Panel on CIVIL SOCIETY AND POPULISM IN EUROPE: OUTBREAK OR CURE? To be submitted to the conference of the ECPR Standing Group on European Union LUISS University, Rome, 4-6 June 2020

Chairs: Daniela Irrera, University of Catania Petia Gueorguieva, New Bulgarian University The scholarly debates on the relations between the rise of populist parties and movements in several European countries and the role of civil society are increasing and becoming fascinating. Scholars have focused on different aspects of such contentious relations.…

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The Crisis of Representation. Parties, voters, rules. Società Italiana di Studi Elettorali. Luiss “Guido Carli” University – Department of Political Science. Rome, 5-6 December 2019

Contemporary democracies are currently under stress. The legitimacy of political actors and institutions is challenged by growing popular feelings of distrust and dissatisfaction, which are – in the end – questioning the very principle of political representation. Political parties are blamed for their inability to meet citizens’ demands, failing to…

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Call for papers: Selecting the political elites. Causes, challenges and consequences Cagliari, 28 – 29 November, 2019

The Standing Group Candidate and Leader Selection (C&LS), operating within the framework of the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP), organizes an international conference dedicated to the comparative study of the organizational changes of the parties, with particular reference to the processes of selection of the leadership. The aim of…

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Call for Papers International Research Workshop “Engaged or Enraged Citizens? Political Participation in Post-Communist Europe” 17-18 October 2018, Södertörn University, Stockholm

The modes of political participation have gradually expanded in post-communist Europe. In addition to the traditional political engagement through voting, citizens get actively involved in social movements, protests, referendums or political deliberation. These new forms of participation have been extensively documented in the literature especially in terms of development (how…

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Call for papers POPULISM, RELIGION AND GENDER: TENSIONS AND ENTANGLEMENTS

Two-day workshop POPULISM, RELIGION AND GENDER: TENSIONS AND ENTANGLEMENTS (4-5 December 2019) University of Bergamo The workshop is supported by the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP) and the University of Bergamo, and it is coordinated by the standing groups Religion&Politics and Participation&Social Movements (SISP), in collaboration with the research…

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Call for Abstracts for the 2019 Annual Conference of the Italian Association of Political Communication

  The Call for Abstracts for the 2019 Annual Conference of the Italian Association of Political Communication (AssoComPol) is now open.   Conference venue: Milan, University of Milan. 12-14 December 2019.   Deadline for abstracts (400 words): September 15, 2019.   Info here   https://www.compol.it/eventi/convegno/convegno-2019/

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Etica, pubblica amministrazione e scandali in una prospettiva comparativa 1° convegno della rivista “Etica Pubblica. Studi su legalità e partecipazione”. Direttore Prof. Paolo Mancini Perugia 6-7 dicembre 2019.

Si accettano proposte di interventi che riflettono sulla relazione tra etica pubblica, pubblica amministrazione e scandali, possibilmente con una prospettiva comparativa. Come infatti scrisse Giovanni Sartori “colui che conosce un solo paese non conosce niente”. L’etica pubblica può essere interpretata in diverse maniere: può essere riferita alla condivisione dell’idea di…

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