Deadline for APT Submission: February 6th, 2017 (Must be member by 2/3/17)

2017 Association for Political Theory Call for Papers
Proposal deadline: Monday, February 6, 2017

The Association for Political Theory Annual Conference
The University of Michigan, October 12-14, 2017

Program Committee Co-Chairs: Mihaela Czobor-Lupp (Carleton College)
and Jeffrey Church (University of Houston)

The Association for Political Theory (APT) invites proposals from faculty members, independent scholars, and ABD graduate students for its annual conference to be held October 12-14, 2017, at the University of Michigan. We will consider papers on all topics in political theory, political philosophy and their cognate disciplines, from scholars working in any field at any institution. We also encourage faculty members to volunteer to serve as chairs and/or discussants.

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ECPR Oslo Call for papers

Dear all,

Consider submitting a paper or panel for the Oslo meeting of the European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR) in September 6-9, 2017 for the International Political Theory section that Peter Niesen (Hamburg) and I (Carmen Pavel, King’s College London) have put together. The deadline is FEBRUARY 15. Please find a description of the call for papers below.

You can propose a panel or paper for our section here https://ecpr.eu/Events/EventDetails.aspx?EventID=96

on the right hand side of the page where there are links for ‘Propose a paper’ and ‘Propose a panel’.

If you are not a member of our section, please consider joining. You will need to create an account and under MYECPR, go to Groups and Networks/Current Groups and Networks and select from the list International Political Theory. We look forward to seeing you in Oslo, Norway!

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CfP: Political Human Rights under Pressure, Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik/Croatia, 3-9 September 2017

Course topic: Political Human Rights under Pressure
Course dates: 3-9 September 2017
Course location: Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik/Croatia
Submission deadline: 1 April 2017
Contact: swaantje.siebke@tu-dortmund.de

The annual course “The Diversity of Human Rights” addresses different problems within the human rights discourse. The course aims at an interdisciplinary debate, especially between philosophy, jurisprudence, and political science. Furthermore, the course intends to establish a dialogue between researchers and human rights activists from the region.

This year’s course topic focuses on the meaning and development of human rights of political participation (especially article 18 to 21 of the UDHR) and the options to strengthen these rights in the light of the recent political and social pressure on them.

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MANCEPT Workshops 2017 Call for Conveners

This year’s conference will be the fourteenth event in the series and will take place from Monday 11 September to Wednesday 13 September at the Arthur Lewis Building, University of Manchester. Over the last thirteen years, participants from over twenty five countries have come together in a series of workshops focussing on political theory/philosophy widely construed. Last year the workshops had more than 200 delegates attending, and the conference is now established as a leading international forum dedicated to the discussion of research in political theory.

We are now accepting applications for workshop conveners. Applications are made by submitting a short (500 word) abstract describing the subject of your workshop. The deadline for workshop proposals is Friday 3 March 2017.

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Three post-doctoral fellowships in political theory/philosophy

Post-doctoral Fellowships x 3 in Political Theory / Political Philosophy

University of Frankfurt /Free University of Berlin _ Centre for Advanced Studies “Justitia Amplificata: Rethinking Justice _ Applied and Global”

Closing date is March 1, 2017.

Duration and Starting Date: 12 Months, starting on either September 1 st or October 1 st 2017, according to the fellows’ convenience.

The Centre for Advanced Studies “Justitia Amplificata: Rethinking Justice _ Appplied and Global”, funded by the German Research Council (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) and located at the University of Frankfurt with a branch at the Free University of Berlin is seeking to appoint three post-doctoral fellows in political theory/political philosophy for the academic year 2017/2018. The Fellows will be hosted by Frankfurt University at its Institute for Advanced Studies in Bad Homburg (near Frankfurt) and will be part of the Frankfurt academic community. They are invited to spend a certain period of time at the Free University Berlin for a research stay, details to be arranged.

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FINAL CFP: Arendt Studies (Submission deadline: 15 February 2017)

Reminder that the deadline for the first volume of Arendt Studies is 15 February 2017.

Arendt Studies is a new journal devoted to the study of the life, work and legacy of Hannah Arendt. It publishes peer-reviewed research articles, review essays and books reviews from all relevant areas. Information regarding submission procedure is available here:

https://www.pdcnet.org/arendtstudies/Submission-Guidelines

All editorial inquiries should be sent to: arendtst@ius.edu

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