Professor Cristina Leston-Bandeira gave evidence to the Scottish Parliament on how parliaments around the world have adapted to Covid-19.
Dr Jonathan Dean has published a new open access article in the journal ‘Politics’, entitled ‘Left politics and popular culture in Britain: From left-wing populism to ‘popular leftism’’.
Professor Jocelyn Evans has co-authored an election report on France’s recent local elections, focusing on the limited success of Marine Le Pen’s Rassemblement National.
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…
Rachel Reeves, MP for Leeds West and Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, delivered an exclusive online talk for POLIS students on 8th October.
‘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.
At the invitation of Matthew Feldman from the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right , Professor Betz writes about the implications of covid-19 to globalisation movements and populism. Professor Betz’s working paper can be accessed here.
‘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…