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Call for Chapters: Handbook of Research on Political Identity and Democratic Citizenship

Call for Chapters: Handbook of Research on Political Identity and Democratic Citizenship

The role and the scope of political identity, along with political engagement and democraitc citizenship, in modern democracy is constantly changing. This provides the grounds for giving more profound considerations to public engagement in order to better understand contemporary political identities. There has never been a systematic body of work or a comprehensive “Handbook” dealing with political identity. This seems somewhat surprising. There are excellent books out there that touch upon issues of political identity. However, to date there is…

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ECPR SG Citizenship: 1st Bi-annual Conference and Workshop in Portsmouth

ECPR SG Citizenship: 1st Bi-annual Conference and Workshop in Portsmouth

We are pleased to announce a call for papers to the first of what we hope to be that start of a bi-annual ECPR Standing Group on Citizenship Conference and Workshop series. The conference will be free, and we are also pleased to let everyone know that we have now secured funds that will allow us to offer 5 x £200 travel and accommodation bursaries for early career researchers and PhDs. We would like to especially encourage young academics to…

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SG Citizenship Newsletter

SG Citizenship Newsletter

Dear SG Citizenship Members,   Our March 2019 SG Citizenship Newsletter is going to be distributed at the beginning of next week.    If you would like to share information about upcoming conferences or workshops; call for publications; advertise a new publication, journal article, special issue etc. and research project related to the topic of citizenship (broadly defined) with the other members of SG Citizenship, please reply to this email or email Nora with the relevant information by 4 March 2019.   We have two news to share with you in the meantime: 1. Extended Deadline for our 1st ECPR SG…

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Marie Curie PhD positions at University of Aberdeen

Marie Curie PhD positions at University of Aberdeen

TRADITIONS OF CITIZENSHIP WITHIN AND BEYOND EUROPE The University of Aberdeen, in collaboration with the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie programme, is delighted to offer 6 Early Stage Researcher (PhD) positions, lasting 3 years starting in September 2019, for ground-breaking research on how political concepts, such as nation, 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…

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CFP – ECPR SG Citizenship 1st Bi-annual Conference and Workshop: ‘Citizenship and democracy in (dis)integrating communities’

CFP – ECPR SG Citizenship 1st Bi-annual Conference and Workshop: ‘Citizenship and democracy in (dis)integrating communities’

The ideal of citizenship and its role in building (political) communities and so democracy more broadly have perhaps never been under as much pressure as today. This is especially so against the backdrop of bespoke processes of community (dis)integration at local, national, international and cross-cutting levels. One example is the increased call for independence by “non-self-governing territories” which possess and make claim for distinct social and political identities, such as Catalonia. Another is seemingly dis-United Kingdom that is not-quite withdrawn…

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SG Citizenship Section (2019) – Putting citizenship into perspective: (A)part of the problem or the solution?

SG Citizenship Section (2019) – Putting citizenship into perspective: (A)part of the problem or the solution?

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  

European Academy of Religion Annual Conference 2019

European Academy of Religion Annual Conference 2019

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…

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