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The Call for Submissions for the World Congress 2016 is now OPEN!/L'appel à contributions pour le prochain Congrès mondial 2016 est désormais EN COURS!

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The Call for Submissions for the 24th World Congress of Political Science is now open!

Please note that the Call for Papers will open on August 7, 2015. Currently, paper proposals may be submitted to closed panels only, by invitation from the panel convenor.

Here are the important deadlines:

  • Deadline to submit a open panel: 8 JUL 2015
  • Deadline to submit an closed panel: 7 OCT 2015
  • Deadline for paper submission: 7 OCT 2015

Please take notice of the Instructions before submitting your panel proposal.

For more information, please visit the WC2016 website



L'appel à contributions pour le 24e Congrès mondial de science politique est maintenant en cours!

Veuillez prendre noter que l'appel à soumission de communications sera ouvert à partir du 7 août 2015. Présentement, seules les communications liées à des panels fermés pourront être soumises, sur invitation de l'organisateur du panel.

Voici les dates importantes à garder en tête:

  • Date limite pour soumettre un panel ouvert: 8 juillet 2015
  • Date limite pour soumettre un panel fermé: 7 octobre 2015
  • Date limite pour soumettre une communication: 7 octobre 2015

Veuillez prendre acte des Instructions (en anglais seulement) avant de soumettre votre proposition de panel.

Pour plus d'informations, visiter le site web du WC2016


7th IPSA-USP Summer School 2016

The list of courses and the program for the IPSA-USP Summer School in Concepts, Methods and Techniques in Political Science is now available!

The Summer School will be held at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, from January 18th to February 5th, 2016.

Founded in 2010, the IPSA-USP Summer School in Concepts and Methods in Political Science seeks to provide scholars of the social sciences with access to high-quality, cutting edge, advanced training in qualitative and quantitative social science methods. The school’s faculty instructors represent the very best professorial talent in Europe and the Americas providing courses in a broad range of social science methods. In addition to being leaders in their field, the instructors are talented teachers.

The IPSA-USP Summer School schedule is partitioned into three one-week sessions. The curriculum includes special information sessions that provide practical training on specific skills and seminars that provide participants with opportunities to examine the impact of various methodologies on specific substantive issues.

Participants to the IPSA-USP Summer School generally represent high-potential, upper-level scholars of political science, international relations, sociology and related disciplines. While the largest number of participants are current faculty members, post-doctoral and doctoral students, there also an increasing number of truly exceptional masters’ students who have successfully completed courses in the School. IPSA-USP Summer School participants also represent a diverse number of countries and methodological backgrounds.

Complete list of courses

Deadline to register: November 4th, 2015

For more information on the School´s courses and instructors, financial aid, registration fees, and more, visit our website (http://summerschool.fflch.usp.br) or contact the organizing committee at summeripsa@usp.br.

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Free Access to IPSR - the Special Issue on Euroscepticism Available Until July 17!

Free access to IPSR 36(3), the special issue on Euroscepticism, available until 17 July via http://ips.sagepub.com/content/current. The current special issue of IPSR is the journal's first foray into video promotion. 

Guest Editor Nicholas Startin introduces the International Political Science Review special issue, “Euroscepticism. From the margins to the mainstream", co-edited by Nathalie Brack:

Asimina Michailidou speaks about her article, "The role of the public in shaping EU contestation: Euroscepticism and online news media":

Nathalie Brack's video abstract for her article, "The roles of Eurosceptic Members of the European Parliament and their implications for the EU":

Emmanuelle Reungoat gives an overview of her article, "Mobilizing Europe in national competition: The case of the French Front national": http://ips.sagepub.com/content/36/3/296/suppl/DC3

Nicholas Startin's introduces his article: "Have we reached a tipping point? The mainstreaming of Euroscepticism in the UK": http://ips.sagepub.com/content/36/3/311/suppl/DC3