Previous Events


Key Challenges and Lessons for Parliaments in Context of Coronavirus Pandemic 

Input by Dr. Benjamin Höhne, Anastasia Pyschny and Jan Menzer at the Online International Conference of the USAID Consultation Program: Werchowna Rada, Ukraine, Zoom-Conference

Candidate Selection in Germany 

Keynote speech by Prof. Dr. Suzanne S. Schüttemeyer at the workshop "Party Governance – Candidate Selection", Yale University, New Haven

Leadership selection in Germany: towards better intra-party democracy, but with a worse outcome? 

Keynote speech by Dr. Benjamin Höhne at Workshop "Party Governance – Leadership Selection", Yale University, New Haven


Im Maschinenraum der Gesetzgebung - Die Ausschüsse des Bundesrates aus Perspektive von Politikwissenschaft und Praxis 

Joint conference of the Bundesrat of Germany, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and IParl to present the results of the DFG research project "Parteipolitik im Bundesrat. Analyse anhand der Voten in den Ausschüssen des Bundesrates", Bundesrat, Berlin


Democracy and Digitization: Challenges for Parliamentarism through Social Media, Big Data and Fake News 

Lecture by Dr. Benjamin Höhne and Oliver Kannenberg as part of an information trip for experts on digitalisation and democracy from Brazil in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut and the Federal Foreign Office, IParl, Berlin


Die EU und der deutsche Rechtspopulismus 

Lecture by Dr. Benjamin Höhne at the public lecture series „Die Entführung Europas“, Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur Leipzig (HTWK), Nieper-Bau, Hörsaal N01, Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 134, Leipzig


Explaining Representation: Roles and Behaviour of MPs 

Participation at Workshop of the Comparative Parliamentary Representation Network (COMPARE_Network), Universitat de València 

Developing Indicators for Democratic Parliaments: A Parliamentary Dimension of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Targets 16.6 and 16.7 

Participation of Danny Schindler at the expert meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, Genf. 


Different selectorates – different selections? Evidence from district candidate nominations for the German Bundestag 

Lecture by Danny Schindler and Dr. Benjamin Höhne within the panel "Candidate Selection Changes and Representative Democracy Crisis" at the ECPR General Conference in Breslau 

ECPR General Conference 2019 Wroclaw (Breslau) 

Participation of Dr. Benjamin Höhne, Danny Schindler and Oliver Kannenberg, University of Wrocław, Poland