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Month: February 2019

PhD positions on “Political Concepts in the World”

PhD positions on “Political Concepts in the World”

Marie Skłodowska-Curie PhD positions at the University of Aberdeen Deadline: 5 March 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. The ESRs will propose and develop their own research projects around the theme of how political…

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Apply to one of our 8 panels in Wroclaw!

Apply to one of our 8 panels in Wroclaw!

In the next ECPR General Conference in Wroclaw we again hope for a large presence. Our Section “Hybrid concepts and the concept of hybridity” features 8 panels, all of which still have room for papers. Submit your abstract through the ECPR platform by Monday, 18 February, and feel free to also contact the panel chairs beforehand. Here below are descriptions of the planned panels. Panel overview for Section “Hybrid Concepts and the Concept of Hybridity” Hybrid Regimes in Comparative Politics:…

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The Democracy Matrix goes online!

The Democracy Matrix goes online!

Simultaneous to the start of the new homepage, the Democracy Matrix Research Project team published the first version of the Democracy Matrix dataset. The Democracy Matrix (DeMaX) is a tool for measuring democratic quality. Drawing on data from the Varieties-of-Democracy-Project (V-Dem), the Democracy Matrix covers more than 170 countries in the period between 1900 and 2017. Thus, the DeMaX presents itself as an alternative to common measurement concepts. If you want to learn more about the research project of the…

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