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 … The Standing Group on Parliaments Steering Committee
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 … Call for panel submissions for the IPSA World Congress, Istanbul, 23-28 July 2016
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 … LUISS Summer School on Parliamentary Democracy
Time and place: June 8, 2015 09:00 AM – June 9, 2015 05:30 PM, Oslo Deadline: March 15, 2015 For details see conference page
The Standing Group adopted a new constitution following the meeting of its members at the ECPR General Conference in Glasgow, September 2014. You can read the constitution here: Constitution Standing Group on Parliaments 2014
Since the onset of the European integration process, national parliaments have been continuously adjusting their traditional functions, organization and role. The increasing influence of EU policy-making in the domestic arena − usually labelled as Europeanisation − redefined the scope and limits of national legislation, as well as the structure of political competition. Parliaments have been … Summer School on “Parliamentary Democracy in Europe – The Europeanisation of National Parliaments”, Rome, 14-25 July 2014
There are still spaces available for the 3rd Summer School on Parliaments 2014 in Brussels! This is a great opportunity for graduate students and junior researchers to learn from and meet established scholars from the field of legislative studies. More details on the schedule, accommodations and application procedure here.
We are pleased to announce an international workshop on The Importance of Constitutions in Uppsala 16-17 June 2014, a few days before the Swedish midsummer celebrations. A first meeting on the topic was arranged in Istanbul in October 2013. This time too, we invite papers discussing parliamentarism, representation and voting rights from a constitutional perspective. We expect … The Importance of Constitutions II: Parliamentarism, Representation and Voting Rights
We invite applications for the Standing Group’s Summer School in Brussels, 9-18 September 2014. Please see find the details on the programme, accommodation and application procedure here. This summer school should be of special interest for doctoral students and junior scholars with research interests in the areas of parliamentary and legislative studies. In addition, the … Call for Applications Summer School on Parliaments 2014 in Brussels
The Standing Group on Parliaments invites you to submit your proposals for panels and individual papers for the Conference on ‘Parliaments and Parliamentarians – Evolution and Change in Challenging Times’ at University of Vienna 26–28 June 2014. For more information see the Standing Group’s website section on Conferences. Deadline for all proposals is 15 April 2014.