Multi Level Governance: Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland In Europe

Multi Level Governance: Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland In Europe
  • Date: Tuesday 19 February 2013
  • Time: 09:00 - 16:30
  • Location: GCU
  • For: Invited guests

The event is supported by Glasgow Caledonian University, JUC Public Administration Committee, and Political Studies Association.

Please register for the event to avoid disappointment as places are limited.


9.00 – 9.15      Registration


Session1          Opening Session (chair: Duncan McTavish, Glasgow Caledonian University)


9.20 -9.30        Welcome Address.  John Wilson, Executive Dean, Glasgow School for Business and Society

9.30 -10.00      Keynote Speaker - Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s Deputy First Minister

10.00 -10.15    Q&A

10.15-10.45     Tea / Coffee

10.45 -11.15    Multi Level Governance and the Courts: A Comparative Perspective of Judicial Review of

                           Devolution and Federations.  Matt Qvortrup, Cranfield University

11.15 -11.45    Comparative Perspective: Europe and the UK. Edoardo Ongaro, Northumbria University

11.45 -12.15    Q&A

12.15 -13.00    Lunch


Session 2         Multi Level Governance and Devolved Polities (chair: Karen Johnston Miller, GCU)


13.00 -14.15    Scotland. Paul Cairney (Aberdeen University)

                           Wales. Laura McAllister (Liverpool University)

                           Northern Ireland. Colin Knox (University of Ulster)


14.15 -14.30    Q&A


Session 3         Multi Level Governance: Local and Other Perspectives (chair: Margaret Arnott, GCU)


14.30 -15.15    Local Governance. John Fenwick (Northumbria University)

                           Philanthropy and Multi Level Governance. Tobias Jung (Cass Business School)

15.15 -15.30    Q&A

15.30 -15.45    Coffee / Tea


Session 4         Summative Session (chair: Claire Dunlop, Exeter University)


15.45 -16.15    Multi Level Governance: Critical Perspectives. Andrew Massey, Exeter University

16.15 -16.30    Closing Remarks. Joyce Liddle, Chair JUC Public Administration Committee