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The Conservative Party Leadership Election of 2019: An Analysis of the Voting Motivations of Conservative Parliamentarians, an article by CDE member Dr Timothy Heppell and co-authored with David Jeffery and Andrew Roe-Crines, has been published in Parliamentary Affairs.
CDE Associate Member, Dr Alex Prior, and CDE PhD student, Temitayo Odeyemi, were both selected to be part of the team working on the next global report of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, which will focus on public engagement with parliaments. Both Alex’s and Temitayo’s research focus on public engagement with parliament and their expertise will be…
‘When disconnected institutions serve connected publics: subnational legislatures and digital public engagement in Nigeria’, an article co-authored by CDE PhD student Temitayo Odeyemi and Omomayowa Olawale Abati, has been published in The Journal of Legislative Studies.
‘Protests and Policies: How Radical Social Movement Activists Engage with Climate Policy Dilemmas’, an article co-authored by Professor Olaf Curry (CDE member) and Dr David Reiner (University of Cambridge), has been published the British Sociological Association’s ‘Sociology’ journal.
Together with the UK House of Commons, the Centre for Democratic Engagement has launched the International Parliament Engagement Network (IPEN), which has an online platform hosting discussions, documents and online seminars.  IPEN brings together over 160 academics and practitioners specialising on public engagement, and hopes to act as a hub for reflection and the sharing…