Section 33: Identity and Challenges to Democracy – ECPR General Conference Hamburg

Section 33: Identity and Challenges to Democracy – ECPR General Conference Hamburg

We are happy to announce that we are able to host presentations of 22 exciting papers in 5 panels at the ECPR General conference in Hamburg this August. (The full program is available on the ECPR webpage) Panel 1 Transformations of national identity in Europe National identities are social constructs that position a group of nationals in relation to ‘others’. When exposed to the effects of globalization, when new people enter the national community, when countries are struck by severe crises…

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CfA – 8th Berlin Summer School in Social Science

CfA – 8th Berlin Summer School in Social Science

The 8th Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences “Linking Theory and Empirical Research”, is a methodological Summer School for young researchers that explicitly focuses on the linkage between theory and empirical social research with thematic areas which include identity research. Please, find the call for applications and contact details below. ######################### Berlin, July 16 – 26, 2018 We are delighted to announce the 8th Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences. The summer school aims at supporting young researchers by strengthening their…

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CfP: “Nationalism and the Market”, University La Sapienza in Rome, 21st to 22nd June 2018

CfP: “Nationalism and the Market”, University La Sapienza in Rome, 21st to 22nd June 2018

Call for papers for the international conference “Nationalism and the Market” University La Sapienza, Roma, Italy 21st-22nd June 2018 The Research Centre for the study of Politics of Sciences Po (CEVIPOF) in collaboration with the Research Centre for International Cooperation (CEMAS) at the University La Sapienza in Rome and the Interdiscplinary Laboratory of Ecole polytechnique Paris (LinX) are organizing an international conference entitled ‘Nationalism and the Market’ from 21st to 22nd June 2018. This conference will be held at La Sapienza in Rome, Italy. The working language…

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SG Identity on social media

SG Identity on social media

We are happy to announce that the SG has a Facebook page and a Twitter account @SGidentityECPR. Please, visit the website and check the FB page and Twitter feed for the newest events, initiatives, and comments. We will be glad to use the newly created SG’s social media platform to distribute information about members’ new publications, projects, calls for papers, or job openings related to the focus of our group. Just drop us an email or tweet at us with…

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Call for papers and panels – ECPR General Conference Hamburg

Call for papers and panels – ECPR General Conference Hamburg

S33: “Identity and Challenges to Democracy”: ECPR General Conference Section organized by the SG on Identity The call for papers and panels is now open! Your paper and panel proposals should be submitted through the ECPR website by 15 February. Robert Dahl has famously argued that democracy has undergone major transformations from its very inception until today, among others, from the democratic city-states to the nation-states, from small-scale polities to mass democracies. A shared identity among the people of a…

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Call for ideas and proposals: Identity section at ECPR general Conference Hamburg 2018

Call for ideas and proposals: Identity section at ECPR general Conference Hamburg 2018

The Standing Group Identity is proposing to host a section at the next ECPR General Conference in Hamburg (Sep. 2018). As we want to give you the opportunity to present and discuss your work in one of the panels, we’re asking you to let us know which topics you’d like to see addressed in the section proposal. Please send your ideas to SGidentityECPR@gmail.com by 10 November. You’re welcome to send us a more elaborate panel proposal, but just a short…

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Welcome to the ECPR Standing Group ‘Identity’

Welcome to the ECPR Standing Group ‘Identity’

The ECPR Standing Group Identity provides a forum for researchers studying identity as a driving force for change as well as a causal factor for individuals’ and groups’ capability to adapt to new challenges. Our aim is bringing social scientists together to share insights on identity and its impact on social and political life. On this website, you will find information about the goals, members and activities of the Standing Group. Please feel free to contact us with information about…

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