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Gerry Hassan and James Mitchell

Gerry Hassan and James Mitchell

Gerry Hassan is a writer, commentator and thinker about Scotland, the UK, politics and ideas. Hailed by the Sunday Herald as ‘Scotland’s main public intellectual’, Gerry has written and edited a dozen books in the last decade on Scotland and the wider world: from the setting up of the Parliament, to its record, policy, in-depth studies of the Labour Party and SNP, and looking at how we imagine the future. Gerry’s activities include facilitating events and discussions to bring people together in Scotland and across the world. Read more at www.gerryhassan.com.

James Mitchell has been Professor of Politics at the University of Strathclyde since 2000, having previously been Professor of Politics at the University of Sheffield. His main research interests are in territorial politics, looking in particular at the politics of nationalism and regionalism, the territorial impact of public policy and multi-level government and devolution. He has published extensively on Scottish Politics and devolution. He has made numerous media contributions including commentating on the 1997 general election for BBC Radio Scotland and the 1997 Scottish devolution referendum for Radio Scotland/Four.