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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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Call for papers Joint Sessions workshop “Opposition Parties as Strategic Actors in Parliament”

Call for papers Joint Sessions workshop “Opposition Parties as Strategic Actors in Parliament”

The Standing Group on Parliaments has endorsed the workshop ‘Opposition Parties as Strategic Actors in Parliament’ at the ECPR Joint Sessions in Mons, 8-12 April 2019. This workshop is organised by Elisabetta De Giorgi and Gabriella Ilonszki. The full proposal description is available here. The deadline for paper proposals is 3 December 2018.

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.