An analysis on the level of polarisation in Western Europe.
Presentation at the International Black Sea University (Tbilisi) on the “Peril of Semi-presidentialism and the Future of Georgian Politics”.
Presentation of the findings and conclusions of the DRI-GYLA (Democracy Reporting International-Georgian Young Lawyers Association) project on “Political Polarisation in Georgia” in Tbilisi.
One of the main rapporteurs at the World Forum for Democracy (WFD) organised by the Council of Europe (CoE) in Strasbourg.
OSCE/ODIHR Annual Meeting of the Core Group of Experts on Political Parties (Warsaw).
Icelandic Althingi election 2017: One more government defeat – and a party system in a continuing flux
By Ólafur Th. Hardarson (University of Iceland)
An Althingi election in Iceland took place on October 28th 2017 – only a year after the 2016 election. In September, Bright Future decided to leave their government coalition with the conservative Independence Party, and the new right-of-centre Reform Party. Bright Future claimed that a serious breach of confidence […]
The 2017 parliamentary election in the Czech Republic: continuous fragility and the victory of an anti-establishment politics
By Vlastimil Havlik (Masaryk University) and Tim Haughton (University of Birmingham)
Two initial observations stand out with the first glance at results of the last parliamentary election that took place in the Czech Republic last week. First, confirmation of stability instability dating back to the 2010 “earthquake election”. Second, a clear victory of an anti-establishment party. […]