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First edition of the Master in Social Sciences offered by the Carlos III-Juan March Institute of Social Ciencies (Carlos III University)

The Carlos III-Juan March Institute (IC3JM) at the Carlos III University of Madrid offers a twoyear Master in Social Sciences, taught entirely in English, with paths of specialization in Political Science, Sociology and Economic History. Its first edition starts in September 2106. It is an academic Master, with 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System), whose First edition of the Master in Social Sciences offered by the Carlos III-Juan March Institute of Social Ciencies (Carlos III University)

Standing Group on Southern European Politics: Call for self-nominations for the new Steering Committee

The call for self-nominations for the new Steering Committee opened on 13 February and will close on 12 March 2016. According to the ECPR’s Constitution: ‘The Standing Group is governed by a Steering Committee consisting of three members elected by and from the Standing Group members for a period of three years, renewable.‘ At least Standing Group on Southern European Politics: Call for self-nominations for the new Steering Committee

‘CfP: Rewriting the policy agenda in Southern Europe: party pledges, issue prioritisation and policymaking’, ECPR General Conference, Prague, September 2016′

Rewriting the policy agenda in Southern Europe: party pledges, issue prioritisation and policy-making The economic downturn and the Southern Eurozone experience of ‘Memorandum governance’ have reordered policy priorities and imposed new constraints on national policy making. Of particular importance are questions about how the policy agenda is being shaped in Southern Europe, where and how ‘CfP: Rewriting the policy agenda in Southern Europe: party pledges, issue prioritisation and policymaking’, ECPR General Conference, Prague, September 2016′

CfP: RECONFIGURING SOUTHERN EUROPE

Standing Group Section, ECPR Conference, Prague, September 2016 The Standing Group on Southern European Politics are holding a Section at the ECPR General Conference on Reconfiguring Southern Europe. For full details of the Section, please click here. For further details and to submit your papers, please visit: http://ecpr.eu/Events/SectionDetails.aspx?SectionID=550&EventID=95 or contact the Section Convenors, Georgios Karyotis CfP: RECONFIGURING SOUTHERN EUROPE

Call for Papers – Democracy in Southern Europe in Times of Crisis: Power and Discourse in a Three-level Game

Democracy in Southern Europe in times of crisis: Power and Discourse in a three-level game  Stella Ladi and Catherine Moury (chairs) While many studies have examined the content and effects of the reforms passed during the crisis in different countries (the ‘what’), still very little is known about the process leading to their adoption (the Call for Papers – Democracy in Southern Europe in Times of Crisis: Power and Discourse in a Three-level Game

Call for Panels (with Papers) and individual Papers for the 2016 ECPR General Conference

The 10th ECPR General Conference will be held from 7 -10 September 2016, at Charles University, Prague; the oldest institution of higher learning in Central Europe. The Standing Group on Southern European Politics is organising the Section Reconfiguring Southern Europe, and you can now submit your proposals for full Panels (which should include 3-5 Papers), Call for Panels (with Papers) and individual Papers for the 2016 ECPR General Conference

CfP – Populism in Southern Europe: The Changing Political Landscape, Charles University, Prague, 23-24 May 2016

Panel proposal for Conference on ‘Current Populism in Europe: Impact on the Political Landscape’, Charles University, Prague, 23-24 May 2015 The Standing Group on Southern European Politics invites proposals for papers for a panel on POPULISM IN SOUTHERN EUROPE: THE CHANGING POLITICAL LANDSCAPE as part of the Conference on ‘Current Populism in Europe: Impact on the Political CfP – Populism in Southern Europe: The Changing Political Landscape, Charles University, Prague, 23-24 May 2016

Panel proposal for the UACES Annual Conference, Queen Mary, University of London, 5-7 September 2016

Podemos and the New Spanish Politics The irruption of Podemos in the 2014 elections to the European Parliament has already made a profound impact on Spanish politics and the political system, which was profoundly changed in the general elections on 20 December 2015. Not only has Podemos established itself as part of the political landscape Panel proposal for the UACES Annual Conference, Queen Mary, University of London, 5-7 September 2016

ECPR General Conference: Call for Papers

The Southern European Politics Standing Group will be organising a Section at the ECPR General Conference on ‘Reconfiguring Southern Europe’. Please click here to read the full Call for Papers. For further details and to submit your papers, please visit: http://ecpr.eu/Events/SectionDetails.aspx?SectionID=550&EventID=95 or contact the Section Convenors, Georgios Karyotis (Georgios.Karyotis@glasgow.ac.uk) and/or Susannah Verney (deplan@otenet.gr)

ECPR News

3 November 2016 Propose a Section for the 2016 ECPR General Conference The 2016 ECPR General Conference will be held from 7 -10 September at Charles University, Prague; the oldest institution of higher learning in Central Europe. The General Conference is the platform for lively discussion, exchange of ideas and the best thinking in the discipline, and is Europe’s ECPR News