New Steering Committee

Following our annual business meeting at the 2015 ECPR General Conference in Montreal, a new Steering Committee has been formed for the Standing Group on Human Rights and Transitional Justice. Both Anja Mihr and Stefan Engert have stepped down after three years of committed work as co-convenors and co-founders of the Standing Group. Carlos Fernández New Steering Committee

CfP: Human Rights in an Age of Ambiguity

Fordham University, New York City, 13 – 15 June 2016 5th joint conference, organized by: Human Rights Section, International Studies Association (ISA) Human Rights Section, American Political Science Association (APSA) Human Rights Research Committee, International Political Science Association (IPSA) ECPR Standing Group on Human Rights and Transitional Justice In association with the Academic Council on CfP: Human Rights in an Age of Ambiguity

Call for Joint Sessions Paper Proposals

Paper proposals for the 2015 Joint Sessions of Workshops can now be submitted, by clicking here. The deadline for Paper proposals is 1 December 2014. To view the Academic Programme, please click here. If you have any questions, please contact Marcia Taylor (

Could you shape the future of the ECPR? 

For the last 44 years the ECPR has been instrumental in shaping the development of the political science discipline. With a portfolio of major international events, highly ranked publications, prestigious prizes and an institutional membership that is growing year on year, the ECPR remains at the cutting edge of political science and is the association Could you shape the future of the ECPR? 

CfP: 4th ECPG conference – deadline extended

11-13 June 2015, University of Uppsala 11 Sections will be organised, details of which can be found here: Panel and Paper proposals for these Sections are now being accepted. Click here to propose a Panel (which should include a minimum of 3 Papers) Click here to propose a Paper The deadline for all proposals is 1 November. Participants will be notified CfP: 4th ECPG conference – deadline extended

ECPR Research Sessions 2015: Proposals now being accepted

Radboud University Nijmegen 30 June – 3 July 2015 The Research Sessions offers established collaborative groups the opportunity to step away from their hectic work schedules and focus on commencing, or completing, their research in an environment suitable for concentrated discussion. Click here for further information. Deadline for proposals: 23 February 2015