We would like to remind you that all authors whose papers have been accepted for the “Presidents’ Role in Policy-making and Government Performance” Section (S50) at the 11th ECPR General Conference in Oslo (6 – 9 September 2017) must register and pay the conference fees by midnight UK time on Wednesday, May 17.
This year, the Section has welcomed panels on the following topics:
- Coordination Mechanisms for Policy-Making in Semi-Presidential and Presidential Regimes P072.
Panel Chair: Thomas Sedelius Panel Discussant: Svitlana Cherykh
- Mode of Election or Powers? Presidents and Regime Types in Central Europe P232
Panel Chair: Michal Kubát Panel Discussant: Petr Kopechy
- Non-partisan Presidents in Representative Democracies P251
Panel Chair: Gianluca Passarelli Panel Discussant: Thomas Sedelius
- Policy-making and Cohabitation in Semi-presidential Democracies P278
Panel Chair: Cristina Bucur Panel Discussant: Cristina Bucur
- Presidents and Legislation: Policy-making and the Consequences of Presidential Veto Power P301
Panel Chair: Philipp Köker Panel Discussant: Philipp Köker
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We would like to invite you to submit individual papers or full panels (4-5 papers) for the “Presidents’ Role in Policy-making and Government Performance” Section (S50) at the 11th General Conference which will take place on 6-9 September 2017 at the University of Oslo.
The Section, supported by the Standing Group on Presidential Politics, will set up a number of panels and papers on the president’s role in relation to policy making and government performance. It primarily seeks Panels with a comparative outline that include presidential, semi-presidential and/or parliamentary regimes focusing on the role and mechanisms of presidents and policy making.
Please also note that you do not need to belong to an ECPR member institution in order to participate in the General Conference. All you need is to sign up for a MyECPR account.
The deadline for paper submission is 15th February 2017. You can submit your paper proposals (max. 150 word abstracts) via the ECPR website. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to your contributions and to seeing you all at the General Conference later on next year.