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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 IPSA Summer School on Concept Analysis in the Web Environment

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 Summer School on Political Concepts

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

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 The Democracy Matrix goes online!

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

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 Call for Panels for our 2019 Section Proposal

We are now on Facebook and Twitter!

We are very glad to announce that both our official Facebook page and Twitter account are now launched! You can follow us @EcprG on Twitter and check our Facebook page at fb.me/EcprPoliticalConcepts. Both accounts are open to members of the Standing Group to promote their works and announce any upcoming events. Just drop in a We are now on Facebook and Twitter!

CfP Rethinking Compulsory Voting

Are you working on the political theory of compulsory voting? Do you know someone who does? Then this Call for Abstracts is for you! International workshop “Rethinking Compulsory Voting”. 8 December 2018, Geneva, Département de science politique et relations internationals, Université de Genève. Speakers: Matteo Bonotti (Monash University, Melbourne), Annabelle Lever (Sciences Po, Paris), Anthoula Malkopoulou (Uppsala Universitet). Organizer: Nenad CfP Rethinking Compulsory Voting

Successful presence in Hamburg!

The ECPR General Conference 2018, held in 22-25 August, was a great success for the members of the Political Concepts Standing Group. We had a strong presence with nine panels in our own Section. The Section was organized by Rieke Trimcev (Greifswald) and Rosario Lopez (Malaga) and numerous papers were presented on a wide range Successful presence in Hamburg!