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Workshop on „Legislators as Linkage in European Democracies“ (Rosie Campbell/Thomas Zittel) in Nikosia (April 2018) invites applications

Workshop on „Legislators as Linkage in European Democracies“ (Rosie Campbell/Thomas Zittel) in Nikosia (April 2018) invites applications

Workshop 12: „Legislators as Linkage in European Democracies“, 10 – 14 April 2018, Nikosia The workshop focuses on the responsiveness of legislators to social demands. We invite paper contributions that address related strategies, sources and effects from a comparative perspective. The workshop speaks to key questions that are addressed by many members of the Standing Group in their research.

RCLS / RC08 – LEGISLATIVE SPECIALISTS AT THE 25TH IPSA WORLD CONGRESS, JULY 21 – 26, 2018, IN BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA

RCLS / RC08 – LEGISLATIVE SPECIALISTS AT THE 25TH IPSA WORLD CONGRESS, JULY 21 – 26, 2018, IN BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA

RC08 will coordinate a number of panels at the next IPSA World Congress and welcome proposals. For information on rules, proposals and deadlines see the IPSA website: http://www.ipsa.org/world-congress-brisbane-2018 The call for proposals will open on 10 May 2017. Please make sure your proposal is related to RC08. Don’t hesitate to contact RC08 Program Chair hilmar.rommetvedt@iris.no for further information.

SGoP 4th General Conference Basel: Call for Panels and Papers

SGoP 4th General Conference Basel: Call for Panels and Papers

The Standing Group on Parliaments of the European Consortia for Political Research (ECPR) will host its 4th conference in Basel June 29th – July 1st 2017. This is an inspiring, very focused and extremely useful conference for all those interested in studying legislatures. There is no regional or methodological restriction.  4th Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments 29 June – 1st July 2017 in Basel On the heels of the successful conference in Munich, the ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments…

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Parliamentary accountability: Assessing the link between citizens and elites in national and supranational politics in Europe

Parliamentary accountability: Assessing the link between citizens and elites in national and supranational politics in Europe

Aims and scope: Parliaments play central roles in European political systems at both the national and supranational level. At the national level, they bring together the democratically elected representatives of the people, who to a greater or lesser degree seek to represent the interests of their constituents. At the supranational level, with the Lisbon treaty, the European Parliament has cemented itself as a central decision-making institution of the European Union. At both levels, parliaments have a significant hand in legislating,…

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Two new postgraduate programmes in political science at Carlos III, Madrid

Two new postgraduate programmes in political science at Carlos III, Madrid

Please take note of two new postgraduate programmes starting up next year at the University Carlos III, Madrid. For further information on both programmes see these links: http://ic3jm.es/masters/social-sciences/syllabus.aspx http://www.ic3jm.es/masters/analisis-politico-y-electoral/index.aspx Please feel free to pass this information along to your students.  

Call for Panels (with Papers) and individual Papers for the 2016 ECPR General Conference

Call for Panels (with Papers) and individual Papers for the 2016 ECPR General Conference

The 10th ECPR General Conference will be held from 7 -10 September 2016, at Charles University, Prague; the oldest institution of higher learning in Central Europe. The Standing Group on Parliaments is organising the Section Parliaments and Political Representation, and you can now submit your proposals for full Panels (which should include 3-5 Papers), and individual Papers. Further details can be found on the website. Panels (including 3-5 Papers) can be proposed here. Individual Papers can be found here. Guidelines…

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ECPR Joint Sessions 2016, Pisa. Workshop “Analyzing Organization in Parliaments: Causes and Consequences”

ECPR Joint Sessions 2016, Pisa. Workshop “Analyzing Organization in Parliaments: Causes and Consequences”

Tim Mickler (Leiden University) and Shane Martin (University of Leicester) are directing a Workshop on “Analyzing Organization in Parliaments: Causes and Consequences” as part of the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Pisa, April 25-29th, 2016. Workshops are closed gatherings of around 20 participants, which last for about five days. We aim to bring together a group of scholars working on the politics of legislative organization (and in particular, but not exclusively, on legislative committees). We are interested in papers that theorize processes…

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Call for Papers

Call for Papers

Workshop organised by PADEMIA / Centre d’études européennes / LIEEP on Strengthening Parliaments through Institutional Engineering Paris, 3 – 4 December 2015 Location: Sciences Po, Paris Conveners: Selma Bendjaballah, Olivier Rozenberg, Guillaume Tusseau (Sciences Po) Proposals to be sent before October 15th 2015 to olivier.rozenberg@sciencespo.fr Part of the costs are covered for PADEMIA institutions members For details on the workshop please see here.

Legislative studies at the IPSA World Congress 2016: Call for papers and closed panels

Legislative studies at the IPSA World Congress 2016: Call for papers and closed panels

The Research Committee of Legislative Specialists (RC08 / RCLS) will organize a number of panels at the IPSA World Congress in Istanbul, Turkey, July 23 – 28, 2016. The deadline for open panel proposals has passed, but here are the key dates for paper and closed panel proposals: August 7, 2015: Accepted open panels are listed online and the call for papers opens. October 7, 2015: Deadline to submit paper proposals for open panels. For details see: http://istanbul2016.ipsa.org/events/congress/istanbul2016/submit-paper October 7,…

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Save the date, SGoP Conference, 30 June to 2 July 2016, Munich

Save the date, SGoP Conference, 30 June to 2 July 2016, Munich

We are happy to announce that the next Standing Group on Parliaments’ conference will take place from 30 June to 2 July 2016 at the LMU in Munich. We will follow up with details on applications and deadlines, but for now please just take note of these dates. We are grateful to Klaus Goetz and David Willumsen for offering to host the conference and look forward to a productive and fun gathering.  

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