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Summer School on Parliaments in Lisbon 2019

Summer School on Parliaments in Lisbon 2019

Participants and lecturers at the Summer School on Parliaments in Lisbon report a great edition of the Standing Group’s summer school.  World-class scholars came to the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, to deliver amazing lectures. We had Ken Shepsle, Diana O’Brien, George Tsebelis, Kaare Strøm, Shane Martin, Jonathan Slapin, Amie Kreppel, Thomas Saalfeld, and D.J. Flynn! We thank the local organizers, Jorge Fernandes and Edalina Sanches, for their great energy in organizing this year’s summer school and congratulate…

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Conference ‘Advances in the Empirical and Theoretical Study of Parliaments’

Conference ‘Advances in the Empirical and Theoretical Study of Parliaments’

The ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments and the University of Konstanz are pleased to announce the conference on Advances in the Empirical and Theoretical Study of Parliaments. The conference will take place in Konstanz, Germany, from 26 to 28 September 2019. Keynote speakers are Kristin Kanthak (University of Pittsburgh), Georg Vanberg (Duke University), and Alan E. Wiseman (Vanderbilt University). The conference will feature three parallel workshops. Each of the workshops will be accompanied by one of the keynote speakers: 1….

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Over 75 scholars attended Standing Group Conference in Leiden

Over 75 scholars attended Standing Group Conference in Leiden

Our Standing Group conference took place at the University of Leiden from 27 to 29 June 2019. Over 75 participants visited the Dutch parliament and enjoyed two days of interesting papers and a friendly atmosphere. We thank the local organizing committee (Rudy Andeweg, Tom Louwerse, Tim Mickler & Cynthia van Vonno) and all participants for contributing to this event. The next Standing Group conference will be held in Paris, 2-3 July 2021. Olivier Rozenberg will lead the local organizing team.

Call for papers – Standing Group on Parliaments Conference 2019

Call for papers – Standing Group on Parliaments Conference 2019

The Standing Group on Parliaments of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) will host its 5th conference in Leiden Thursday, June 27th – Saturday, June 29th 2019. This is an inspiring, focused and extremely useful conference for all those interested in studying legislatures. There is no regional or methodological restriction. 5th Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments 27-29 June 2019 Leiden University The conference will bring together senior and junior scholars of the field. Away from the hectic bustle of large-scale conferences, it…

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