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Attendees at 2018's ASAUK conference at the University of Birmingham.

Major African Studies Conference to be hosted in Wales

14 November 2019

Cardiff University will be hosting an international African Studies conference in 2020, the first time that this conference is being held in Wales.

Canon Law professors attend private audience with Pope

30 October 2019

This September, two members of the School of Law and Politics’ Centre for Law and Religion attended a private audience with Pope Francis in Rome.

Reignite a passion for politics

4 September 2019

Are you thinking about returning to education after some time away? If you’re over 18 and have a keen interest in Welsh, UK and International politics our pathway to a degree in politics and international relations might be just what you’re looking for.

Professor Norman Doe and Professor Mark Hill (centre) pictured with Christopher Jones (Solicitor, Harris and Harris, and a Cardiff law graduate), and Very Revd Dr John Davies, Dean of Wells Cathedral

Wells Cathedral welcomes Law and Religion professors for Bekynton lecture

27 August 2019

This July, Mark Hill, QC, Honorary Professor at Cardiff and a leading member of the Centre for Law and Religion at the School of Law and Politics, delivered the second in the series of Bekynton Lectures on Law and Religion at Wells Cathedral.

Law Professor meets Presiding Bishop of Norway

23 July 2019

This June, Professor Norman Doe had a private meeting with The Most Revd Helga Haugland Byfuglien, Presiding Bishop of the Bishops' Conference of the Church of Norway.

Money and graph

Shortfall in public finances in Wales due to lower revenues, report finds

2 July 2019

Fiscal gap demonstrates regional imbalance in the UK, academics say

Nurse

Share of Welsh workforce in the public sector reaches historic low

19 June 2019

Report reveals effects of budget cuts on employment

Canon Law Professor meets with Pope Francis

12 June 2019

This April, Professor of Canon Law, Norman Doe travelled to Rome to meet with Pope Francis.

Person in handcuffs

Lack of support for vulnerable adults in police custody

3 June 2019

Cardiff University academic evaluates ‘appropriate adult’ safeguard

Cardiff Reader speaks at African Blue Economy workshop

1 June 2019

A School of Law and Politics Reader was invited to South Africa this May to deliver two expert presentations at Africa’s Deep Seabed Resources (ADSR) Workshop.

Law Society prize for senior lecturer

28 May 2019

Cardiff and District Law Society has named David Dixon, Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University’s School of Law, Politics and International Relations, as the recipient of the Simon Mumford Memorial Award 2019.

Miscarriage of Justice campaign hosts conference in Cardiff

17 May 2019

Miscarriages of justice took centre stage this March at a conference held at the School of Law and Politics.

Cardiff Law students pictured here with Gloria Morrison, one of the co-founders of JENGbA

Cardiff students present at Joint Enterprise conference

30 April 2019

A group of Cardiff law students recently presented at a conference dedicated to Joint Enterprise law.

Cardiff Law Professor launches book in London symposium

16 April 2019

A symposium to test the hypothesis of a Cardiff Law Professor’s latest book was held this April in London.

Canon Law expert meets with Head of the Greek Orthodox Church

10 April 2019

A School of Law and Politics Professor has recently attended a private meeting with Head of the Greek Orthodox Church worldwide.

Roger Awan-Scully award

Cardiff University academic honoured for mentoring excellence

13 March 2019

Professor Roger Awan-Scully picks up prestigious national award

Council Tax

Taxpayers in Wales are paying more money for fewer services, according to report

7 February 2019

Wales Governance Centre reveals cost of challenges faced by local authorities in wake of austerity

Law Library

New series on leading works in Law launched

31 January 2019

The first book in a new collection, Leading Works in Law has been published and includes chapters by School of Law and Politics staff.

Woman discussing image displayed on whiteboard

Sport matters

28 January 2019

Governance and sport masterclass from Professor of Public Policy

Inside a modern prison

Wales imprisonment rate highest in Western Europe

16 January 2019

New Justice Report issued by the Wales Governance Centre