More info here: https://connect.apsanet.org/apsa2020/special-call-for-proposals/
The Covid-19 outbreak has triggered an unprecedented worldwide crisis entailing serious consequences at both the political and the social level. The health emergency hit Italy particularly hard. For understanding what happened and – most of all – for having a more clear idea of what is going on and what we should expect for the future, we propose here a selection of blogs focusing on the topic:
In light of the current situation surrounding COVID-19, the APSA Council has announced the transition of the 116th American Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition (scheduled for September 10-13, 2020 in San Francisco) to a virtual digital event.
For further info and update: https://connect.apsanet.org/apsa2020/
Conti, N., Marangoni, F., & Verzichelli, L. (2020). Euroscepticism in Italy from the Onset of the Crisis: Tired of Europe?. South European Society and Politics, https://doi.org/10.1080/13608746.2020.1757885
Attitudes towards the European Union (EU) have changed deeply in Italy: the level of support for EU membership has dramatically declined among Italian citizens and, especially after the 2018 elections, the Italian government has often been on a collision course with the EU. Continue reading “Euroscepticism in Italy from the Onset of the Crisis: Tired of Europe?”
A tale of two populisms: The League and the Five-star Movement in power – Edited by Manuela Moschella and Martin Rhodes in Contemporary Italian Politics 2020, Volume 12, Issue 2.
Contemporary Italian Politics has hosted the English-language version of the latest edition of ‘Politica in Italia. I fatti dell’anno e le interpretazioni‘ dedicated to 2019. Following the usual rationale of the Series published every year by il Mulino, the volume offers description and analysis of the most significant economic, social and political events of the year in Italy.
This is a must-read for Italianists and comparativists looking for a better understanding of Italian political and social context.
The 116th American Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition will be held in San Francisco, CA September 10 – 13, 2020. The theme for the 2020 is ‘Democracy, Difference, and Destabilization’.
The Conference Group on Italian Politics (CONGRIPS) would like to use that theme to highlight the Italian case. Indeed, Italy represents a privileged viewpoint for understanding the challenges in modern democratic politics and the related social problems of discrimination, marginalization, and exclusion.
Read here the CONGRIPS call for paper.
Here comes some information regarding the discussion held in Washington during the Business Meeting. Continue reading “News from Congrips!!!”
2019 APSA Conference: Don’t miss the Annual CONGRIPS Business Meeting
Fri, August 30, 6:30 to 7:30pm, Hilton, Oak Lawn
We are very pleased to announce that CONGRIPS’ Executive Committee has selected Professor Carol Mershon as recipient of the 2018 CONGRIPS Life Achievement Award.