UK – could it lead the way for everyone else? Anwen Elias, Aberystwyth University and Matt Wall, Swansea University Can the United Kingdom survive Brexit? This remains one of the great unanswered questions of our time. Politically, two major narratives have dominated. The first is that…

Showing true colours: the changing politics of race equality in Wales

Racial equality in Wales was the focus for the 2021 Centre for Welsh Politics and Society Annual Lecture that over 200 people watched live on Zoom this week. The lecture, Showing true colours: the changing politics of race equality in Wales, was presented by Professor Charlotte Williams OBE, Chair of the recent Welsh Government Working Group…

Launch of Centre for Welsh Politics and Society at Aberystwyth University

On Monday 28 November the Centre for Welsh Politics and Society (CWPS) was launched at Aberystwyth University. This new interdisciplinary research centre aims to develop an understanding of contemporary politics and society in Wales, and contribute to the public and policy debates on a range of issues. The centre aims to achieve its objectives through…