69th Conference - Orléans, France
5 - 8 September 2017

Conference Information

Following the 68th conference in Palma de Mallorca in September 2016, the Commission has chosen Orléans as home to its 68th conference. The event will be hosted by the Comité d’histoire parlementaire et politique, the University of Orléans, the Mayor of Orléans, the Mayor of Blois, the Regional Council of Centre-Val de Loire and the French Senate (Paris).

Main conference theme: Powers, Debates, Norms.

  1. Fondements juridiques et institutionnels de la vie des assemblées.
    Legal and institutional foundations of the life of assemblies.
  2. Les acteurs de la vie parlementaire et des assemblées représentatives: biographie, prosopographie, sociologie.
    Actors in parliamentary life and representative assemblies: biography, prosopography, sociology.
  3. Procédures, travail parlementaire et fonctionnement des assemblées.
    Procedures, parliamentary work and functioning of assemblies.
  4. Eloquence, rhétorique, discours : les formes de la délibération.
    Eloquence, rhetoric, discourse: forms of deliberation.
  5. Images, représentation et médiatisation de la vie parlementaire.
    Images, representation and media coverage of parliamentary life.
  6. Les Parlements face aux autres pouvoirs (exécutif, judiciaire, économique, religieux, médiatique)
    Parliaments facing other powers (executive, judicial, economic, religious, media)
  7. La vie des assemblées dans les périodes de guerre, de crise et dans les transitions institutionnelles.
    The life of assemblies in times of war, crisis and institutional transitions.

Paper Submission:

Proposals must be accompanied by a copy stating the title, name(s) of the author(s), contact details (mailing address, city, telephone number and e-mail address), academic/professional activity, name of institution or company and a brief CV. Paper proposals will be accepted in French, English or German.

The deadline for proposal submission is 1 June 2017 and paper proposals must be submitted to jeang78@orange.fr and pierre.allorant@gmail.com. All authors will be notified of the acceptance of proposals before 31th may 2017.

For more conference details see the conference website:

https://ichrpi2017.wixsite.com/orleans

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