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Politics of the Low Countries

Politics of the Low Countries (PLC) provides scientific insights in Belgian and Dutch politics. It is the official journal of the Flemish (VPW), Francophone (ABSP) and Luxembourg (LuxPol) political science associations in cooperation with the Dutch Political Science Association (NKWP). The journal has a comprehensive scope, embracing all the major political developments in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.

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Editorial board

Julien Van Ostaaijen, Stefanie Beyens, Daphne van der Pas, Katja Biedenkopf, Min Reuchamps (co-Editor-in-chief), Brenda Van Coppenolle, Christophe Lesschaeve, Maurits Meijers, Caroline Close, Luana Russo (co-Editor-in-chief), Audrey Vandeleene, Eline Severs, Ruud Wouters, Geoffrey Grandjean, Nadim Farhat, and Rebecca Gebauer (Editorial assistant)

Call for PLC PhD Review Proposals

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Call for papers for the special issue: Communication in environmental politics in the low countries

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Call for papers for the special issue: Affective polarisation

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