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1501, 2018

WEP Prize

January 15th, 2018|

2017 Gordon Smith and Vincent Wright Memorial Prize awarded by the journal of West European Politics for the article “Political Parties or Party Systems? Assessing the ‘Myth’ of Institutionalization and Democracy” (v. 40, 2017).

2312, 2017

Radio interview (Russia)

December 23rd, 2017|

Interview on “Catalan 2017 elections” for Radio Sputnik.

2212, 2017

Opinion in “El Correo Gallego”

December 22nd, 2017|

A reflection on the Catalonian 2017 elections in one of Galicia’s leading newspapers.

1712, 2017

A minority government with big ambitions

December 17th, 2017|

By Seán Hanley (University College London)

On 13 December, Czech President Miloš Zeman formally appointed a minority government led by the billionaire-politician Andrej Babiš, whose ANO movement emerged as the clear winner of parliamentary elections on 20-21 October, gaining 78 seats in the 200-member Chamber of Deputies.
The October elections saw no fewer than nine parties (including […]

1112, 2017

Iceland 2017: A new government from left to right

December 11th, 2017|

By Eva H. Önnudóttir (University of Iceland) and Ólafur Th. Hardarson (University of Iceland)

An early election to Althingi, the Icelandic parliament, took place on October 28th 2017 – only a year after another early election in the fall 2016, and the third early election since 2008. In September 2017, Bright Future, which was first […]

912, 2017

Venice Commission-OSCE/ODIHR Joint Opinion (Moldova)

December 9th, 2017|

Venice Commission and OSCE/ODIHR Joint Opinion on the Legal Framework of the Republic of Moldova Governing the Funding of Political Parties and Electoral Campaigns

812, 2017

Discussion Paper for OSCE/ODIHR

December 8th, 2017|

Discussion paper on “Political Party Funding Regulation in Europe, East and West: A Comparative Analysis” prepared for OSCE/ODIHR

112, 2017

Article in “openDemocracy”

December 1st, 2017|

Post on the representative politics in an era of everyday mobilisation.

2811, 2017

Workshop in Germany

November 28th, 2017|

Workshop on “Democracy in Europe one Year After Trump” in Berlin (Mercator Stiftung).

1711, 2017

International Model United Nations (UK)

November 17th, 2017|

Keynote speech on “The Crisis of Political Parties and Democracy” at the 2017 International Model United Nations (NottsMUN) Conference in Nottingham (United Kingdom).