The debate in comparative politics, international relations, and (even more
surprisingly), in foreign policy analysis, has devoted limited attention to the
role of political parties in foreign and security policy. A recent wave of
studies has tried to address this gap, aiming to “bring political parties in”
the debate. However, systematic analyses on whether party politics makes a
difference in foreign and security policies are still lacking.
The “NASP International Workshop on Political Parties and Foreign Policy” aims
at providing a contribution to the existing debate, presenting new empirical
research and fostering a lively discussion among national and international
The workshop will be held in the University of Genoa (16 November 2017). The
seminar, which has been organized by the University of Genoa, will also
celebrate retiring Professor Luciano Bardi.
For additional info please contact Fabrizio Coticchia (DISPO – UNIGE)