Forthcoming conferences, sections and workshops

ECPR Joints Sessions 2017
Our standing group is organizing a workshop Health and Political Behavior at the ECPR Joints Sessions 2017 in Nottingham April 25–30. The panel is chaired by Hanna Wass (University of Helsinki) and Elisabeth Gidengil (Mcgill University). The deadline for paper proposals is December 1. If you have any inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact the panel chairs. The list of workshops also include many close to the scope covered in our standing group, such as “A Closely Coupled Tango? Interactions between Electoral and Protest Politics”, “Political Incivility in Parliament, Party Competition and Political Communication”, “Political Leadership and Democratic Innovations: Primaries, Intra-Party Democracy and their Impact on Political Elites”, “Political Parties as Arena for Descriptive Representation” “Rethinking Intra-Party Cohesion in Time of Party Transformation” and “The Influence of Radical Right Populist Parties on Policy-Making in Europe”. Paper proposals should be submitted by 1 December via MyECPR.

ECPR General Conference 2017
We would also like to inform you that our standing group has submitted a section proposal "Democracy for Realists in a comparative perspective", chaired by Hanna Wass and Kees Aarts, for the ECPR General Conference 2017, to be held in Oslo, September 6–9.