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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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Marie Skłodowska-Curie PhD positions: Political Concepts in the World (POLITICO)

Marie Skłodowska-Curie PhD positions: Political Concepts in the World (POLITICO)

The University of Aberdeen, in collaboration with the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie programme, is delighted to offer six Early Stage Researcher (PhD) positions, lasting 3 years starting in September 2018, for ground-breaking research on how political concepts, such as 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 or more of our 23 international partners. We…

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Extended deadline: ECPR Conference Prague 07-10 September 2016

Extended deadline: ECPR Conference Prague 07-10 September 2016

Extended deadline: ECPR Conference Prague 07-10 September 2016. Call for panels in the SG Citizenship section Regional conflicts, economic and social crises have made citizenship one of the major political focal points for contemporary debates. This is heightened in the struggles over the rights and responsibilities concerning refugees and asylum seekers today. In the overwhelming exodus of people from the global south to north, the European Union as well as other states have been forced to re-address common policies of…

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Extended deadline: Call for papers workshop ‘A process of (dis)integration?’: Citizens’ attitudes towards, and participation in, national and EUropean politics’

Extended deadline: Call for papers workshop ‘A process of (dis)integration?’: Citizens’ attitudes towards, and participation in, national and EUropean politics’

Extended deadline: Call for papers workshop ‘A process of (dis)integration?’: Citizens’ attitudes towards, and participation in, national and EUropean politics’ Portsmouth, 10-11 September 2015 Call for papers: Extended deadline 10 August 2015 The ECPR Standing Group on Citizenship in association with the Centre for European & International Studies Research (CEISR) and the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence for the Study of a Transnational Europe (CESTE) are pleased to announce that our original call for papers to the above workshop, exploring citizens’ attitudes towards, and participation in,…

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International Political Science Association in Montreal

International Political Science Association in Montreal

International Political Science Association in Montreal Our group organises two panels during the next IPSA in Montreal (July 18-24). Please joint us in one of those: Wednesday, July 23rd 17:00 – Palais des congrès 514a Panel: Political Participation of Young People in Changing Contexts Thursday, July 24th 13:00 – Palais des congrès 515a Panel: Citizenship Education: Trends and Developments