Workshop organized by IPSA’s Research Committee on Legislative Specialists (RC08) and 6th FP project RECON – Reconstituting Democracy in Europe, WP3 Host Institution: Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. The workshop will take place at the Academic Conference Center, Prague 1, Jilská 4a on 14-15 October 2011. The purpose of the workshop is to address the current issues in parliamentary research and broaden the research agenda. Organizational issues of the workshop include discussion of the final results and theoretical contributions of the WP3 “Representation and Institutional Make-up” to the REON Project and RCLS Meeting aimed at discussing practical and organizational aspects of RC LS such as future events, publications etc. Deadline for paper proposals is May 15 - see our Upcomin section for further details.