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Summer School on Parliaments in Lisbon 2019

Participants and lecturers at the Summer School on Parliaments in Lisbon report a great edition of the Standing Group’s summer school.  World-class scholars came to the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, to deliver amazing lectures. We had Ken Shepsle, Diana O’Brien, George Tsebelis, Kaare Strøm, Shane Martin, Jonathan Slapin, Amie Kreppel, Thomas Saalfeld, Summer School on Parliaments in Lisbon 2019

Conference ‘Advances in the Empirical and Theoretical Study of Parliaments’

The ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments and the University of Konstanz are pleased to announce the conference on Advances in the Empirical and Theoretical Study of Parliaments. The conference will take place in Konstanz, Germany, from 26 to 28 September 2019. Keynote speakers are Kristin Kanthak (University of Pittsburgh), Georg Vanberg (Duke University), and Alan Conference ‘Advances in the Empirical and Theoretical Study of Parliaments’

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 Call for papers – Standing Group on Parliaments Conference 2019

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

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

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

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

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.