Call for Articles- Romanian Journal of European Affairs

The European Institute of Romania would like to invite contributors experienced in European affairs to submit articles for evaluation and publication in the Romanian Journal of European Affairs (RJEA).  This year’s editorial policy will focus upon topics such as: democratic and institutional aspects of the EU; environmental challenges and the climate crisis; digital single market;…

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Enduring turbulence and the struggle for (dis-)order in world politics. 13th Conference of the Italian Standing Group on International Relations of the Italian Political Science Association. Pavia, June 8-10, 2020

The Call for Panels & Papers for the next SGRI Conference is now open. The 2020 SGRI Conference will be held in Pavia, from 8 to 10 June. The event is sponsored by the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the University of Pavia, by the Italian Political Science Association, by the Standing Group on International Relations of the European Consortium for Political Research and co-organized by IP Lab. This…

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The Annual Conference on Governance, Intelligence and Security Understanding Border Securitization in Contemporary Societies 28 – 30 May 2020 | Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca (Romania)

Border securitization remains a salient issue for many countries in the context of recent domestic and international political developments. Important waves of transnational migration, the management of post-conflict areas, problematic transitions to democracy, the spread of terror attacks, the emergence of unconventional threats have contributed to a broad debate about…

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Partnerships for The Future: Participatory and Multidisciplinary Policies To Sustainable Urban Governance, Symposium New Metropolitan Perspectives, Reggio Calabria, 25-30 May 2020.

Chairs: Chiara D’Alpaos (University of Padova); Maria Stella Righettini (University of Padova); Paola Valbonesi (University of Padova). Nowadays, 55% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and this proportion is expected to increase to 68% by 2050. Sustainable urban governance is challenging Governments and stakeholders on decisions that involve…

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1st Annual Conference on Mediterranean Studies: Renewable Energy and the Environment: Social, Political and Economic Dimensions, 4-5 June 2020, Yaşar University, Izmir, Turkey

Yaşar University Center for Mediterranean Studies is pleased to announce the 1st Annual Conference on Mediterranean Studies: Renewable Energy and the Environment, 4-5 June 2020. As energy politics remains a contested issue in the Mediterranean Basin, what political ecologies and future environments are emerging in the region? Can cooperation over…

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Panel on CIVIL SOCIETY AND POPULISM IN EUROPE: OUTBREAK OR CURE? To be submitted to the conference of the ECPR Standing Group on European Union LUISS University, Rome, 4-6 June 2020

Chairs: Daniela Irrera, University of Catania Petia Gueorguieva, New Bulgarian University The scholarly debates on the relations between the rise of populist parties and movements in several European countries and the role of civil society are increasing and becoming fascinating. Scholars have focused on different aspects of such contentious relations.…

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The Crisis of Representation. Parties, voters, rules. Società Italiana di Studi Elettorali. Luiss “Guido Carli” University – Department of Political Science. Rome, 5-6 December 2019

Contemporary democracies are currently under stress. The legitimacy of political actors and institutions is challenged by growing popular feelings of distrust and dissatisfaction, which are – in the end – questioning the very principle of political representation. Political parties are blamed for their inability to meet citizens’ demands, failing to…

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Call for papers: Selecting the political elites. Causes, challenges and consequences Cagliari, 28 – 29 November, 2019

The Standing Group Candidate and Leader Selection (C&LS), operating within the framework of the Italian Society of Political Science (SISP), organizes an international conference dedicated to the comparative study of the organizational changes of the parties, with particular reference to the processes of selection of the leadership. The aim of…

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