This article in French can be found in a book edited by O. Rozenberg and É. Theirs, 2018, (ed.), Traité D’´Etudes Parlementaires (pp. 607-636). (Bruxelles: Bruylant). Emma Crewe sets to summarise what anthropologists have written about parliaments up to this point and how as well as why their approach is rigorous, inter-disciplinary and good at solving complex research puzzles.