Parliaments, Estates and Representation

is the journal of the International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions. It is peer-reviewed and is published twice a year. It is concerned with political theory and the institutional practice of representation, as well as the internal organization and the social and political background to parliaments and assemblies of estates. The journal publishes scholarly articles covering the whole spectrum of the history of representative institutions up to the present day.

International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions

The aim of the Commission is to promote research into the origin, growth and development of representative and parliamentary institutions throughout the world in all periods. In particular, it encourages the study of the development of representative institutions in a wide and comparative way.

Commission Structure

The organs of the Commission are the Business Meeting and the Direction. The Direction consists of a President, at least six and not more than ten Vice-Presidents, a Secretary-General or secretaries, a Treasurer, a Director of Publications and the editor of Parliaments, Estates and Representation.

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