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.  

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 Call for Panels (with Papers) and individual Papers for the 2016 ECPR General Conference

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 ECPR Joint Sessions 2016, Pisa. Workshop “Analyzing Organization in Parliaments: Causes and Consequences”

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 Call for Papers

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 Legislative studies at the IPSA World Congress 2016: Call for papers and closed panels

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 The Standing Group on Parliaments Steering Committee

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

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 LUISS Summer School on Parliamentary Democracy