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Subfield Proposal Deadline Extended to December 8

Poster and lightning talk proposals will be accepted through December 8, 2016 for the 75th Annual MPSA conference, April 6-9, 2017 in Chicago, IL. 

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MPSA Subfield Proposal Deadline Extended to December 8, 2016 -  Subfield (poster and lightning talk) proposals for the 75th Annual MPSA conference, April 6-9, 2017 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL are being accepted through December 8, 2016. View the complete submission guidelines

Professional Development Roundtables -  MPSA seeks to organize several dozen roundtable sessions for the 75th annual conference on topics including public engagement, career development, publishing, teaching, and research methods. Learn more about the opportunity and volunteer your expertise as a panelist.  

Announcing The Election Research Preacceptance Competition (ERPC) - November 8, 2016. What Really Happened?  To enter this competition, scholars must design papers using data from the 2016 American National Election Studies (ANES). The ANES has agreed to release its questionnaires months before releasing its data to the scholarly community.  Read more about ERPC.

Call for Applicants: The Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars Award Program is now accepting applications through December 15, 2016. This opportunity is for tenure-track faculty who are committed not only to research and teaching but also to building a more inclusive scholarly community. Deadline: December 15, 2016. Learn more on Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation website.

Invitation to Submit a Bid to Host the JCPA and the ICPA-Forum
- The Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice (JCPA) is currently accepting proposals from universities that are an active sponsor of the JCPA and the International Comparative Policy Analysis (ICPA-) Forum, or that are interested in becoming actively involved, to serve as the host. Letters of intent requested by December 30, 2016. Learn more here.

Video of Select MPSA 2016 Conference Presentations Now Available - With topics ranging from "Proportionality and Policy Change in Non-communicable Diseases: The Cases of Tobacco and Obesity" to "UKIP: Immigration, Europe and the rise of ethno-nationalism?," select presentations from the 2016 MPSA conference are now available on MPSA's YouTube channel.