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3rd ECPR Graduate Conference, Dublin City University, 30 August to 1 September 2010

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The 3rd ECPR Graduate Conference will be held at Dublin City University from 30 August to 1 September 2010.

The conference format will consist of open themed panels, roundtables and lectures.

Each panel should contain a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 6 papers.

Proposals to organise panels:
(i) Who may organise a panel? Any graduate student from an ECPR member institution may organise a panel. Participants in panels may be from both ECPR and non-ECPR institutions.
(ii) What information should the proposal include? Which section the panel should be submitted to, title of the panel, an abstract of 300 words, details of all panel participants and their papers. All proposals to organise panels should be submitted online by 1 February 2010.

Individual paper proposals:
(i) Who may present a paper? Any graduate student from an ECPR or non-ECPR institution may propose a paper. Depending on the proposals received, the academic convenors will group papers into panels.
(ii) What information should the proposal include? Selection of which section the paper should be submitted to, title of paper, an abstract of 300 words, personal information including institutional affiliation and email address. All proposals to present papers should be submitted online by 1 February 2010.

The Section Chairs and Academic Convenors will assess all proposals and confirm the academic programme during April 2010.

Applications to the ECPR Mobility Fund should be submitted by 1 February 2010. Applicants will be notified of the decision by 1 April 2010.

Distribution of papers
Papers will be posted on the ECPR web site as they are received. It is the responsibility of the paper giver to ensure that his/her paper is circulated to the chair and discussant in the panel. Panel chairs must therefore ensure that full contact details are provided for all panel participants.

Key dates and deadlines
1 February 2010 Deadline for panel and paper proposals to be submitted
1 February 2010 Deadline for ECPR Mobility Fund applications to be submitted
1 March 2010 Registration and accommodation booking begins
1 April 2010 Deadline for scheduling requests to be received
1 April 2010 Participants are notified of acceptance
May 2010 Timetable to be confirmed
1 June 2010 Deadline for confirmation of attendance
15 June 2010 Deadline for early registration/accommodation booking
1 July 2010 Deadline for amendments to the conference programme
1 August 2010 Deadline for registration
15 August 2010 Deadline for papers to be circulated/uploaded

1. Comparative Politics (including African Politics, Asian Politics, American Politics, European Politics & Latin American Politics) – comparative papers within or across area studies, on any aspect of the political system (unless better placed under a more specific section)
2. Comparative Regional Integration – comparative papers on examples of macro-regional integration
3. Cyber Politics – papers on the impact of the electronic media on political communication, participation, accountability, the formation of a political sphere, etc.
4. Democracy and Democratisation – theoretical and empirical papers on democracy (and the quality of democracy) and the process of democratization
5. Electoral Politics – papers on electoral systems and reforms at whichever level of government
6. Environmental Politics – papers on how environmental concerns affect domestic and international politics and on environmental policy
7. EU Politics – papers on EU integration, institutionalisation, governance, widening, deepening, etc.
8. Gender Politics – papers on the gendered aspect of politics and on gender policy
9. International Political Theory – theoretical papers in the field of IR
10. International Relations – applied papers in the field of IR
11. Conflict Resolution and Peace-building – papers on processes of conflict resolution and peace-building
12. Globalisation, Citizenship and Migration – papers on the impact of globalization on migration flows, citizenship policies, both at a theoretical and an empirical level
13. Security Studies – papers on security broadly conceived (military, civilian, energy, environmental, etc.)
14. Human Rights – papers on human rights protection and promotion
15. Party Politics – papers on political parties
16. Political Development – papers on the formation of political systems and on the political aspects on economic development
17. Political Economy – theoretical and empirical papers on the governing of the economy
18. Political Methodology – theoretical and applied papers with a clear methodological drive
19. Political Theory – papers on empirically grounded political theorizing and on political philosophy
20. Public Policy – all other fields of public policy other than economic, environmental and gender politics
21. Public Administration – papers on public administration and interactive governance
22. Public Opinion & the Media – papers on the impact of public opinion and the media on the political process
23. Political Sociology – papers on social movements, advocacy coalitions, contentious politics, etc.
24. Regionalism & Federalism – papers on micro- (or sub-state) regionalism, decentralization, devolution, local politics as well as papers on federalism and inter-governmental relations at a theoretical and empirical level
25. Religion & Politics – the impact of religion on politics and the of politics of religion
26. Open Section – all that does not fit in the above sections

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