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An interview with Luciano Bardi the new chairman of the European Consortium for Political research
Maurizio Cotta, published on November 15, 2009.
In April 2009 Luciano Bardi has been chosen as the new chairman of ECPR. After Giorgio Freddi of the University of Bologna he is the second Italian chairman of this important organisation. […]
Being a Post-Doc in Political Science in Italy
Angela Movileanu, published on November 15, 2009.
Post-doctoral research fellowships (“post-docs”) are offered to young PhDs planning an academic career with the purpose of helping them to improve their research skills and academic experience within a Political Science department. […]
A review of PhD research projects conducted within political science PhD programmes run at Italian Universities
Stefania Panebianco, published on November 15, 2009.
This article provides information on the PhD research projects conducted by students enrolled in the PhD in Political Studies, at the University of Milano, and in the PhD in International Studies, at the University of Trento. […]
The Quality of Democracies in Europe. A research report
Leonardo Morlino, published on November 15, 2009.
Over the past decades, while democracy was spreading around the globe, scholars and practitioners engaged in a deeper scrutiny of the mechanisms responsible for building and consolidating democratic regimes. […]
A Europe-wide Deliberative Polling Experiment
Silvina Cabrera and Sabrina Cavatorto, published on November 15, 2009.
At a time when the EU’s legitimacy and democratic capacities are questioned, it is important to address the issue of what would happen if EU citizens became substantially more informed about EU institutions, decision-making processes, and policy issues, as well as more aware of the policy preferences of other European citizens. […]
A strategic but, as yet, little established sector. The offer of political and public communications studies after the ministerial decree 270/2004
Francesco Amoretti and Franca Roncarolo, published on November 15, 2009.
Over the past decades, the sphere of Communications and Politics has undergone a notorious and profound transformation in Italy. The accelerated economic development of the media and advertising sector that began in the late 1970s was followed in the 1990s by experiments in new communication practices and by the introduction of new relationships between the political and media systems. […]