On the IPSA Congress in Madrid 2012 RCLS will organize three panels: (1) The role of parliamentary opposition in the legislative process; (2) The role of representative assemblies in autocratic and semi-democratic systems; (3) The costs and benefits of organized interest representation in the parliamentary process. Non members of RCs are encouraged to participate in RC sessions. The names of the RCs and an invitation to non-members to submit paper proposals to the RC Chairs will be displayed on the IPSA Congress website as of August 31, 2011. Deadline to submit RC panel proposals is August 18, 2011. For panel abstracts and application rule see here.