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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 Papers or individual Papers. Further information explaining the stages in detail can be found in the Guidelines.

The deadline for Panel and Paper submissions is 16 February 2015. If you have any further questions, please email the General Conference Team (generalconference@ecpr.eu).

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).

CfP: 4th ECPG conference – deadline extended

CfP: 4th ECPG conference – deadline extended

11-13 June 2015, University of Uppsala

11 Sections will be organised, details of which can be found here: http://www.ecpg.eu/list-of-sections.html

Panel and Paper proposals for these Sections are now being accepted.

  • Click hereto propose a Panel (which should include a minimum of 3 Papers)
  • Click hereto propose a Paper

The deadline for all proposals is 1 November. Participants will be notified of their acceptance in early December.

Please note – all proposers (including Panel Chairs, Co-Chairs, Discussants, Paper presenters and authors) must have a MyECPR account. If you do not already have one, you can create one here. Please do not create multiple accounts. If you are now at a new institution, please log in and update your profile accordingly. You can request a password reminder here.

CfP – Glasgow Conference – Just War Theory, IPT and the Autonomy of Politics

CfP – Glasgow Conference – Just War Theory, IPT and the Autonomy of Politics

ECPR Conference – IPT Section – Just War Theory, IPT, and the Autonomy
of Politics

Deadline for abstracts: 10 February

I am putting together a panel proposal for the International
Political Theory section focussing on the intersection and implications of
recent debates within the just war tradition about the principle of the
moral equality of combatants with broader debates within international
political theory about communitarianism and cosmopolitanism. In particular,
much of the revisionist just war literature, along with much cosmopolitan
theory, pushes towards the replacement of politics by philosophy, compared
to the traditional Walzerian approach to just war theory which defends the
autonomy of politics. As such the panel welcomes papers that explore the
relationship between political decisions and moral principles in the context
of these debates.

If you are interested please submit abstracts for papers (150 words max.) to
ewan.mellor@eui.eu by 10 February.

New journal – Democratic Theory

New journal – Democratic Theory

Call for Papers

Deadline March 2014, ongoing (rolling) thereafter

Democratic Theory (http://journals.berghahnbooks.com/dt/) is a peer-reviewed journal published and distributed by Berghahn. It encourages philosophical and interdisciplinary contributions that critically explore democratic theory – in all its forms. Spanning a range of views, the journal offers a crossdisciplinary forum for diverse theoretical questions to be put forward and systematically examined. It encourages western as well as non-western ideas and is actively based on the premise that there are many forms of democracies and many types of democrats.

As a forum for debate, the journal challenges theorists to ask and answer the perennial questions that plague the field of democratisation studies:

  • Why is democracy so prominent in the world today?
  • What is the meaning of democracy?
  • Will democracy continue to expand?
  • Are current forms of democracy sufficient to give voice to ‘the people’ in an increasingly fragmented and divided world?
  • Who leads in democracy?
  • What types of non-western democratic theories are there?
  • Should democrats always defend democracy?
  • Should democrats be fearful of de-democratisation, post democracies and the rise of hybridised regimes?

For too long, the discourse of democracy has been colonized and predetermined by the West. Now more than ever there is a need to globalize – and by extension democratize – how we think about democracy: Democratic Theory provides the means for these essential debates to germinate and develop.

Colleagues are invited to submit research articles, excerpts of interviews, critical commentaries, and review essays (see http://journals.berghahnbooks.com/dt/index.php?pg=notes for more). Papers received by, or before, March 2014 will be given full consideration for inclusion in our 2nd issue of 2014. Papers received thereafter will be aimed at later issues.

Please email submissions to: dt@journals.berghahnbooks.com.

ECPR Graduate Student Conference

ECPR Graduate Student Conference

Call for Panels and Papers

ECPR Graduate Student Conference

More Panels added to Find a Friend. Check here to see if you have a Paper that would fit.

Or – email Anna Foley (afoley@ecpr.eu) if you have an idea for a Panel and need more Papers.

Deadline for the submission of all Papers and Panels via MyECPR is 20 January 2014.

ECPR GENERAL CONFERENCE, GLASGOW, 3-6 SEPTEMBER 2014

ECPR GENERAL CONFERENCE, GLASGOW, 3-6 SEPTEMBER 2014

Our SG has been awarded a Section of 8 Panels, and we invite you to propose Panels or individual Papers to it.  The deadline to do so is 15 February 2014.  Here are links that should help, including further information about procedures and the online proposal form:

If you have any difficulties with these links or other problems navigating the site, or general conference queries, please contact conference co-ordinator Jenna Barnard (jbarnard@essex.ac.uk) for help.

For any queries about the academic content, suitability of panel ideas, etc, relating to the IPT Section, please contact me (l.dobson@ed.ac.uk) or one of my co-convenors (andreas.follesdal@nchr.uio.no, catherine.lu@mcgill.ca).

Workshop: Climate Ethics and Climate Economics

Workshop: Climate Ethics and Climate Economics

The Workshop is part of the ECPR Joint Sessions, which will be held at the University of Salamanca, 10-15 April 2014. We welcome Paper proposals for the Workshop. The deadline for Paper proposals (to be submitted via MyECPR) is 1 December 2013.

Workshop Directors: Matthew Rendall (University of Nottingham) and Dominic Roser (University of Oxford)

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