Dear Members of the Standing Group Citizenship, we are very happy to inform you that our section Putting citizenship into perspective: (A)part of the problem or the solution? has been accepted for the next ECPR General Conference in Wroclaw, September 4-7, 2019. The call for Panels and individual papers is open since December, 5th via the ECPR website. It will close on 18 February 2019. Please, find the section description here: ECPR-Citizenship-Section
Dear SG Citizenship Members, please, find attached a CfP for a section at the 2019 Congress of the French Political Science Association (AFSP) in Bordeaux in 2019: CFP ST 34 – AFSP
Dear SG Citizenship Members, please, find the minutes from the 2018 General Meeting of the Standing Group on Citizenship in Hamburg here: Minutes SG Citizenship Meeting 2018.
Religion plays a central role in our world. Shared knowledge and academic reflection can stimulate a peaceful coexistence and avoid religious illiteracy. Both in the academic world and in Europe as a whole, there is a basis of a shared understanding of the importance of religious pluralism, religious freedom, ecumenical dialogue, and of the role of religions and of religious studies in order to build peace and citizenship in the global world. The European Academy of Religion (EuARe) is a research initiative launched under the high patronage of the European Parliament which offers an exchange platform to academies and scientific societies; associations; research centers and institutions; university labs, clusters, and departments; journals, publishers, media and scholars coming from Europe and the surrounding regions. The Annual Conference 2019 will be held in Bologna from Monday 4th…
Once regarded as the bastion of peace, unity and progress, the European Union project may be in crisis. Populist and anti-European tendencies disrupt decision-making procedures and expressions of doubts regarding both the feasibility and legitimacy of the EU disturb its roadmaps and rationales. At the same time, however, this putative crisis may provoke a pertinent re-examination and reshaping of European institutions and practices. In this context, political identification is, more than ever, a crucial area of research. This workshop is…
The University of Aberdeen, in collaboration with the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie programme, is delighted to offer six Early Stage Researcher (PhD) positions, lasting 3 years starting in September 2018, for ground-breaking research on how political concepts, such as citizenship, civil society and rule of law, are used in the world. ESRs will complete a PhD with an inter-disciplinary supervisory team and benefit from a world-class training programme, including placements with one or more of our 23 international partners. We…
This workshop “Becoming politically aware” promotes research collaborations between senior and junior researchers within the social sciences inter-nationally. It also promotes new knowledge, at an empirical, conceptual and methodological level, and elaboration of unique new research areas and programs, concerning democracy and the development of political and participatory skills. Please, find more information here: Workshop
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….
The minute from the 2017 General Meeting of the Standing Group on Citizenship in Oslo can be found here: Minute-SG-Citizenship-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