Summary of Activities 2014 – 2017


Main scientific events:

  • Workshop: Different Aspects of Policy Expertise in and for Political Parties (event sponsored by RC18), Charles University in Prague, 13 February 2015;
  • Conference on Methods in Political Science: A Rainbow of Challenges (event sponsored by RC18), University of Antwerp, 17-18 September 2015;
  • How Party Organizations Shape Democratic Outcomes, RC18 panel at APSA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 3-6 September 2015;
  • ISA Vienna Forum, 10-14 July 2016, RC18 has organized 15 sessions;
  • 24th IPSA Congress, 23-28, July 2016, Poznań (Poland),  RC 18 has organized 13 panels;
  • RC18 panel Political Science and Political Sociology: Opposing, Alternative or Compatible Traditions?, 10th Congress of the Brasilian Association of Political Science (ABCP), Belo Horizonte, 30 August-2 September 2016;
  • Joint SciencesPo Paris/RC 18 and IPSA RC23 conference: Referendum Politics, Policies and Political Effects, Paris, CEVIPOF, 22-23 September 2016;
  • Migrants' Representation. The Role of Parties, Electoral Systems and Mobilization, RC18 panel at APSA annual meeting, Philadelphia, 1-4 September 2016;
  • The Legitimacy of Political Executives in Democratic and Authoritarian Regimes, RC18 panel at  APSA annual meeting (31 August-3 September 2017, San Francisco, USA);
  • Redefining Political Sociology, conference organized by CPS and Andrés Bello University (Chile), 11-13 December 2017,  Santiago de Chile.

Newsletters: CPS send official Newsletters to its members twice a year, plus extra ad hoc Newsletters and communications.


CPS Summary of Activities 2006-2014 (link)

CPS Report Meeting at APSA 2013 (link)