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 E. Wiseman (Vanderbilt University). The conference will feature three parallel workshops. Each of the workshops will be accompanied by one of the keynote speakers: 1….
Our Standing Group conference took place at the University of Leiden from 27 to 29 June 2019. Over 75 participants visited the Dutch parliament and enjoyed two days of interesting papers and a friendly atmosphere. We thank the local organizing committee (Rudy Andeweg, Tom Louwerse, Tim Mickler & Cynthia van Vonno) and all participants for contributing to this event. The next Standing Group conference will be held in Paris, 2-3 July 2021. Olivier Rozenberg will lead the local organizing team.