Parliaments, Estates and Representation is the journal of the International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions. It is peer-reviewed and is published twice a year. It is concerned with political theory and the institutional practice of representation, as well as the internal organization and the social and political background to parliaments and assemblies of estates. The journal publishes scholarly articles covering the whole spectrum of the history of representative institutions up to the present day. It welcomes all contributions which fall within its field of interest, including papers presented at the conferences of the ICHRPI.