WG 4 Workshop 2 COST Action CA 16211 RECAST Reappraising Intellectual Debates on Civic Rights and Democracy in Europe Debates 2 Hosted by The Research Institute of the University of Bucharest, this second workshop of Working Group 4: Debates of COST Action RECAST is scheduled for 29–30 May 2019 in Bucharest. Convened by Taru Haapala (University of Jyväskylä), Maria Brown (University of Malta), Alexandru Volacu (University of Bucharest) and Laura Pricop (Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi), it deals with Visions of Democratic Europe under Debate. ➢ Call for Papers
Applications are now accepted for the forthcoming edition of the widely known PhD Summer School “Introduction to Conceptual History” that will be held at the University of Helsinki, 8-22 August 2018. The summer school (worth 6 ECTS) is a critical journey into the key concepts used in politics and other activities. It introduces the main aspects of the theory and methodology of conceptual analysis by discussing the work of scholars such as Reinhart Koselleck, Quentin Skinner, J. G. A. Pocock,…
Last week, under the Cypriot sun, the first ECPR Joint Sessions Workshop on behalf of the Standing Group on Political Concepts was successfully concluded at the University of Nicosia! The Workshop titled “Should the People Rule? Conceptualizing Democratic Institutions” was chaired by Anthoula Malkopoulou (Uppsala) and Lisa Hill (Adelaide) and brought together a mix of younger and senior scholars working on democratic theory from Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Australia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Switzerland, and Spain. Here is…
Applications are welcome for the 2018/2019 edition of EUPADRA (The Erasmus + Joint Master in Parliamentary Procedures and Legislative Drafting), both from students aiming at scholarships and from scholars and practitioners as visiting professors. Deadline: 28 February 2018 More info here.
Since last year, our Standing Group is the co-organizer of a summer school with a long tradition in the field: the Helsinki Summer School in Conceptual History. It is organised jointly with Concepta and the Centre for Nordic Studies at Helsinki University, and attracts a very dynamic, multidisciplinary and international crowd of PhD and advanced MA students. Check out this year’s preliminary course schedule by following this link.
At next year’s ECPR Joint Sessions, University of Nicosia, Cyprus, 10-15 April 2018, our Standing Group endorsed the Workshop “Conceptualising Democratic Institutions: Should the People Rule?”, which will be chaired by Anthoula Malkopoulou (Uppsala University), Lisa Hill (Adelaide University) and Peter Stone (Trinity College Dublin). For more information, check this link.
At the upcoming ECPR General Conference, Universitet i Oslo, Oslo, 6-9 September 2017, our Standing Group endorsed the Section S15 “Concepts in Conflict”, which will be chaired by Taru Haapala (University of Jyväskylä) and includes 8 panels. For more information, check the official section outline.