Parliaments, Estates and Representation

Parliaments, Estates & Representation - Parlements, Etats et Representation is the journal of the International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions (ICHRPI) - Commission internationale pour l'histoire des Assemblees d'Etats (CIHAE). The aims of the journal, as of the Commission, are 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. It facilitates the international exchange of bibliographical information. It is concerned with the political theory and institutional practice of representation as well as with the internal organization, political culture and the social and political background to parliaments and assemblies of estates. Representative urban institutions and international parliamentary organizations also fall within its remit. The journal publishes scholarly articles covering the whole spectrum of the history of representative institutions up to the present day. The journal welcomes all contributions which fall within its field of interest, including papers presented at conferences of the ICHRPI. Articles may be submitted in English, French or German.

Two issues a year.

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Latest articles

Volume 33 (2)

Editorial Board
vol. 33 (2): 0-0
James VII as unionist and nationalist: a monarch's view of the Scottish Parliament as revealed through his writings
vol. 33 (2): 101-119
Scottish Presbyterian networks in Ulster and the Irish House of Commons, 1692–1714
vol. 33 (2): 120-139
Prorogation and partisanship in Tasmania and South Australia
vol. 33 (2): 140-155
Establishment of state religion and requirements for public office
vol. 33 (2): 156-185
Parliamentary decision making and foreign policy: Sweden's participation in international armed missions and the crucial role of the Riksdag
vol. 33 (2): 186-201
The German Parliament
vol. 33 (2): 202-203
Opera Selecta, vol. II, Poland and Prussia in the Baltic Area from the Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Century
vol. 33 (2): 204-205
In the King's Shadow. The Political Anatomy of Democratic Representation
vol. 33 (2): 205-207
The Strain of Representation: How Parties Represent Diverse Voters in Western and Eastern Europe
vol. 33 (2): 207-209
States of Credit. Size, Power, and the Development of European Polities
vol. 33 (2): 209-211
Contempt of Parliament
vol. 33 (2): 211-212
vol. 33 (2): 213-214
Instructions to Authors
vol. 33 (2): 215-219
Commission Newsletter: Autumn 2013
vol. 33 (2): 220-229
Call for papers: 65th Conference of the International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions
vol. 33 (2): 230-0
The Emile Lousse Essay Prize 2014 competition
vol. 33 (2): 231-0

Volume 33 (1)

‘Your Politick, self designing sister’: The role of Katherine, first Duchess of Atholl in the Scottish parliamentary elections of 1702
vol. 33 (1): 1-19
British ideas, American parliamentarism. Republican and Liberal echoes in the Philadelphia Constitutional Convention of 1787
vol. 33 (1): 20-33
1812–15: The debate about the High Court of the Sicilian Parliament
vol. 33 (1): 34-44