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PhD student on ‘Populism and Democratic Defence in Europe’ (Lund University)

PhD student on ‘Populism and Democratic Defence in Europe’ (Lund University)

PhD student in Political Science, Populism and Democratic Defence in Europe Lund University, Department of Political Science Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 600 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition. The Faculty of Social Sciences at Lund University is one of the leading education…

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CfP: Our Section at the ECPR Conference in Innsbruck

CfP: Our Section at the ECPR Conference in Innsbruck

 Call for panels and papers  Section 14: Concepts, Practices, Actions: Theories, Methodologies and Techniques of analysing Politics beyond the Nation State  ECPR General Conference 2020  26-28 August, Innsbruck, Austria  Section Chair: Claudia Wiesner (University of Applied Sciences, Fulda)  Section Co-Chair: Kristin Anabel Eggeling (University of Copenhagen)  This Section is endorsed by the Standing Group ‘Political Concepts’, and supported by the Standing Group on International Relations and the Standing Group on Political Sociology  In the last decade, political science and its…

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New publisher and website for Redescriptions!

New publisher and website for Redescriptions!

The flagship journal of our Standing Group has now a new publisher and a brand-new website. Redescriptions: Political Thought, Conceptual History and Feminist Theory is now published by Helsinki University Press under its new revolutionary policy “Open Access without author fees”! Check it out here: https://journal-redescriptions.org Presenters of papers at our Standing Group conference panels, workshops and other events are strongly encouraged to submit their articles for publication to Redescriptions. For more info, please contact Kari Palonen and Anthoula Malkopoulou.

IPSA Summer School on Concept Analysis in the Web Environment

IPSA Summer School on Concept Analysis in the Web Environment

September 22-26, 2019 in Capri, Italy. The 2nd edition of the IPSA Summer School on Concept Analysis in the Web environment will be held in Anacapri, the enchanting island in the gulf of Naples, Italy. This leading IPSA program provides advanced theoretical and practical training in qualitative methodology, based on the Hyperpolitics approach for concept analysis in political science. Hyperpolitics is a pioneering application of web 2.0 logic to create a Repository of Political Science Concepts. An academic ecosystem, comprising…

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Summer School on Political Concepts

Summer School on Political Concepts

Call for Applications – Deadline April 15th, 2019 Joint summer school co-organized by ECPR StG Political Concepts and CONCEPTA On 12-23 August 2019 the annual summer school “Introduction to Conceptual History” will be offered by the Centre for Nordic Studies at the University of Helsinki. Now in its fourteenth year, the course is organized jointly by Concepta: International Research School in Conceptual History and The Political Concepts Standing Group of the European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR). An international team…

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CfP workshop and PhD summer school (funding available): Conceptualizing ‘Political’

CfP workshop and PhD summer school (funding available): Conceptualizing ‘Political’

CONCEPTUALIZING “POLITICAL” Thursday 13th – Friday 14th June 2019 Followed by PhD summer school, Saturday 15th – Sunday 16th June Hosted by the Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law (https://cisrul.blog/) at the University of Aberdeen Deadline for submission: 29th March 2019 The term “political” is generally used as loosely by scholars as by the public. This workshop does not aim to agree on a common definition of “political”. Instead, the goal is to map different ways in…

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Apply to one of our 8 panels in Wroclaw!

Apply to one of our 8 panels in Wroclaw!

In the next ECPR General Conference in Wroclaw we again hope for a large presence. Our Section “Hybrid concepts and the concept of hybridity” features 8 panels, all of which still have room for papers. Submit your abstract through the ECPR platform by Monday, 18 February, and feel free to also contact the panel chairs beforehand. Here below are descriptions of the planned panels. Panel overview for Section “Hybrid Concepts and the Concept of Hybridity” Hybrid Regimes in Comparative Politics:…

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The Democracy Matrix goes online!

The Democracy Matrix goes online!

Simultaneous to the start of the new homepage, the Democracy Matrix Research Project team published the first version of the Democracy Matrix dataset. The Democracy Matrix (DeMaX) is a tool for measuring democratic quality. Drawing on data from the Varieties-of-Democracy-Project (V-Dem), the Democracy Matrix covers more than 170 countries in the period between 1900 and 2017. Thus, the DeMaX presents itself as an alternative to common measurement concepts. If you want to learn more about the research project of the…

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Call for Papers: AFSP & COSPOF Congress 2-4 July 2019 – Bordeaux

Call for Papers: AFSP & COSPOF Congress 2-4 July 2019 – Bordeaux

This is a call for contributions for a thematic section at the 2019 Congress of the French Political Science Association (AFSP), that will be held in the city of Bordeaux on July 2-4, 2019. The section titled “Articulating theoretical “models” and empirical “data”: toolboxes and investigation feedbacks” provides a space for researchers working on political concepts to present their work and discuss their methodologies for the study of politics, especially the connection between theoretical and empirical dimensions of research. Proposals (1 page) in…

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Call for Panels for our 2019 Section Proposal

Call for Panels for our 2019 Section Proposal

Call for Panel Proposals for our Section at the 2019 ECPR General Conference in Wroclaw. Section Title: “Hybrid concepts and the concept of hybridity“. Please submit your short panel abstract (max. 200 words) to both Christoph Mohamad-Klotzbach (ch.mohamad@uni-wuerzburg.de) and Claudia Wiesner (claudia.wiesner@sk.hs-fulda.de). Deadline: 16.11.2018. For more info, please read below.   Proposal Section for ECPR General Conference in Wrocław 2019 Keywords: Political concepts; hybridity; democracy; political regimes; Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory & Philosophy; Party Politics; Politics & Media;…

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