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CfA – Joint Session 2020 at Science Po. Deadline is the 5th of November

CfA – Joint Session 2020 at Science Po. Deadline is the 5th of November

Joint Session – 14-17 April 2020 at Science Po (France). Citizenship Education and Challenges to Democracy: Exploring Educational Practices in the ‘Political Classroom’ Participation. Abstract deadline is the 5th of November 2019 We are interested in and seek papers dealing with, but that are not limited to, the following topics:• How current challenges to democracy are addressed in the ‘political classroom’.• How critical discourses in citizenship education are shaped by social and educational ideals and structures.• How critical discourses in…

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Call for Chapters: Handbook of Research on Political Identity and Democratic Citizenship

Call for Chapters: Handbook of Research on Political Identity and Democratic Citizenship

The role and the scope of political identity, along with political engagement and democratic citizenship, in modern democracy is constantly changing. This provides the grounds for giving more profound considerations to public engagement in order to better understand contemporary political identities. There has never been a systematic body of work or a comprehensive “Handbook” dealing with political identity. This seems somewhat surprising. There are excellent books out there that touch upon issues of political identity. However, to date there is…

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ECPR SG Citizenship: 1st Bi-annual Conference and Workshop in Portsmouth

ECPR SG Citizenship: 1st Bi-annual Conference and Workshop in Portsmouth

We are pleased to announce a call for papers to the first of what we hope to be that start of a bi-annual ECPR Standing Group on Citizenship Conference and Workshop series. The conference will be free, and we are also pleased to let everyone know that we have now secured funds that will allow us to offer 5 x £200 travel and accommodation bursaries for early career researchers and PhDs. We would like to especially encourage young academics to…

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Marie Curie PhD positions at University of Aberdeen

Marie Curie PhD positions at University of Aberdeen

TRADITIONS OF CITIZENSHIP WITHIN AND BEYOND EUROPE 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. ESRs will complete a PhD with an inter-disciplinary supervisory team and benefit from a world-class training programme, including placements with one…

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CFP – ECPR SG Citizenship 1st Bi-annual Conference and Workshop: ‘Citizenship and democracy in (dis)integrating communities’

CFP – ECPR SG Citizenship 1st Bi-annual Conference and Workshop: ‘Citizenship and democracy in (dis)integrating communities’

The ideal of citizenship and its role in building (political) communities and so democracy more broadly have perhaps never been under as much pressure as today. This is especially so against the backdrop of bespoke processes of community (dis)integration at local, national, international and cross-cutting levels. One example is the increased call for independence by “non-self-governing territories” which possess and make claim for distinct social and political identities, such as Catalonia. Another is seemingly dis-United Kingdom that is not-quite withdrawn…

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European Academy of Religion Annual Conference 2019

European Academy of Religion Annual Conference 2019

Religion plays a central role in our world. Shared knowledge and academic reflection can stimulate a peaceful coexistence and avoid religious illiteracy. Both in the academic world and in Europe as a whole, there is a basis of a shared understanding of the importance of religious pluralism, religious freedom, ecumenical dialogue, and of the role of religions and of religious studies in order to build peace and citizenship in the global world. The European Academy of Religion (EuARe) is a research initiative launched under the high patronage of the European Parliament which offers an exchange platform to academies and scientific societies; associations; research centers and institutions; university labs, clusters, and departments; journals, publishers, media and scholars coming from Europe and the surrounding regions. The Annual Conference 2019 will be held in Bologna from Monday 4th…

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CFP – Community in Crisis. Political Identification in Europe.

CFP – Community in Crisis. Political Identification in Europe.

Once regarded as the bastion of peace, unity and progress, the European Union project may be in crisis. Populist and anti-European tendencies disrupt decision-making procedures and expressions of doubts regarding both the feasibility and legitimacy of the EU disturb its roadmaps and rationales. At the same time, however, this putative crisis may provoke a pertinent re-examination and reshaping of European institutions and practices. In this context, political identification is, more than ever, a crucial area of research. This workshop is…

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