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Month: October 2017

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If you would like to join the Standing Group on Presidential Politics, you will first need to create a MyECPR account at: https://ecpr.eu/ This only takes a few minutes. You do not need to be from an ECPR member institution to do so. Then, click on the following link, and select ‘Join Standing Group’: https://ecpr.eu/StandingGroups/StandingGroupsList.aspx If you are from an ECPR member institution your membership to the SG is automatic. If you are from a non-member institution we will need…

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T. Power and R. Elgie’s Workshop: “Institutional Power and Interbranch Coordination: Managing Executive-Legislative Relations in Presidential and Semi-Presidential Democracies”

T. Power and R. Elgie’s Workshop: “Institutional Power and Interbranch Coordination: Managing Executive-Legislative Relations in Presidential and Semi-Presidential Democracies”

The SG Presidential Politics is supporting the workshop entitled “Institutional Power and Interbranch Coordination: Managing Executive-Legislative  Relations in Presidential and Semi-Presidential Democracies” and organised by Timothy Power and Robert Elgie at the ECPR Joint Sessions in Nicosia, Cyprus, from 10-15 April 2018. The workshop description is here: https://ecpr.eu/Events/PanelDetails.aspx?PanelID=6806&EventID=112 The Call for Proposals is open and the deadline is December 6th, 2017. The workshop can include from 16-20 paper proposals, with two or three coming from non-ECPR institutions. We would be pleased if you would consider…

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Winner Best paper Prize 2017

Winner Best paper Prize 2017

The Committee of the Standing Group “Presidential Politics” is very pleased to announce that the Best Paper Prize 2017 edition has been awarded to Sebastien Lazardeaux of the St John Fisher College for his paper “French Cohabitation and the Nature of Policy Output”. The paper examines whether legislative activity in foreign and defense policy vary between periods of cohabitation and unified government. By the use of longitudinal statistical data covering the period 1973-2013 in France, Lazardeux finds support for his hypothesis that cohabitation has…

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