512, 2018

Seminar in Portugal

December 5th, 2018|

Seminar lecture at the Institute of Political Sciences (ICS) of the University of Lisbon in Portugal.

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.

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 […]

907, 2018

ECPR/ODIHR Summer School (Poland)

July 9th, 2018|

Co-director at the 1st European Consortium for Political Research/Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights Summer School on “Parties and Democracy” in Warsaw.

2906, 2018

Workshop in UK

June 29th, 2018|

Presentation at the Taiwan Studies Program’s and Asia Research Institute’s workshop on “Mapping Taiwan Globally” held at the University of Nottingham (UK).

1906, 2018

International Conference (Belgium)

June 19th, 2018|

Presentation and moderation at the International Conference “Representation in the Age of Populism”, co-organised by International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD), the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy (NIMD) and the Research Centre for the Study of Parties and […]