ASTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES PhD Studentships in the School of Languages and Social Sciences Reference Number: R150344 The School of Languages and Social Sciences (LSS) invites applications for one fully-funded and five fees-only PhD studentships from strong candidates in any of the research areas covered by the School. The studentships are… Read More Advertisement for LSS PhD studentships 2016 at Aston University
Note: This contribution is the second in a series on our ‘state of the parties’ blog posts. The rise, fall, and rise of the AfD So far, the short career of the “Alternative für Deutschland” (AfD) has been nothing but astounding. Founded only a few months before the 2013 Bundestag election, the AfD polled 4.7… Read More Kai Arzheimer- Germany’s new AfD party: state of play
WU Vienna University of Economics and Business Institute for Social Change and Sustainability Institut für Gesellschaftswandel und Nachhaltigkeit (IGN) The Institute for Social Change and Sustainability (IGN) is embedded in the Department of Socio-economics, which has a well-established focus on issues of sustainability in its research as well as its teaching programmes. Indeed, the Department… Read More Advertisement for 2 PhD positions at the Vienna Business University’s Institute for Social Change and Sustainability.
Note: This contribution is the first in a series on our ‘state of the parties’ blog posts. Just over two years since their failure to meet the required five per cent for representation in Bundestag, it is not yet clear whether 2013 was an electoral aberration or the beginning of their political decline. What is… Read More Eliot Taylor: The FDP: on the Road to Recuperation in the Federal Republic?
For a sports fan of a certain age, the summer of 2015 has had rather a depressing feel to it. Not so much on account of any particular events that have taken place out on the field of play, but more for what has been transpiring off it. Over the last few months some of… Read More Dan Hough: Franz, say it ain’t so …
Dear Colleagues, The American Political Science Association is introducing new session formats at its 2016 conference, to be held in Philadelphia next September. One of these new formats is an extended time panel in which 3-4 papers are presented, each with its own discussant. I thought this format would offer the IASGP an excellent opportunity… Read More APSA 2016: Call for Panel Papers & Discussants : Transformations in German Politics
Die Flüchtlingswelle als bundesstaatliche Herausforderung – Stärkung oder Überforderung föderaler Integrationskraft? Round-Table-Gespräch mit Expertinnen und Experten aus Politik, Verwaltungspraxis und Wissenschaft Montag, 23. November 2015 14:00 bis 18:00 Uhr Landesvertretung Baden-Württemberg Tiergartenstraße 15 10785 Berlin Prognosen gehen davon aus, dass bis Ende 2015 bis zu ein Million Flüchtlinge vor allem aus Syrien,… Read More Conference announcement (23.11.2015, Berlin) Die Flüchtlingswelle als bundesstaatliche Herausforderung
The deadline to submit a panel proposal for the CES conference in Philadelphia (April 14-16, 2016) has been extended to October 16 for members of the IASGP. The IASGP is guaranteed two dedicated panels and IASGP members can also put together their own panels that will go into the conference hopper. Please select the IASGP regional section… Read More CES deadline extended to Oct 16- get your proposals in now!
When the economic and financial crisis hit Europe in 2008, it was not just politicians who found themselves scrambling for answers. Researchers, particularly in political science and law, have struggled to explain the scale and impact of what is clearly the worst crisis the EU has ever experienced. Their befuddlement is hardly surprising, as they… Read More Dr. Henrik Scheller: European Disintegration – the blind spot of European integration research
Even until right before the Berlin Wall fell on November 9th, 1989, most Westerners could barely imagine the reunification of East and West Germany. The division of that country and continent was considered final, or that nothing would change “in my lifetime.” Even today the sudden demise of East Germany and the communist bloc, the… Read More Eric Langenbacher: Thoughts on German Reunification Twenty-Five Years On: A Tale of Two Dates