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Social Movements Midterm conference 2020 “Democratic struggles: contention, social movements and democracy”

Social Movements Midterm conference 2020 “Democratic struggles: contention, social movements and democracy”

Social Movements Midterm conference 2020 “Democratic struggles: contention, social movements and democracy”   POSTPONED to Autumn 2020! More info to come. Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, University of Tartu, Estonia     IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the organizers of the conference have taken the decision to postpone the midterm conference. We are planning to set new dates in early autumn 2020. Accepted conference participants will be informed as soon as new dates have been set. We are…

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CfP ECPR GC Innsbruck – Panel on Participation & Mobilization

CfP ECPR GC Innsbruck – Panel on Participation & Mobilization

Dear All,  the next ECPR General Conference at the University of Innsbruck (26-28 August 2020) call for panels and papers is now open.  Elena Pavan and I chair a Section there on social movements and political participation, that has been endorsed by the Standing Group on Participation and Mobilization. The Section is entitled Current Research and Challenges on Political Participation and Mobilization and here comes its full description.  To submit an individual paper on any of the themes already listed in the Section description, please…

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CfP Participation for environmental democracy

CfP Participation for environmental democracy

Panel Title: Participation for environmental democracy Chair: Louisa Parks (Associate Professor of Political Sociology, University of Trento, School of International Studies and Department of Sociology and Social Research) Co-Chair: Francesca Forno (Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Trento, Department of Sociology and Social Research) Abstract: Attention to different forms of participation aiming to protect and advocate for the environment has grown in recent years. The environmental protest wave that began with Greta Thunberg’s school strikes for the climate that spread…

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CfP ECPR-ESA midterm conference on social movements

CfP ECPR-ESA midterm conference on social movements

Dear colleagues,   We are very glad to invite you to submit papers, panels and research proposals to the 2020 ECPR-ESA midterm conference on social movements to be held at the University of Tartu (Estonia), 27-29 May. Proposals can be sent to socialmovements2020@gmail.com until January 15, 2020.   The theme of the conference is “Democratic struggles: contention, social movements and democracy.” The conference aims to attract social movement scholarship from a broad range of topics, disciplines and methodological approaches.  …

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Call for Sections, ECPR GC Innsbruck

Call for Sections, ECPR GC Innsbruck

This is just a quick reminder that the deadline for Section proposals for the 2020 ECPR General Conference is Monday 18 November. The link to the proposal guide and to propose a Section is here. The 2020 conference will take place at the University of Innsbruck, Austria from 26 – 28 August 2020. In a change to previous years, the conference will take place over three full days, Wednesday to Friday. The Daily Summary is now available via the website.

Joint Session of Workshop – CfP

Joint Session of Workshop – CfP

Dear all, Please see below a call for papers for a workshop at the ECPR Joint Sessions 2020 that was co-sponsored by our standing group. Best, Joost Dear Colleagues, The coming spring at the ECPR Joint Sessions, Sciences Po, Toulouse, France – 14-17 April 2020 the Standing Group on Participation and Mobilisation is co-sponsoring a workshop titled:  The Changing Politics of Gender in Times of De-Democratisation Papers can be submitted to the workshop by the 5th of November, 2019.  This workshop…

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ECPR General Conference 2020 in Innsbruck

ECPR General Conference 2020 in Innsbruck

2020 is the ECPR’s 50th Anniversary, and we look forward to celebrating the golden year of the ECPR with you in the ‘golden-roofed’ city of Innsbruck! As Europe’s biggest gathering of political scientists, the ECPR General Conference attracts scholars from around the world, and at all stages of their career. The event is a platform for lively discussion, idea exchange and the best thinking in the discipline. Our Academic Programme includes lectures, Roundtables, and Sections and Panels of 4 –…

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Call for Section ECPR GC 2020 and Programme ECPR GC 2019

Call for Section ECPR GC 2020 and Programme ECPR GC 2019

The Academic Programme for the ECPR General Conference 2019 is now available under: https://ecpr.eu/Events/SectionList.aspx?EventID=123 Joint Sessions 2020 – Workshops published  29 Workshops are confirmed for our 2020 Joint Sessions at Sciences Po, Toulouse. Call for Papers opens Monday 2 September. In the meantime, have a browse through the Workshops and see if there’s anything in your field. #ecprjs20 General Conference 2020 Our 14th ECPR General Conference will be held in the pretty Tyrolean city of Innsbruck.   Section proposals open Monday 16 September, and you can…

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Scholars at risk position in Trento

Scholars at risk position in Trento

Dear colleagues, UNITN takes part in the international network “Scholars at Risks” (SAR), which aims at promoting academic freedom and at providing support for scholars worldwide who are in a life-threatening condition, or whose work is severely compromised. Given the growing number of at-risk scholars who search for protection in universities based in the EU, UNITN has opened a call for 2 research fellowships (assegni di ricerca) reserved to at-risk scholars (see the eligibility conditions, as specified in the call)….

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Summer School in Berlin

Summer School in Berlin

Linking Theory and Empirical Research Berlin, July 15 – 25, 2019 We are delighted to announce the 9th Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences. The summer school aims at supporting young researchers by strengthening their ability in linking theory and empirical research. The two-week program creates an excellent basis for the development of their current research designs. In the first week, we address the key methodological challenges of concept-building, causation/explanation, and micro-macro linkage that occur in almost all research efforts….

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