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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.  

The Standing Group on Parliaments Steering Committee

The Standing Group on Parliaments Steering Committee

Dear members, The new SGoP Steering Committee includes the following members: Amie Kreppel (University of Florida) Christian Stecker (Mannheim Center for European Social Research) Tamaki Ohmura (ETH Zurich) Thomas Saalfeld (University of Bamberg) Tom Louwerse (Trinity College Dublin) Withing the next weeks the committee will determine areas of responsibility for its members in line with SGoP constitution.

Call for panel submissions for the IPSA World Congress, Istanbul, 23-28 July 2016

Call for panel submissions for the IPSA World Congress, Istanbul, 23-28 July 2016

The Research Committee of Legislative Specialists (RC08 / RCLS) will coordinate a number of panels at the IPSA World Congress. The call for panel submissions is now open. See here for details: http://www.ipsa.org/news/news/call-submissions-world-congress-2016-now-openlappel-%C3%A0-contributions-pour-le-prochain-congr The RC08 session will include panels on all aspects of legislatures and parliamentary government. There are two types of panels: Open panels submitted without papers and open to paper abstract submissions, and Closed panels which are pre-organized and complete panels including 4-6 papers. Please make sure that…

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LUISS Summer School on Parliamentary Democracy

LUISS Summer School on Parliamentary Democracy

Summer School “Parliaments of Europe: Foreign Policy and Democracy Promotion” LUISS, Rome, 14-25 July 2015 Globalization, the growth of international relations, and ongoing regional integration processes have called Parliaments in Europe (national parliaments and the European Parliament) to adjust their traditional functions, organization and role to deal with these phenomena. These parliaments have increasingly strengthened their oversight role on foreign policy and to promote democracy at an international level. While, especially in Europe, this new international dimension of parliamentary activity…

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