British Idealism and Collingwood Centre
The Collingwood Centre was established in 1994 at the University of Wales, Swansea, with the aim of promoting and encouraging research into the life and philosophy of R. G. Collingwood and moved to Cardiff University in 2000, broadened it remit to encompass British Idealism and became a Cardiff University Research Centre.
Wales Governance Centre
The Wales Governance Centre was inaugurated in February 1999 as a Cardiff University Research Centre and functions as a centre for scholarly research and practical advice on legal and political matters relating to the National Assembly for Wales, most notably the political, legal and public policy significance of the Government of Wales Act 2006.
Centre for Ideology Critique and Žižek Studies
The Centre examines ideology formations on three levels – doctrines, institutions and rituals – by employing conceptual frameworks which take into account the limitations of classical ideology critique for contemporary analyses.
Institute for the Study of Visual Cultures
The Institute for the Study of Visual Cultures (IVC) brings together research-based activities on European and world film; photography, video installation and other media; text and image studies; and visual culture and ideology studies
Centre for Modern German History
The Cardiff Centre for Modern German History (CCMGH) is a collaborative venture between the School and the School of History and Archaeology. It adopts a broad definition of its remit, covering original research into all aspects of the history and culture of German-speaking central Europe since 1750, including its art and literature.
ESRC Doctoral Training Centre
This development pathway has been promoted to address what ESRC has identified as an area in which there is a research-capacity shortage. It is based on a growing collaboration between Cardiff and Swansea that significantly enhances the Wales DTC’s capacity to deliver high-quality research training in this field.
Jean Monnet Centre
The Centre for European Law and Governance (CELAG) is an interdisciplinary research centre that brings together the extensive expertise on EU studies present in six schools of the University. CELAG has been recognised by the European Commission as a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence.