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1910, 2018

Workshop in Estonia

October 19th, 2018|

Workshop on “Democracy in Reverse: Patterns of Autocratization in Eastern Europe and Eurasia” at the University of Tartu (Estonia).

1010, 2018

OSCE/ODIHR Opinion (Lithuania)

October 10th, 2018|

OSCE/ODIHR Opinion on Certain Provisions of the Law on Funding of and Control of Funding of Political Parties in Lithuania.

910, 2018

Latvia’s Same Old Story: the rise of new parties and a never-ending inchoate party system

October 9th, 2018|

By Ryo Nakai (The University of Kitakyushu)

Latvia had a general election on 6 October 2018. The results awarded seats in the Saeima, the parliament of the Republic of Latvia, to seven parties including three newcomers. Some notable aspects of the election include the following: the current government parties were defeated, a party friendly to Russian […]

1009, 2018

Swedish elections: All claim success but there is no obvious winner

September 10th, 2018|

By Thomas Sedelius (Dalarna University)

The polling stations closed on Sunday, 9 September, at 8pm as Sweden voted on all available parliamentary positions on the same day: the 291 municipal councils (Kommunerna), the 23 provincial chambers (Landstingen) and the 349 seats in the national parliament, the Riksdag. Here is my brief post-election comment focusing on the […]

1009, 2018

ECPR Summer School (UK)

September 10th, 2018|

Co-director at the 28th European Consortium for Political Research PhD Summer School on “Political Parties and Party Systems” in Nottingham.

1308, 2018

Seminar (Mexico)

August 13th, 2018|

Seminar lecture at the Institute of Juridical Investigaciones (IIJ) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico City on “The Crisis of European Party Systems”.

908, 2018

AMECIP (Puebla)

August 9th, 2018|

Keynote speech on “Party Systems in Crisis: Can We Fix It?” at the 6th International Conference of the Mexican Political Science Association (AMECIP) in Puebla (Mexico).

2707, 2018

Workshop (Australia)

July 27th, 2018|

Presentation of the “Who Governs” project at the “Sharing is Caring: Comparative Ministerial Elites Across Time and Space” workshop held at the Australian National University (Canberra).

2307, 2018

IPSA World Congress (Australia)

July 23rd, 2018|

Presentation at the 25th World Congress of Political Science in Brisbane.

1807, 2018

The Czech Republic finally has a new government: it has a prosecuted populist Prime Minister and is supported by the Communists

July 18th, 2018|

By Vlastimil Havlik (Masaryk University) and Ivan Jarabinský (Institute for Evaluations and Social Analyses)

Initial situation
It was 263 days after the last general election that a new minority coalition government was formed. The populist ANO and the Czech Social Democratic Party (CSSD) came together and the coalition is – for the first time after the fall […]