CONGRIPS Panel at 2017 APSA Annual Conference – CALL FOR PAPERS: Italian Politics after a Decade of Economic Recession

sf2017 will mark nearly a decade since the unleashing of the biggest economic crisis the western world has experienced since the 1930s. No country has been immune from this crisis, and Italy in particular has found itself, for lengthy periods, at the forefront of one important regional reflection of that worldwide recession, the Eurozone crisis. Unlike the previous decade, since 2008 the economic recession has provided not just an essential backdrop or context to the changes that have occurred in the Italian polity but the prime motivating factor. Continue reading “CONGRIPS Panel at 2017 APSA Annual Conference – CALL FOR PAPERS: Italian Politics after a Decade of Economic Recession”

MEDIATIZATION OF POLITICS AND (SOCIAL) MEDIA PARTICIPATION – Call for Papers

Italian Politics Specialist group is organising a panel entitled ‘MEDIATIZATION OF POLITICS AND (SOCIAL) MEDIA PARTICIPATION’, which will be held at the Annual conference of the UK Political Studies Association, University of Strathclyde, 10-12 April 2017.

If you are interested in contributing to the panel, please send an abstract (max 300 words) by 20 October 2016 to

giovanni.bocciaartieri@uniurb.it and luigi.ceccarini@uniurb.it

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Do leaders make a difference? Political change under Matteo Renzi – Call for papers

Italian Politics Specialist group is organising a panel entitled ‘Do leaders make a difference? Political change under Matteo Renzi’, which will be held at the Annual conference of the UK Political Studies Association, University of Strathclyde, 10-12 April 2017.

Paper proposals, not exceeding 250 words, should be sent to Jim Newell (j.l.newell@salford.ac.uk) by 13 October 2016.

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European Democracy Under Stress – call for papers NOW OPEN!!!

Italian Politics Specialist group and Anti-Politics Specialist groupTurin_monte_cappuccini are organising a conference entitled ‘European Democracy Under Stress’, which will be held at the University of Turin on the 13th and 14th of January 2017.

Papers proposals can be submitted until 3 October 2016.

More details can be found at PSA Italian Politics Specialist Group