Projects

The Centre for Federal Studies at the University of Kent

The James Madison Charitable Trust (JMCT) played a major part in the creation of the Centre for Federal Studies (CFS) at the University of Kent. The Trust was involved in the planning and committed substantial resources initially for a period of five years and subsequently extended. The Centre was launched...

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Federalism – Artists and Writers

Research into, information about, discussion of FEDERALISM is usually seen at the preserve of politicians, political scientists, economists, legal experts. However, ideas about federal solutions to ongoing problems – particularly in Europe – have also over the years attracted the attention of writers and artists, especially musicians. Amongst the publications...

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James Madison Charitable Trust (JMCT) & Local Government Information Unit (LGIU)

JMCT is giving financial support to an LGIU project looking at the current context for, and challenges facing, Local Government. A series of seminars – involving local authority leading members and senior officers and external specialists - is considering current major issues. These involve inter alia:- i. Relationship between Westminster...

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Central Banks in Federal Systems

A project by members of the Banking and Monetary Committee of the Global Policy Institute London, managed by Professor Sam Whimster, is assessing the relative effectiveness of the US Federal Reserve Bank in comparison to the European Central Bank. The project takes as its assumption that federal political systems are...

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Contemporary European Studies

A project by the University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES), managed by their chair, Prof Helen Drake. (more)...

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