The 48th Annual Conference of the American Politics Group of the UK Political Studies Association
Fri, 28 Jan 2022 - Sat, 29 Jan 2022
Organized by: The UK Political Studies Association
The 48th annual conference of the American Politics Group of the UK Political Studies Association is wholly online. It is produced by the University of Kent in the United Kingdom and runs from Friday 28 to Saturday 29 January 2022.
There are more than 30 academic papers on all aspects of American domestic politics and foreign policy.
We are delighted that this year's keynote John D. Lees Memorial Lecture is by Professor Sidney Milkis on “Biden’s First Year: The Promise and Peril of Executive-Centered Partisanship.”
Prof Sidney Milkis is the White Burkett Miller Professor at the University of Virginia, United States.
His books include: The President and the Parties: The Transformation of the American Party System Since the New Deal (1993); Political Parties and Constitutional Government: Remaking American Democracy (1999); Presidential Greatness (2000), co-authored with Marc Landy; The American Presidency: Origins and Development, 1776-2011 (2011), 6th edition, coauthored with Michael Nelson; and Theodore Roosevelt, the Progressive Party, and the Transformation of American Democracy (2009). He is the co-editor, with Jerome Mileur, of thee volumes on twentieth-century political reform: Progressivism and the New Democracy (1999); The New Deal and the Triumph of Liberalism (2002); and The Great Society and the High Tide of Liberalism(2005). His articles on American government and political history have appeared in Perspectives on Politics, Political Science Quarterly, Studies in American Political Development, PS: Political Science and Politics, the Journal of Policy History, Antitrust Law Journal, Presidential Studies Quarterly and several edited volumes.
Conference registration is free. The conference is aimed at academics and those deeply interested in the US and its politics. You can attend the whole or just part of the conference, including Professor Milkis's keynote address.