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2018 APSA - Call for Panels and Papers

The CPS is glad to announce that it will be present at the next 2018 American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting, to be held in Boston (USA) from 30 August to 2 September 2018. The main theme of the event is 'Democracy and Its Discontents.'

You are welcome to submit panel and paper proposals for the CPS section, chaired by Emilie van Haute (Université Libre de Bruxelle) and Laurence Morel (European University Institute). This is the abstractWe welcome panels and papers that aim at understanding the determinants of citizens’ assessment of parties, but also that aim at understanding how these assessments are related to party (elite) resentment among citizens.

The deadline is 16 January 2018 (11.59 p.m., local time)Further information on the rules and instructions as well as the link to submit the proposals may be found on the Call for Proposals page.


Reminder - IPSA Call for Papers/Panels Closing October 25th

Dear IPSA RC06, dear Colleagues,

I just want to remind you that the deadline to answer the call for papers/panels for the IPSA World Congress of Political Science in Brisbane, July 2018 is approaching. The period for sending proposals will close on October 25, 2017.

You are very welcome to propose a contribution within the Research Committee on Political Sociology's session (RC 06).
Instructions on how to submit papers and panels (and further information) may be found on the Congress website.


Call for Papers: Redefining Political Sociology Conference

The CPS and the Andrés Bello University are glad to announce a Call for Papers for a Conference on Redefining Political Sociologyorganized by Laurence Morel (University of Lille, France), Stéphanie Alenda (Andrés Bello University, Chile), Joshua Dubrow (Polish Academy of Sciences), and Simón Escoffier (Autónoma University, Chile).
The Conference will take place on 11-13 December 2017, in Santiago de Chile.
The purpose of this conference is to build a debate on the future of political sociology. The organizers welcome papers both with a disciplinary focus or focusing on critical research on thematic subfields.

Abstracts should be sent to: salenda@unab.cl (Stéphanie Alenda) or sescoffier@ichem.cl (Simón Escoffier).
Abstracts can be written either in English or Spanish and should not exceed 300 words. They should include:
• Title of the paper.
• Name, affiliation, and address of all authors, the presenting author (please underline her/his name) should be the person submitting the abstract.
• Name of the panel in which the paper should be presented.

Submissions deadline (abstracts): 10 June
Notifications of acceptance: 29 June
Submission deadline (full papers): 10 November

The full presentation and program of the Conference, the panels, and the list of sponsoring and supporting institutions may be found in the extended version of the Call for papers.


Call for Sessions: ISA 2018

A Call for Sessions is open for the XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology, to be held in Toronto from 15 to 21 July 2018. The CPS has launched a call on the theme Dynamics of States and Identities in Contemporary Global Era (Programme Coordinators: Stéphanie ALENDA and Eswarappa KASI. Chair: Laurence MOREL). You may find details and information by reading the Call_for_sessions). Please, consider that the deadline to reply to this call or to propose other sessions is 15 March 2017.


CfP: Political Participation beyond the Post-democratic Turn

The Call for Papers is open for the International Research Workshop on 'Activation - Self-Management - Overload. Political Participation beyond the Post-democratic Turn'. This workshop will be held from 27 to 29 September 2017, organized by Ingolfur Blühdorn and Felix Butzlaff of the Institute for Social Change and Sustainability (IGN) of the Vienna University for Economics and Business.
In particular, the workshop focuses on societies whose political culture has been shaped by the European project of Enlightenment and modernity. Works from scholars from all academic disciplines are welcome. There is no conference fee.

The deadline for paper proposals is 19 March 2017.  More detail and further information may be found in the full Call for Papers.