Workshop on Indices and Models

WP 3 - Representation and Institutional Make-up

WP 3 events

Oslo, 26 March 2009

 

This workshop is part of a joint event of WP 1 - Theoretical Framework and WP 3 - Representation and Institutional Make-up. Day one of the workshop is dedicated to a discussion of indicators related to the RECON models (WP 3). Day two of the workshop deals with the operationalisation of the RECON models to the different research fields of the project (WP 1). 

This first session of the workshop (WP 3) will serve as an arena for the discussion of indicators related to the RECON models and EU democratic audit indicators incomparative perspective. 

Programme WP 1 session (27 March 2009)

Download programme and list of participants (pdf)

Practical information

 

Thursday 26 March 2009


12:00-13:00

Lunch at ARENA

13:00-13:30

Introduction

From models to indicators: some suggestions for how WP 3 can contribute to the operationalisation of the RECON models

Christopher Lord, ARENA, University of Oslo

13:45-15:15

Project presentations - Session 1

Representative claims-making in the 2009 European election campaign: What can they tell us about the RECON models
Johannes Pollak and Manos Sigalas, Austrian Academy of Sciences


Using Eurobarometer data on voter participation in the 2004 European elections to test the RECON models
Dionysia Tamvaki, University of Reading

15:30-17:00

Project presentations - Session 2

Some case studies in interparliamentary co-ordination and what they tell us about the RECON models
Eric Miklin, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

 

The parliaments of East and Central Europe
Petra Guasti, Czech Academy of Sciences

17:15-18:15

Plans for future collaboration within WP 3

a) Data exchange

Presentation of plans for automated collection of data on the European Parliament (voting, amendments, reports, parliamentary questions, bibliographical data of MEPs)
Bjørn Høyland, University of Oslo

b) Plans for WP 3 at the RECON mid-term conferene in Prague

 

 

Discussion to be continued on 27 March within the WP 1 workshop on the RECON models

19:30

Dinner at Restaurant Ylajali, St. Olavs plass 2 (map)

 

 

The workshop is organised by ARENA - Centre for European Studies. For more information, contact Christopher Lord (leader WP 3) or Marit Eldholm.