Call for Panel Proposals for 2018 ECPR General Conference

Call for Panel Proposals for 2018 ECPR General Conference

As in the previous years, the Steering Committee has drafted a Section Proposal for the upcoming, 2018 ECPR General Conference. Our proposal is titled ‘“The people want” active citizenship: New ideals, new practices and new settings?’ and focuses on the issue of active citizenship, with a special interest in the following areas: Ideals and challenges of active citizenship; including its meaning and significance; as well as any revisions and/or recent advances which has strengthened, altered or potentially defied theoretical expectations….

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STANDING GROUP ON CITIZENSHIP GENERAL MEETING 2017

STANDING GROUP ON CITIZENSHIP GENERAL MEETING 2017

Time: Friday, 8th  September, at 12.45-14.00 Building: BL07 P.A. Munchs hus Room: PAM SEM 6 Please bring your ideas and suggestions for the activities of the SG Citizenship! Do not hesitate to contact the steering committee of the SG Citizenship to share your ideas! Please have a look at the attached agenda of the SG Citizenship meeting 2017

ECPR General Conference, University of Oslo, 6 – 9 September 2017

ECPR General Conference, University of Oslo, 6 – 9 September 2017

Citizenship: The Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion (S13) This section, organised by The Standing Group on Citizenship, explores the political, social, cultural and intimate terrain of inclusive/exclusive citizenship. It aims to gather together interdisciplinary work addressing the persistence of citizenship in contemporary politics and academic scholarship, but also new ways of practicing and theorising citizenship. The scene of dead asylum seekers washing up on beaches, increasingly restrictive welfare regimes, deportation of the dangerous and unwanted, the deaths of young black…

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Citizenship and Identity Workshop

Citizenship and Identity Workshop

Workshop 7-8 June 2017, University of Portsmouth. The intersection between citizenship and identity: Contemporary processes of differentiation and exclusion This workshop seeks to provide a critical context for theoretical and empirical examinations of the intersection between citizenship and identity. Observed as the dynamic bond between a sovereign political community and the individual, citizenship is expected to shape community-building processes. The significance of identity in these processes cannot be stressed enough – it is, only, by bringing citizenship and identity together that ‘imagined…

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ECPR Conference Prague 07-10 September 2016. Call for panels in the SG Citizenship section

ECPR Conference Prague 07-10 September 2016. Call for panels in the SG Citizenship section

ECPR Conference Prague 07-10 September 2016. Call for panels in the SG Citizenship section Citizenship debates: Normative, empirical and policy reflections on contemporary developments Regional conflicts, economic and social crises have made citizenship one of the major political focal points for contemporary debates. This is heightened in the struggles over the rights and responsibilities concerning refugees and asylum seekers today. In the overwhelming exodus of people from the global south to north, the European Union as well as other states have…

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Next ECPR General Conference in Prague

Next ECPR General Conference in Prague

Do not miss the next ECPR’s General Conference in Prague. Citizenship Standing Group will endorsed one section in this conference : “Citizenship Debates: Normative, Empirical and Policy Reflections on Contemporary Developments“, chair by Trond Solhaug (Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Trondheim) and co-chair by Katja Mäkinen (University of Jyväskylä); And some members of the Standing Group organised another section : “Citizenship Education: New Challenges and Recent Developments“, chair by Bernard Fournier (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) and Daniel Oross (Centre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences).

Reminder: PISA Joint session, 24-28th April 16 2016, Postnational Challenges and Tensions Between Citizenship and Nation-State

Reminder: PISA Joint session, 24-28th April 16 2016, Postnational Challenges and Tensions Between Citizenship and Nation-State

Reminder: PISA Joint session, 24-28th April 16 2016, Postnational Challenges and Tensions Between Citizenship and Nation-State Deadline for paper proposal is 1st December 15. If you wish to join please go to ECPR Website (http://ecpr.eu/Events/PanelList.aspx?EventID=101) Abstract Understood as the link between a sovereign political community and the individual, citizenship has served as a contested arena of social, legal and political struggles (Marshall, 1950). It has had a particularly strong association with nation-states, where concepts of nationalism, national unity and citizenship have…

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