Parliamentarianism and Representative Democracy in Crises of War, Revolution, and Collapse of Empires

Ort
St. Petersburg
Veranstaltungsort
St. Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Humanities - Centre for Historical Research
Veranstalter
Jure Gašparič (Institute of Contemporary History, Slovenia), Pasi Ihalainen (University of Jyväskylä, Finland), Andreas Schulz (Commission for the History of Parliamentarianism and Political Parties, Germany), and Alexander Semyonov (Higher School of Economics in St Petersburg, Russia)
Datum
01.10.2018 - 02.10.2018
Bewerbungsschluss
05.08.2018
Von
Kommission für Geschichte des Parlamentarismus und der politischen Parteien e.V.

The Centre for Historical Research at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg as a member of EuParl.Net is organizing a two-days workshop on "Parliamentarianism and Representative Democracy in Crises of War, Revolution, and Collapse of Empires". The workshop will take place in St. Petersburg on October 1-2, 2018. The Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg will provide visa support.

The suggested topics are:
- Parliamentarianism in Eastern Europe: a catching mode of development?
- Politcal representation and political parties in the context of imperial diversity
- World War I and processes of democratization of 'Western' democracy
- Parliamentary practices and violence of mass politics and civil war
- Elections in the time of World War I
- Nationalism and the question of political representation
- Visions of political representation and political rights in federalist and autonomist political projects
- The radical challenge of Soviet power to the concept of bourgeois democracy
- Constituent assemblies and constitution-making in times of revolution and collapse of empires
- Parliaments in newly independent states of interwar Europe
- Women suffrage in arc of crisis of mass politics and inter-war democracies
- The symbolic dimension of parliamentarianism and political representation: architecture, visual history, fiction

Deadline for submission of paper proposals: August 5, 2018
Please limit your paper proposal to max. 300 words.
Submissions should be sent to: centerhistoricalresearch@hse.ru
We will inform you on the selection decision by August 10, 2018.

We are looking forward to your submission!

Kontakt

Andreas Schulz

Kommission für Geschichte des Parlamentarismus und der politischen Parteien e.V.
Schiffbauerdamm 40, 10117 Berlin
030/2063394-11
030/2063394-50
schulz@kgparl.de

Zitation
Parliamentarianism and Representative Democracy in Crises of War, Revolution, and Collapse of Empires, 01.10.2018 – 02.10.2018 St. Petersburg, in: H-Soz-Kult, 06.07.2018, <www.hsozkult.de/event/id/termine-37705>.