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Call for papers ECPR Political Theory Seminar Series

Call for papers ECPR Political Theory Seminar Series

Taking advantage of our new comfort with Zoom, the ECPR Political Theory Standing Group is launching a new monthly online seminar.   Starting in September, each month we will have one member of the ECPR Standing Group (or a guest) deliver a talk via Zoom, open to all standing group members, with a moderated discussion afterwards. Seminars will be one hour long.   We hope this provides a way for all members to engage with each throughout the year, no…

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New Steering Committee, 2020-2023

New Steering Committee, 2020-2023

Dear Members, we are pleased to announce that Andrei Poama is joining Emanuela Ceva,  Maria Paola Ferretti, and Nikolas Kirby in the new Steering Committee for the period 2020-2023.  Andrei is assistant professor at the University of Leiden and many of you know him as an active participant in our standing group on political theory. His research focus is on normative theories of punishment, criminal justice ethics, the connection between principles of justice and the problem of authority, the ethics of…

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Call for papers/panels-ECPR General conference 2019, Wroklaw

Call for papers/panels-ECPR General conference 2019, Wroklaw

The ECPR Standing Group in Political Theory is now inviting proposals for Panels and Papers for the ECPR General conference, come and join us in Wroklaw! This year we are organising the section “Political Theory: Public Values and Normative Guidance“. Recently, there has been a considerable debate on how to make ethical and philosophical reflection relevant in offering normative guidance to public policy. For some, the ambition of intervening with the instruments of philosophical inquiry in the political debate is…

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ECPR Joint Section Proposals

ECPR Joint Section Proposals

The deadline for submitting a proposal for the Joint Session of Workshops in Nicosia, April 2018 is February 1st. The SG can endorse workshop proposals and for practical reasons we have decided not to endorse more than one. We should specify that having the workshop proposal endorsed by us does not guarantee acceptance and of course it is not necessary to have it endorsed by a SG in order to apply. However, if you would like us to consider your proposal…

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2017 ECPR General Conference – Political Theory Section

2017 ECPR General Conference – Political Theory Section

We are pleased to announce that the application for a Political Theory section at the next ECPR General Conference in Oslo (6-9 September 2017) has been approved. The Section is entitled Political Theory: Forms of Injustice. We have been provisionally allocated room for 6 panels. 5 panels have already been  included in the Section proposal (see below). If you are interested in proposing a panel, please feel free to contact the Section Chairs Maria Paola Ferretti (ferrettimariapaola@gmail.com) and Adina Preda (Adina.Preda@ul.ie)….

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

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 Political Theory is organising the Section Political Theory: Justice in the Contemporary World, and you can now submit your proposals for full Panels (which should include 3-5 Papers), and individual Papers. Further details can be found on the website. Panels (including 3-5 Papers) can be proposed here. Individual Papers can…

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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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Vacancy: Associate Editor for ECPR Press

Vacancy: Associate Editor for ECPR Press

The ECPR Press are looking for an Associate Editor with a passion for publishing to develop the expanding portfolio. Working alongside an existing Associate Editor and two Co-Editors, this is an excellent opportunity to network among the political science community, to build a reputation in your academic field, and to be part of a flourishing imprint during this dynamic and important time in academic publishing. Person specification The successful candidate will have at least three years’ postdoctoral experience of academic work,…

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