‘ROBERT ELGIE’ PRIZE

‘ROBERT ELGIE’ PRIZE

  The ‘Robert Elgie‘ Best Paper Prize, of the ECPR SG Presidential Politics, will be awarded to the best paper on presidential politics presented to the General Conference of the ECPR. Robert Clyde Elgie (23 April 1965 – 14 July 2019) was the Paddy Moriarty Professor of Government and International Studies at Dublin City University. He was elected a Member of the Royal Irish Academy in 2017. His contribution to comparative politics was considerable. His work covered a range of subfields including the study of political institutions, French politics,…

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The 2019 ECPR General Conference is approaching!

The 2019 ECPR General Conference is approaching!

Dear Colleagues and Friends, our annual business meeting at the ECPR General Conference in Wrocław will take place on Wednesday 4 September from 17:00-18:00 (room C403). The meeting offers a great opportunity to discuss our future plans, meet other Group members and present Tapio Raunio and Thomas Sedelius’ new book: ʿSemi-Presidential Policy Making in Europe: Executive Coordination and Political Leadership. Please join us and bring your ideas, comments, suggestions! For any questions, please contact us at presidentialpolitics.ecpr@gmail.com

Professor Robert Elgie

Professor Robert Elgie

It is with grief and sadness that we have learned of the death of Prof. Robert Elgie. A leading scholar, a great colleague, a good friend. His unique dedication to the systemic study of institutions on political outcomes, with a particular focus on semi-presidential political systems, political leadership and French politics will continue to inspire us. Our deepest condolences to his family.

‘Robert Elgie’ Best Paper Prize

‘Robert Elgie’ Best Paper Prize

The prize is awarded annually to the best paper presented at each year’s ECPR General Conference. The winner receives €250 and the deadline for nominations is September 20 2019. The winning paper is selected by chairs, discussants and participants of the Standing Group from a full ECPR member institution. After the General Conference the Chairs and Discussants should email members of the Steering Committee with the name of the paper author, paper number and title in question. To be eligible for consideration for the prize,…

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Business meeting at the ECPR General Conference in Wrocław

Business meeting at the ECPR General Conference in Wrocław

The annual business meeting of the ECPR Standing Group on Presidential Politics will take place on Wednesday 4 September from 17:00-18:00, in room C 403. The meeting will be an occasion to review the actvities undertaken by the SG from September 2018 to Semptember 2019, plan with you the next projects, determine the future direction of the group and, above all, to present Tapio Raunio and Thomas Sedelius’ new book: ʿSemi-Presidential Policy Making in Europe: Executive Coordination and Political Leadershipʾ (Palgrave Studies in Presidential Politics) We…

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2019 ECPR General Conference

2019 ECPR General Conference

During the next ECPR General Conference 2019, which will be held at the University of Wrocław, Poland, from 4 – 7 September, our Section (50):  “Presidentialism, Semipresidentialism, Parliamentarism and Democracy – Reconsidered?”  will endorse panels on the following topics: •  Democracy, Autocracy, and Paternal Presidentialism in Post-Soviet States P084 Panel Chair: Mara Morini          Panel Co-Chair: Marina Glaser      Panel Discussant: Gabriele Natalizia Time 04/09/2019 13:00 Location Building: (Building C) Faculty of Law, Administration & Economics Floor: 4th floor Room:…

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BERLIN SUMMER SCHOOL IN SOCIAL SCIENCE

BERLIN SUMMER SCHOOL IN SOCIAL SCIENCE

Linking Theory and Empirical Research Berlin, July 15 – 25, 2019 We are delighted to announce the 9th Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences. The summer school aims at supporting young researchers by strengthening their ability in linking theory and empirical research. The two-week program creates an excellent basis for the development of their current research designs. In the first week, the key methodological challenges of concept-building, causation/explanation, and micro-macro linkage that occur in almost all research efforts will be…

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ECPR General Conference 2019 – Update

ECPR General Conference 2019 – Update

This year’s General Conference will take place at the University of Wrocław, Poland, from 4 – 7 September. The deadline for Paper and Panel proposals is midnight UK time on Monday 18 February, so there is still time to submit a proposal to our approved Section. You can read the guidelines for submitting Panel and Paper proposals here.   Registration for the event will open on Monday 1 April, and funding applications will open shortly after so any SG members from ECPR member institutions may be…

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Submit your Panels and Papers to the ECPR General Conference 2019

Submit your Panels and Papers to the ECPR General Conference 2019

Excellent news from the ECPR! Our Section ““Presidentialism, Semipresidentialism, Parliamentarism and Democracy – Reconsidered?” has been accepted to the 2019 General Conference at the University of Wrocław. You can view our Section details here. Panels (with 4-5 Papers) and individual Papers can be submitted from 5th December. The following links will then become live: ·Click here to propose a Panel with Papers ·Click here to propose an individual Paper Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to your contributions and to…

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Renew your membership

Renew your membership

We would like to advise that the next biennial Standing Group membership renewal will take place on 31 December. As such, all members of the Standing Group “Presidential Politics” will be able to renew their membership from 1 December by following the steps below.   Log in to your MyECPR account Select My ECPR from the top right-hand menu Select My Groups from the drop-down list Select the ‘Renew Membership’ option next to the name of our Standing Group  …

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