SISP Newsletter Marzo 2009

L’ultimo saluto a Maria Weber

Il 18 marzo scorso è prematuramente scomparsa Maria Weber, illustre collega, appassionata studiosa della Cina contemporanea. Nata nel 1951, Maria Weber si era laureata in Scienze politiche e sociali a Firenze, era professore associato di Scienza politica all’Università Bocconi, research leader dell’ISESAO (Istituto di studi economico-sociali per l’Asia Orientale) e responsabile delle ricerche sull’Asia all’ISPI di Milano. Dal 2006 al 2008 è stata direttrice dell’Istituto Italiano di Cultura a Pechino. La Sisp la ricorda con affetto e profonda stima a tutti i colleghi e soprattutto ai giovani studiosi della nostra comunità scientifica.

ECPR Summer School on Analytical Politics in Europe, September 09

The ECPR Summer School on Analytical Politics in Europe will be held September 15-24, 2009 at the beautiful XVIII century building which hosted the Carlo Alberto Royal College in Moncalieri, on the hillsides of Turin (Italy), a foundation fostering research and teaching in economics, finance and political science established in 2004. The deadline for application is June 30, 2009.
Further information: www.graduateschool.unimi.it/carlo_alberto_ss_2009.html

University of Trento, PhD Programme in International Studies

The University of Trento is now inviting applications from qualified candidates for its three-year PhD Programme in International Studies.
This highly structured multidisciplinary programme is composed of a minimum of 200 hours of coursework. The programme is conducted entirely in English and will be taught by members of the university’s multi-national faculty.
No tuition fees are charged and a number of fully funded three-year scholarships will be awarded to the top-ranked applicants. Scholarships will be augmented by 50% for authorised research periods spent abroad. At least 50% of the admitted candidates will be offered scholarships.
For further information: http://portale.unitn.it/drsis/

International Garnet PhD School: the 8th annual week-long doctoral seminar

This 8th annual iteration of the Garnet PhD School will be held through the 8th and the 12th of June, 2009 in Brussels (Belgium) at the Institut d’Etudes Européennes (IEE) at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and will focus on the following theme: “Global Governance, Regionalism and the EU: Challenges & Debates Shaping IR theory in the early 21st century”
All questions and candidacies are welcome up and till the April 20th, 2009 deadline.

Free online full text access to SAGE Journals

SAGE is pleased to offer free online full text access to the current and back issues of selected Political Science, International Relations and Public Administration journals until 30 April 2009. Several of the titles are ISI ranked.
To access the journals, register at: https://online.sagepub.com/cgi/register?registration=FT91632

CNRS summer school 2009: How to do comparative studies? Practice and methodology of comparison in the social sciences

June 8-12 2009 – Biarritz, Domaine de Françon, France. Organizing committee : Thomas Le Bianic (Université Paris Dauphine), Laure de Verdalle (Laboratoire Printemps/CNRS), Cécile Vigour (SPIRIT, CNRS-IEP Bordeaux).
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 3d of April 2009.

On-line il numero 0 della nuova serie di Polichange

E’ on-line il numero 0 della nuova serie di Polichange, la newsletter dell’associazione degli amici del CIRCAP. Fondata nell’ottobre 2007, l’associazione “Friends of CIRCAP” si pone l’obiettivo di mantenere e sviluppare i contatti personali e la ricerca scientifica tra gli alumni delle diverse attività promosse dal Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerca sul Cambiamento Politico dell’Università degli Studi di Siena.
Per maggiori informazioni sull’associazione e per scaricare il numero 0 di Polichange, si invita a consultare il sito internet dell’associazione.

Nuove pubblicazioni dei soci

  • F. Amoretti (Ed), Electronic Constitution: Social, Cultural, and Political Implications, Information Science Publishing, 2009
  • G. Baldini e A. Pappalardo, Elections, Electoral Systems and Volatile Voters, Basingstoke, Palgrave, 2009.
  • Mauro Barisione, Comunicazione e società. Teorie, processi, pratiche del framing, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2009
  • Fabio Fossati (prefazione di Johan Galtung) I conflitti armati contemporanei: quali soluzioni. Libri Isig, Gorizia 2008
  • Matteo Jessoula, La politica pensionistica, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2009
  • Guido Legnante, Renato Mannheimer, Paolo Segatti (a cura di), Il cittadino elettore in Europa e in America. Scritti in onore di Giacomo Sani, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2009
  • Federico Toth, Le politiche sanitarie. Modelli a confronto, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2009