The IPSG held its annual group meeting in Manchester, and we are delighted to announce the following additions to our executive committee:
Dr Laura Polverari (University of Strathclyde) is joining us as our group's secretary, and
Dr Antonella Seddone (University of Turin) is joining us as SISP & Italy liaison officer. At the meeting Dr Arianna Giovannini was also appointed as co-convenor of the IPSG, whilst maintaining her role as communication officer.
The group also set its agenda for next the next year, which will involve very interesting activities and prizes -- details of which will be posted on this page very shortly.
Furthermore, the IPSG organised three panels at this year's PSA conference:
- The Politicisation of Identities in Peripheral Regions (in collaboration with the PSA's Territorial Politics Specialist Group)
- Economic and Political Crisis in Italy and Greece in the Context of Europe (in collaboration with the PSA's Greek Politics Specialist Group)
- The Day After Tomorrow - Italian Politics and the Long Transition
|Arjan Schakel, Antonella Seddone, Arianna Giovannini, Joanie Willet and John Rowe - "Politicisation of Identities in Peripheral Regions", Panel discussion|
|The IPSG at the PSA's annual dinner: Antonella Seddone, Giulia Sandri, Arianna Giovannini, Annarita Criscitello, Paul Furlong and Laura Polverari|