International Conference 'Parliaments and Methodology: Anthropological, Discourse-Oriented and Digital Approaches to Parliamentary History'

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Helsinki & Department of History and Ethnology
University of Jyväskylä
Finland

In its third international conference, EuParl.net gathered experts on European parliamentary studies from various academic fields to present, discuss and rethink their latest methodological approaches. Special attention was paid to anthropological, discourse analytical and oral approaches to parliamentary institutions as well as to the implications of the digitalization of parliamentary records for research on parliaments. The papers addressed the common European tradition of parliamentary government.

The conference was organised by the Department of History and Ethnology, University of Jyväskylä, the European Information and Research Network on Parliamentary History (EuParl.net) and the Finnish Historical Society. Financed by the Department of History and Ethnology at the University of Jyväskylä, the Finnish Federation for Learned Societies, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research and the Finnish Historical Society. Sponsored by the Finnish Parliament, the Norwegian Parliament and the United States Senate and the British, Dutch and German institutes of parliamentary history.

Dates and location: 12-14 June 2014, Helsinki & Department of History and Ethnology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Organization

The conference is organised by the Department of History and Ethnology of the University of Jyväskylä, the European Information and Research Network on Parliamentary History (EuParl.net) and the Finnish Historical Society.

Scientific Committee

Prof. Carla van Baalen (Radboud University Nijmegen, Centrum voor Parlementaire Geschiedenis), Prof. Jean Garrigues (Université d’Orleans, Centre d’Histoire Parlementaire et Politique, Paris), Dr. Adéla Gjuričová (Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic), Prof.Pasi Ihalainen (University of Jyväskylä), Dr. Paul Seaward (History of Parliament Trust, London), Dr. Andreas Schulz (Kommission für Geschichte des Parlamentarismus und der politischen Parteien, Berlin)

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