Panels requiring Chairs and/or Discussants

If you are attending the General Conference in Oslo and would like to act as a Panel Chair and/or Discussant on a Panel, the Panels listed below currently have positions available. A helpful How to be a Panel Chair and Discussant guide can also be found here. If you wish to perform a Panel Chair or Discussant duty, please confirm by emailing with the Panel name and/or Panel number as soon as possible, so we can add your details to the programme.



Section/ Panel number

Panel title



S03 P287 Political Representation beyond Electoral Democracy Yes No
S04 P365 Teaching and Learning Analytical Skills in Political Science No Yes
S05 P148 Geopolitics of the Arctic and IR Scholarship No Yes
S07 P443 Trilogues: Internal and External Accountability in the European Parliament and the Consequences for Representation No Yes
S08 P157 Growth Models and the Eurocrisis No Yes
S08 P456 Voter Preferences and the Electoral Politics of Welfare Reform No Yes
S09 P351 Social Movements and the Change and Stability of Authoritarian Regimes - Co-sponsored with S58 No Yes
S12 P015 Analyzing Representative Claims in Central and Eastern European Politics: Left and Right and Beyond No Yes
S13 P173 Innovations in Citizenship Education:  Young People and Civic Participation No Yes
S14 P055 Comparing Intergovernmental Relations No Yes
S14 P103 Elections and Accountability No Yes
S14 P318 Regional Public Policy Convergence and Divergence No Yes
S14 P360 Sub-State Nationalist and Regionalist Parties and the European Union No  Yes
S16 P454 Various Post-colonies and their Relations to Former Colonial Powers No Yes
S18 P246 New Challenges for Established Political Parties No Yes
S23 P059 Conceptual and Theoretical Perspectives on European Integration No Yes
S23 P270 Perspectives on the European Commission Yes Yes
S23 P271 Perspectives on the European Parliament Yes Yes
S23 P271 Policy Change in the EU Yes Yes
S23 P384 The EU Legislative Process Yes Yes
S23 P388 The European Union's External Policy I No Yes
S23 P391 The Eurozone in Crisis No Yes
S25 P308 Quantitative Approaches towards Identity in Political Processes No Yes
S26 P210 Local Impacts of Participatory Bottom-up Urban Networks No Yes
S26 P211 Local Impacts of Urban Grassroots and Radical Movements No Yes
S27 P166 Indigenous Media No Yes
S29 P038 Causation in International Relations: Ontological and Epistemological Perspectives No Yes
S29 P183 International Law and Legitimacy: From General Principle to Specific Applications No Yes
S29 P191 Just War and Just Separation No Yes
S29 P302 Principles for Institutional Design Yes Yes
S29 P435 Thinking Through Difference: South Asian Political Thought No Yes
S31 P185 International Organisations, Knowledge Diffusion and the Politics of Numbers No Yes
S31 P194 Knowledge, Participation and Practices of Deliberative Engagement No Yes
S31 P427 The Shifting Boundaries of Expertise No Yes
S31 P448 Unpacking Interactions between Science and Policy No Yes
S32 P078 Cross National Networks of Courts No Yes
S32 P190 Judicial Behaviour, Judicial Activism No Yes
S32 P222 Media Representation and Salience of Courts No Yes
S32 P224 Methods in Law and Courts Research No Yes
S37 P068 Constructing Transitional Justice as a Practice and as a Narrative No Yes
S37 P256 Participation in, and Support of, Transitional Justice Processes No Yes
S37 P335 Rethinking Concepts of Transitional Justice No Yes
S38 P368 Territory and Politics in the 21st Century No Yes
S40 P108 Elites in Democratic Transition Contexts Yes Yes
S41 P042 Changing Dynamics in European Politics Yes Yes
S41 P084 Debating Politics and Democracy Yes Yes
S41 P122 Exploring the Links between Democracy, Development and Security No Yes
S41 P184 International Organisations and Institutional Change No Yes
S41 P189 Issues in Political Economy Yes No
S41 P250 New Spaces for Democratic Practices Yes Yes
S41 P266 Patterns of Multilevel Governance in Europe Yes Yes
S41 P269 Perspectives on Global Democratic Practices Yes Yes
S41 P281 Political Institutions and European Democracies No Yes
S41 P337 Rethinking Extremism and Violence No Yes
S42 P244 Networks in EU and International Relations No Yes
S43 P156 Group Representation and Diversity No Yes
S43 P188 Intra-party Functioning and Decision-making Yes Yes
S43 P257 Parties and Elections No Yes
S43 P259 Partisanship, Membership and Activism Yes Yes
S43 P260 Party Change and Reform Yes Yes
S43 P262 Party in Government and in Parliament Yes Yes
S43 P263 Party Policy and Party Competition No Yes
S43 P355 State Funding / Party-State Relations Yes Yes
S46 P083 Dealing with the Past II: Memories of Political Violence No Yes
S46 P229 Militant Mobilisation and the State No Yes
S46 P242 Negotiations, Peace Processes, and Violence No Yes
S46 P298 Post-conflict Transitions, Legitimacy and the Effects of Violence No Yes
S46 P312 Rebel Governance, Alternative Orders, and Contested Sovereignty No Yes
S46 P356 State Responses, Repression, and Political Violence No Yes
S49 P095 Digital Populism: Internet and Far Right Populist Politics Yes Yes
S49 P097 Disentangling the Support for Left and Right Populism Yes Yes
S49 P123 Expressing Dissatisfaction Yes Yes
S49 P175 Insights from Internal Supply Side Perspectives (Structures, Ideas, Mobilizations) Yes Yes
S49 P196 Left/Right Populism in Times of Crises: Economy, Immigration and Democratic Representation Yes Yes
S49 P217 Measuring Populism and Populist Attitudes Yes Yes
S49 P361 Support for Left/Right Populists: Insights from Case Studies Yes Yes
S49 P378 The Effects of Populism No Yes
S49 P379 The Effects of Radical Right Populist Parties Yes Yes
S49 P407 The Normalisation of Left/Right Populism? Yes Yes
S49 P459 Voting for the Populist Radical Right Yes Yes
S49 P462 Who are the (native) People? Othering in Right-Wing Populist Politics No Yes
S51 P117 Everyday Resistance, Alternative Practices, and Repertoire Renewal in Crisis Regimes: The Case of Greece No Yes
S51 P233 Movement Mobilisation, Political Strategy, and the Party System: Salient ‒though still Silent‒ Dimensions No Yes
S53 P317 Regional and Global Crisis Management No Yes
S57 P252 Non-state Actors as Protection Suppliers Yes Yes
S57 P197 Legal and Illegal Actors in Violent Democracies No Yes
S62 P216 Making Sense of European Crises: Discursive Approaches No Yes
S62 P390 The Euro-Zone Crisis No Yes
S63 P212 Locating Deliberative Democracy’s Normative Principles in Real-World Political Practice No Yes
S67 P076 Crises that Make and Break us: The Political Psychology of Living with each other in Europe and the World No Yes
S67 P149 Global Friends and Enemies: The Political Psychology of International Conflict No Yes
S67 P170 Information and Disinformation: The Political Psychology of Message Perception No Yes
S67 P460 Voting gone Rogue: The Political Psychology of Electoral Politics No Yes
S67 P464 With Malice towards Some: The Political Psychology of Prejudice, Discrimination and Acceptance No Yes



"Aristocracies … may preserve themselves longest, but only democracies, which refresh their ruling class, can expand" - Hugh Trevor-Roper

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