The Mile End Institute calls upon Queen Mary’s rich academic expertise in the fields of contemporary history and politics to bring a longer view to bear on policy issues.
The Mile End Institute brought together key academics and campaigners from both sides of the EU referendum debate to discuss the role of sovereignty in Britain's relationship with Europe. Read more.
This project, in partnership with the Centre on Constitutional Change, analyses the implementation of the English Votes for English Laws initiative and its potential impact on the UK’s territorial structures. Read more.
We explored the historical context for the current debate on the UK’s membership of the EU in a one-day conference bringing together high profile academics, politicians and policymakers, including the Minister for Europe. Read more.
This series of workshops and seminars maps new directions in the study of British Government and politics of the recent past. The project focuses on oral history, the digital archive and the media. Read more.
In partnership with the Local Government Information Unit, we are undertaking an innovative analysis of the devolution of powers to Greater Manchester, examining the impact on local decision making of this radical policy experiment. Read more.
- Infrastructures for Impact: Community-University Partnerships in the UK and USA [PDF 1.06MB]
- Britain and the European Union: Lessons from History [PDF 176KB]
- English Identity and Radical Politics [PDF 2,387KB]
- English Votes for English Laws Report [PDF 1,728KB]
The Cabinet Secretaries
The Mile End Group explored the uniquely British institution of the Cabinet Secretary. A series of interviews with Cabinet Secretaries past and present unravels the mystery of how that position’s power is exercised.
Find out more at cabinetsecretaries.com