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12.03.20 Cancellation of the Party Scientific Symposion 2020

Due to the ongoing spread of the corona virus and considering the recommendations for action by Robert Koch Institute (RKI) and Heinrich Heine University (HHU) we have decided to cancel the Party Scientific Symposion on 3rdand 4th April 2020. At the same time, we are trying to find an alternative date. We will inform you as soon as there is any news. We kindly ask for your understanding and are looking forward to welcoming you at a later point at the Party Scientific Symposion in Düsseldorf.

 


12.03.20 [Translate to English:] Parteienwissenschaftliches Symposion 2020: Kommunikationsformen von Parteien im digitalen Raum

The way parties communicate with their members, voters, and supporters changed rapidly over the past years. Even though the classic media of the old days like election posters or members’ journals didn’t fully disappear, yet. However, they are increasingly supplemented and also replaced by digital media, which in Web 2.0 bring with them the democratic promise of direct participation and interaction, but for this very reason they pose a particular challenge to political parties, which must be measured against democratic standards in their entire organisation and working methods, in internal party communication as well as in public. Can this change in communication even be successful without...


12.03.20 Exhibition opening ‚Populist argumentation: a wooden iron?‘ in the state parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia

Exhibition opening ‚Populist argumentation: a wooden iron?‘ in the state parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia

On March 10th, 2020, Michael Angenendt from Institute for German and International Party Law and Party Research (PRuF) and Julian Pöhling from Institute for Philosophy of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf opened the exhibition ‚Populist argumentation: a wooden iron? Philosophic and political science perspectives‘. The exhibition represents the completion of the eponymous teaching/research project in winter semester 2019/20. The project is linked to the degree program Philosophy, Politics and Economics and is financially supported by Heinrich Heine University. It is...


31.01.20 Panel discussion in the state parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia: Consequences of populism for public discourse

Is an argumentative discussion with populists possible if fundamental premises are not shared? To what point can one engage in fundamental debates with populists and what are the claims to political arguments?

Questions like these where discussed at the panel discussion ‘Consequences of populism for public discourse’ which took place on 28th of January 2020 in the state parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia. President of the state parliament André Kuper therefore invited the organizers Julian Pöhling, Institute for Philosophy, and Michael Angenendt, Institute for German and International Party Law and Party Research (PRuF) and gave a brief word of welcome. Together with the guests...


20.12.19 New publication: The AfD as a ‚Leaderless’ Right-Wing Populist Party

Zons, Gregor; Halstenbach, Anna (2019): The AfD as a ‚Leaderless’ Right-Wing Populist Party. How the Leadership-Structure Dilemma Left an Imprint on the Party’s Leadership, in: Polish Political Science Review 7(1): 41-60.

 


06.12.19 The current edition of Zeitschrift für Parteienwissenschaften (MIP) is now also available online

The current edition of Zeitschrift für Parteienwissenschaften (MIP) is now also available online and can be accessed here.

Since the journal was published for the first time back in 1991 it was, as well as the PRuF itself, continuingly developed. The journal which interdisciplinarily deals with the latest and most important topics of party research and party law will be published biannually from 2019 onwards. You’ll find interesting texts worth reading in the latest edition as well as in older editions.

We would like to thank our authors and of course our readers.

PRuF, December 2019


05.11.19 Prof Poguntke delivers guest lectures at Nihon University Tokyo

PRuF director Thomas Poguntke visited Nihon University, Tokyo, in October and delivered three guest lectures on contemporary aspects of German and comparative research on political parties. Highlight of the 12-day visit was the keynote address entitled „Leader politics or party politics: the presidentialization of politics around the globe“ at a symposium organized by Professor Masahiro Iwasaki on “Parliamentary democracy at the crossroads“.

Professor Iwasaki has edited the 2014 Japanese edition of the book „The Presidentialization of Politics in Modern Democracies“ edited by Thomas Poguntke and Paul Webb. It is intended to deepen the cooperation with colleagues at Nihon University...


19.01.19 10th Düsseldorf Graduate Conference on Party Research (GraPa) 2019 hosted by the PRuF

On the 1st and 2nd of February 2019, the PRuF will host the 10th Düsseldorf Graduate Conference on Party Research (GraPa). The Conference will take place at the University Library (Lecture Hall) and offers an opportunity to PhD students in the field of party research to present and discuss their projects. Listeners are also welcome (registration via email to gregor.zons@hhu.de). For detailed information, please see the flyer.

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07.11.18 DFG-Project “Who do parties select as their electoral leaders and why?”

Dr. Gregor Zons has attracted funding from the German Research Foundation (DFG) in the amount of 334.415 € for his project “Who do parties select as their electoral leaders and why?”. The project investigates, first, whether electoral leaders for parliamentary elections hold any other leadership positions at the same time and, secondly, the party careers of electoral leaders. The project will start in early 2019 and will last for 3 years.

 


06.09.18 Call for the 10th Düsseldorf Graduate Conference on Party Research (GraPa) 2019 hosted by the PRuF

On the 1st and 2nd of February 2019, the Düsseldorf Graduate Conference on Party Research (GraPa) will take place for the tenth time. The PRuF would like to invite all PhD candidates in the field of party research and others who are interested in this two-day interdisciplinary conference at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf. Especially, we welcome party researchers from abroad. Presentations and discussions can be held in English. Please find detailed information in the official invitation. We look forward to applications until 31.10.18.

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