The ECPR is now accepting proposals for the 2022 Joint Sessions of Workshops, scheduled to take place at the University of Edinburgh and online in April 2022. The deadline for submissions is 15 November 2021. The Standing Group on Extremism & Democracy welcomes workshop proposals to endorse.

Proposals endorsed by Standing Groups have significantly higher chances of getting approved by the ECPR and we thus encourage members to avail themselves of this opportunity. We would like to invite all interested members to draft proposals and submit them to us for consideration. In order to receive endorsement of the Standing Group, we have drafted criteria and timelines for your reference.

Criteria for endorsement

  • Overall respect of the general ECPR proposal guidelines
  • Overall quality of the proposal
  • Fit of the proposal with the core topics of the Standing Group on Extremism & Democracy
  • Inclusiveness of the proposal in terms of theoretical and methodological perspectives (i.e. potential to attract a broad range of members)
  • Accommodation of diversity (gender, geographical spread, levels of experience in the discipline)
  • Rotation (in terms of teams behind the proposals and of complementarity with workshops/sections from prior years)

Timeline for submissions

We request proposals to be sent to the Standing Group Steering Committee ( by and no later than 5 November 2021, as processing the applications within the Standing Group takes time and because we would like to give you some time to have a chance to consider our feedback. Late, partial or incomplete submissions will not be considered.

We look forward to receiving your proposals!