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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Convegno per la memoria di Alessandro Pizzorno: L’azione collettiva fra identità e rappresentanza. Movimenti, organizzazioni degli interessi, partiti”

Il Dipartimento di Scienze sociali e politiche dell’Università Statale di Milano e la Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli organizzano un Convegno internazionale per onorare la memoria di Alessandro Pizzorno, scomparso recentemente, nei giorni 19 e 20 novembre 2019 a Milano.   Pizzorno è stato, nel secondo dopoguerra, il sociologo italiano più influente…

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IPSA-Federica Summer School in Concept Analysis in the Web Environment. September 22-26, 2019 in Capri, Italy.

  The 2nd edition of the IPSA Summer School on Concept Analysis in the Web environment will be held in Anacapri, the enchanting island in the gulf of Naples, Italy. This leading IPSA program provides advanced theoretical and practical training in qualitative methodology, based on the Hyperpolitics approach for concept…

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