Call for Panels and Papers

Call for Panels and Papers

Dear all, The call for panels and papers for the ECPR General Conference 2019 in Wrocław is now open. We are organizing a section titled “The Changing Role of Citizen Engagement in Today’s Challenges: Participation, Movements, Protest” which aims to provide a broad platform for the issues of concern to our standing group. In particular, we aim to bridge gaps between participation and mobilization research as well as research areas concerning political parties, democratic theory or political sociology. We welcome…

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Section Proposal for ECPR GC 2019

Section Proposal for ECPR GC 2019

Dear all, You can submit section proposals for next year’s ECPR General Conference 2019 in Wrocław until November 19th: https://ecpr.eu/Events/EventDetails.aspx?EventID=123 If you would like to receive the Standing Group’s official endorsement (which can increase the odds of being approved) you should send your proposal (following the ECPR guidelines) to me (felix.butzlaff@wu.ac.at) before October 28th. Furthermore, if you need help spreading the section proposal calling for panels afterwards or would like feedback on the draft, please do so as well. We will…

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Connect Social Movement Studies and Political Participation Research

Connect Social Movement Studies and Political Participation Research

Dear colleagues, In little over a month we will convene in Hamburg to try and “Connect Social Movement Studies and Political Participation Research”. You find the program here: Section program “Connecting Social Movement Studies and Political Participation Research”, subject to possible last minute changes. Panel chairs will inform presenters and discussants about the logistics of their panel. We would also like to invite you to our section dinner. The dinner will be on Friday the 24th at 8:15pm, and will be self-funded. The dinner will…

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ECPR General Conference Hamburg

ECPR General Conference Hamburg

Dear all,   This email is for those of you who go the ECPR General Conference in Hamburg, and concerns 1) a joint dinner, and 2) the standing group’s business meeting, to which everyone is warmly invited.   Firstly, we would like to invite you to our Standing Group dinner, which will dovetail with the section dinner of our section on “Connecting Social Movement Research and Political Participation Research”. The dinner will be on Friday the 24th at 8:15pm, and will be self-funded. The dinner will be at…

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Mentoring Session for Early Scholars @ ECPR GC Hamburg

Mentoring Session for Early Scholars @ ECPR GC Hamburg

Dear all, In the past years, our SG organised a mentoring session for early career scholars at ECPR General Conferences, and recently at the ESA/ECPR/COSMOS midterm conference as well. At this year’s General Conference in Hamburg, there will be a similar session again, and early career scholars are encouraged to participate. The session has been experienced as very useful by participants in past editions. The session will be organized this time by the SG on Political Parties, but young scholars…

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ECPR SG Participation & Mobilization – voluntary donation

ECPR SG Participation & Mobilization – voluntary donation

Dear Standing Group members, Following the outcome of the SG members’ online survey (early 2017, Report on survey) as well as the discussions we have had at the SG business meetings at the ECPR General Conferences (2016 and 2017), we are now introducing the opportunity to help fund some activities of the Standing Group. Currently, the Standing Group does not have any budget to support its activities. We thus chose to introduce voluntary donations that will provide the SG with…

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Call for Associate Editors, Political Research Exchange (PRX)

Call for Associate Editors, Political Research Exchange (PRX)

The ECPR will launch its new open access journal, Political Research Exchange (PRX) in January 2019 and is seeking a team of Associate Editors to work alongside the founding Editors in Chief, Alexandra Segerberg (University of Stockholm) and Simona Guerra (University of Leicester). PRX will be published in partnership with Taylor & Francis and will aim to cover the full spectrum of political science and international relations, harnessing latest technology to provide fast publication, flexibility in article length and format coupled with the reach and access to…

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Last call “Connecting Social Movement Studies and Political Participation Research” @ ECPR General Conference

Last call “Connecting Social Movement Studies and Political Participation Research” @ ECPR General Conference

Dear colleagues,   There’s two weeks left to submit papers and panels for the 2018 ECPR General Conference in Hamburg, 22-25 August (deadline 15 February). The SG organizes a section on “Connecting Social Movement Studies and Political Participation Research”, which generally welcomes papers on participation and mobilization, and in particular those connecting the two.   You can submit your paper as part of one of the panel proposals listed below. To do so, send your abstract (max 500 words) to…

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CfP “1968-2018, fifty years after: Where is the social movements field going?

CfP “1968-2018, fifty years after: Where is the social movements field going?

Dear all, We are excited to announce the COSMOS, ECPR, ESA midterm conference “1968-2018, fifty years after: Where is the social movements field going?”, to take place 23-25 May 2018, at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Florence. There is no conference fee, a dinner is included and we have a list of fantastic key note speakers and side events. The call for papers and program is attached. Abstracts of max. 250 words should be sent to fiftyyearsafter68@gmail.com no later than…

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