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There are around five million people in Scotland. On the 18th of September 2014, Scotland will be given the chance to answer a profound and seemingly simple question: Should Scotland become an independent country? However, there are many complex questions associated with the debate on independence. The University of Dundee gives the independence debate the platform of Five Million Questions, on which to address the nation's concerns over Scotland's constitutional future through a series of lectures and activities.

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The Referendum: Taking Stock

Tuesday 07, October 2014

Three weeks after the referendum, Prof Chris Whatley, Scottish historian and author of the acclaimed The Scots and the Union: Then and Now (2014), will reflect…

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From the blog

Laying constitutional ghosts to rest

This morning the Scottish Conservatives became the last of the three Unionist parties to unveil their proposals for greater devolution in the event of a ‘No’ vote this September. Until…

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Scotland in Europe

Suddenly European issues are looming large in political discourse, but then elections to the European Parliament – to which Scotland sends six MEPs – will be taking place in less than a month’s…

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New Video - Independence - a Risk or an Opportunity for Business?

This panel event brings together some of the most prominent business commentators from both sides of the referendum debate. How is the referendum impacting business now and what will the result mean…

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