The group organised a panel at the 2013 Annual International Political Studies Association meeting in Cardiff.
Contemporary Political Leadership in Open Societies in a turbulent world
Chair: Richard Hayton
- David Bell (University of Leeds) A Preliminary to a Typology of Political Leadership in Western Political Systems
- Mark Bennister (Canterbury Christ Church University), Tim Heppell (University of Leeds) Ejecting the Party Leader: The Removal of Kevin Rudd and Non Removal of Gordon Brown
- Jamie Stacey (Swansea University) A British to French ‘Liaison Romantique’ – Assessing French Presidential Statecraft through the Case Study of Nicolas Sarkozy