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Summer School on Methods and Approaches in Political Theory, July 2016

Summer School on Methods and Approaches in Political Theory, July 2016

The University of Limerick will host a Summer School on Methods and Approaches in Normative Political Theory/Philosophy, sponsored by the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR). The summer school is co-organised by the ECPR Standing Group in Political Theory, the ECPR Standing Group in Kantian Political Thought, and the Social Justice and Public Ethics Research Cluster at the University of Limerick. It is primarily aimed at graduate students and postdoctoral researchers working in the fields of moral and political philosophy/theory…

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New MA in Ethics and International Affairs at Limerick (Ireland)

New MA in Ethics and International Affairs at Limerick (Ireland)

The University of Limerick, Department of Politics and Public Administration (PPA), offers a new MA programme in Ethics in International Affairs. This one-year, full-time programme allows students to either specialise in political theory with a focus on the global dimension or combine the study of ethical theories with practical questions in international affairs. The core modules give students a solid foundation in contemporary political theory, especially theories of justice, both domestic and global. There is a wide range of optional…

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CFP: ECPR General Conference, Montreal, Canada, 26 – 29 August 2015

CFP: ECPR General Conference, Montreal, Canada, 26 – 29 August 2015

The Political Theory Standing Group solicits panel and paper proposals for the 2015 ECPR General Conference, to be held in Montreal, Canada (Aug 26-29). There will be a general political theory section within the conference, containing 8 panels of 4-5 papers each. We welcome proposals from all subfields of political theory, including work on normative, conceptual, applied, methodological and historical topics, construed broadly. You may submit either an individual paper or a complete panel proposal (containing 4-5 abstracts). The deadline…

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Political Theory Associations and Email Lists

Political Theory Associations and Email Lists

Currently our ‘links’ page has a very short list of political theory associations. If you have the details of any additional associations or email lists, please could you send them to andrew.shorten@ul.ie? For those who don’t know, the ECPR Political Theory Standing Group has its own email list, which can be joined by following the instructions here: https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A0=ecpr-theory  

Political Theory Section, 2015 General Conference

Political Theory Section, 2015 General Conference

The 2015 ECPR General Conference will be held in Montreal, Canada, between August 26 and August 29. The Standing Group in Political Theory intends to convene a general political theory ‘section’, consisting of approximately 8 panels. The Standing Group is keen to include contributions from all areas of political theory, and from political theorists at all stages of their careers. If you intend to propose a panel for the conference, please could you contact andrew.shorten@ul.ie before November 10, so that…

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Call For Papers: ECPR General Conference, 2014

Call For Papers: ECPR General Conference, 2014

The ECPR Standing Group on Political Theory is convening a general political theory section, entitled ‘Political Theory: Issues and Challenges’, for the 2014 ECPR General Conference, to be held at the University of Glasgow (UK), September 3 – 6, 2014. This section will contain a total of 8 panels, comprising 4-5 papers each. Details about the panels already accepted within the section can be found below. If you would like to submit a paper to one of these, then please…

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