Previous Events

Always the same old faces? – Candidate turnover and the recruitment power of German state level parties 

Paper presentation by Daniel Hellmann and Dr. Danny Schindler at the Annual Conference of the AK Parteienforschung (Working Group on Party Research) on the topic 'Parties and Party Systems in the German Länder' of the German Political Science Association (DVPW), Trier.

Das reformierte Fragerecht im Berliner Abgeordnetenhaus: Folgen einer Individualisierung parlamentarischen Fragens 

Paper presentation by Dr Franziska Carstensen at the Annual Conference of the DVPW thematic group "Comparative Parliamentarism Research" on the topic "Parliaments in Challenging Times", Bremen.


Lost in Transition: The Case of the German Left Party 

Paper presentation by Oliver Kannenberg within the 16th Annual Conference of the Serbian Political Science Association ("Social Justice in Post-Communist Societies"), Belgrade, Serbia.

New Challenges to German Politics and Policy 

Forty-Sixth Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, sponsored by the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) and the IParl, Houston, Texas. (Call for Papers)


Joint speech: European Political Party System and Political Pluralism: Enhancing the Diversity of Voices and Interests 

Presentation by Dr Franziska Carstensen and Daniel Hellmann on "European Political Party System and Political Pluralism: Enhancing the Diversity of Voices and Interests", followed by a discussion with participants in Thailand and other ASEAN countries. The event "Supranational Party System of the European Union in Challenging Contexts" is organized and hosted by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the King Prajadhipok's Institute and the Institute of Democratization Studies, online meeting.


Federalism and Bicameralism in India and Germany 

On Thursday afternoon, the IParl will welcome a guest from India to our institute. Ast. Prof. Anant Prakash from the Shaheed Bhagat Singh College (University of Delhi) is researching federalism and bicameralism in India and Germany, Berlin.


Equality is a cross-party thing 

Presentation by Dr. Claire Bloquet at the 7th Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments, Sciences Po, Paris.


In the „secret gardens“ of populists – candidate selection methods of populist parties in Europe 

Presentation of the IParl internship project by Jakob Hirn (University of Bamberg) at the IParl Colloquium, Berlin.


Indicators for democratic parliaments 

Participation of Dr. Danny Schindler at the "Launch of the preliminary Indicators for democratic parliaments" of the Interparliamentary Union (IPU), online-meeting.


Parliamentary Democracy in Germany 

Lecture by Dr. Danny Schindler at the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Thailand, online via Zoom.