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Election time!

Election time!

Dear colleagues, There are 4 candidates for 3 positions on the Steering Committee of the Standing Group. You are therefore invited to vote on the ECPR website under the My ECPR menu. You can vote until Friday 10th August. This means that the new Steering Committee will be introduced at the next General Conference in Hamburg. We will be having a SG business meeting on the Friday during the midday break (13:00-13:45, VMP 5 Room 2071). Here are the 4…

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Election of a new Steering Committee

Election of a new Steering Committee

Dear Colleagues, The time has come for an election of the three members of the Steering Committee of the Standing Group on Federalism and Regionalism. Please email Arjan Schakel (a.schakel@maastrichtuniversity.nl) or Elodie Fabre (e.fabre@qub.ac.uk) to nominate yourself. Members from non-affiliated member institutions can only be secretary; members from affiliated institutions can be candidate for any position (convenor, secretary, or treasurer). Arjan Schakel and Elodie Fabre will be candidates again, but Simon Toubeau is stepping down from the steering committee. Now…

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Call for Panels (with Papers) and individual Papers for the 2016 ECPR General Conference

Call for Panels (with Papers) and individual Papers for the 2016 ECPR General Conference

The 10th ECPR General Conference will be held from 7 -10 September 2016, at Charles University, Prague; the oldest institution of higher learning in Central Europe. The Standing Group on Federalism and Regionalism is organising the Section Comparative Territorial Politics, and you can now submit your proposals for full Panels (which should include 3-5 Papers), and individual Papers. Further details can be found on the website. Panels (including 3-5 Papers) can be proposed here. Individual Papers can be found here. Guidelines…

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How to propose a paper for the General Conference

How to propose a paper for the General Conference

If you want to propose a paper to one of the panels in the SG section on Comparative Territorial Politics (see post below for a list of panels), please upload your abstract and details via MyECPR. You do not have to come from a member-institution of the ECPR to submit a proposal but you must have a MyECPR account. Members may also propose additional panels with papers to our section. The Academic Organisers will decide whether to grant the SG more than 8…

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Section for the 2016 General Conference, Prague, 7-10/09/2016

Section for the 2016 General Conference, Prague, 7-10/09/2016

The Standing Group was granted a full section with eight panels. The Section chair is Arjan Schakel a.schakel@maastrichtuniversity.nl and the co-chair is Elodie Fabre e.fabre@qub.ac.uk  Here is the list of panels. 4 are fully open and will accept up to 5 papers; 2 are half-open and have a more limited number of available places; and 2 are already full. Please contact the panel chair(s) if you wish to present a paper in one of the panels below or if you would like…

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Call for Panels and Papers for the General Conference

Call for Panels and Papers for the General Conference

The ECPR’s General Conference is its largest event, often bringing together some 2,500 political scientists from throughout the world. The 2015 Conference is taking place at Université de Montréal – the ECPR’s first ever event to be held outside of Europe. The list of Sections has been finalised; and the call is open for Full Panels and individual Papers. Since this is a combined stage, individuals are able to propose to a Section, either a Panel including 4 – 5…

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Call for Joint Sessions Paper Proposals

Call for Joint Sessions Paper Proposals

Paper proposals for the 2015 Joint Sessions of Workshops can now be submitted, by clicking here. The deadline for Paper proposals is 1 December 2014. To view the Academic Programme, please click here. If you have any questions, please contact Marcia Taylor (jointsessions@ecpr.eu).

Could you shape the future of the ECPR? 

Could you shape the future of the ECPR? 

For the last 44 years the ECPR has been instrumental in shaping the development of the political science discipline. With a portfolio of major international events, highly ranked publications, prestigious prizes and an institutional membership that is growing year on year, the ECPR remains at the cutting edge of political science and is the association for all involved in its study. By the end of March 2015, the term of office will expire for five Executive Committee members who were…

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