Posts Tagged ‘United Kingdom’

The Women We See … and don’t see

Last year marked the centenary of the passing of the Representation of the People Act, extending to the right to vote for the first time to (some) women in the UK and Ireland (it would be another ten years until universal suffrage was introduced). To mark this anniversary, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, launched […]

By Siobhán McKenna, on February 14th, 2019 at 11:55

Brexit proofing Irish cities: buidling resilience through URBACT

As Phase 2 of Brexit talks look set to begin in early 2018, and as the UK strives to agree a new trade deal with the EU, it is timely to take stock of the challenges and risks which will confront Irish cities in the coming year and beyond as a result of the UKs […]

By Mark Boyle, on December 14th, 2017 at 15:26

Brexit culture

One month after Five UK cities submitted their bids to become European Capital of Culture 2023, the announcement by the European Commission, on November 23, that UK cities cannot be eligible has created a small storm in the UK’s Brexit teacup. Here is why Peter Ramsden considers that UK cities risk being sidelined in European policy making. […]

By Peter Ramsden, on December 11th, 2017 at 10:09