As the PADEMIA-project has been concluded, the FINAL PROJECT REPORT (public part) is now available. Find it here.
Monika Mühlböck shows how little control national parties exert over their representatives in the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament. Maja Kluger Dionigi explains when and how interest groups are … Read More
The third, and final, PADEMIA Annual Report (2016) is now available. Find it here
Chiara Valentin explores whether speeches by MEPs in the national parliaments of Austria and the Netherlands help to bring EU politics closer to the national parliament and its public. Find … Read More
Based on the fact that there are very few comparative available databases on legislatures, the project Vital statistics on European legislatures and legislators aims at gathering basic statistics on European … Read More
There are four new Research notes: Alice Cunha analyses EU debates in the Portuguese parliament; Heleen Jalvingh argues that issue salience drives national parliaments’ involvement in EU affairs; Maija Mattila … Read More
The last PADEMIA Newsletter contains a report of the final Annual Conference and information on recent teaching and research activities. It is available here ….
At the conclusion of the PADEMIA project we publish two new reports: one of a debate on the highlights of 3 year PADEMA research and on on parliamentary debates on … Read More
On 19 and 20 September, a final PADEMIA workshop at TEPSA (Brussels) will discuss the impact of referenda on parliamentary democracy, notably in the light of the recent Brexit vote. … Read More
The latest paper on parliamentary democracy is now available to download on the website. Aleksandra Maatsch and Patricio Galella find that politicisation can induce parliaments to reinforce oversight over EU military … Read More