ECPR Summer School on Political Parties

The ULB and the VUB are organising jointly the 21st Standing Group Summer School on Political Parties.

The Summer School will be held from 12 September until 23 September 2011.

Faculty for the 2011 School include Anne Rasmussen (Leiden), Bonnie Meguid (Rochester), Kris Deschouwer (Brussels), Emilie van Haute (Brussels), Jean-Benoit Pilet (Brussels), David Farrell (Manchester), Zsolt Enyedi (CEU, Budapest), Peter Mair (EUI Florence), Romain Lachat (Barcelona), Nonna Mayer (Paris), Petra Meier (Antwerp).

The theme of the 2011 Summer School is 'Political Parties in Modern Democracies’. It will be taught by an international team of leading academics specializing in comparative studies of European politics, political parties, and democratic performance.

Our aim is to provide researchers with access to a wide range of core analytical perspectives in comparative European politics; to develop a multinational forum for researchers and senior specialists to critically discuss their research projects; and to encourage researchers to produce high-level research with strong potential for future publication.

Information for the Summer School is

Deadline for application is 15 June 2011