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Call for Proposals
75th Annual
MPSA Conference

Conference proposals are now accepted for the 75th Annual MPSA conference, April 6-9, 2017 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL. 

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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.


MPSA Conference Proposals Due October 6, 2016 - Proposals are now accepted for the 75th Annual MPSA conference, April 6-9, 2017 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL. View the complete submission guidelines

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.

Call for Applications: The George Washington University – Elliott School of International Affairs’ Central Asia Program (CAP) welcomes applications for its Central Asia – Azerbaijan Fellowship Program.  Applications for the Spring Session (January 15 – June 15, 2017) should be received no later than Friday, September 16, 2016. Learn more about the program.

Call for Nominations: 2017 Vannevar Bush Award - The National Science Board’s Vannevar Bush Award honors truly exceptional lifelong leaders in science and technology who have made substantial contributions to the welfare of the Nation through public service activities in science, technology, and public policy. The submission deadline is October 3, 2016. Read more. 

Call for Proposals: Illinois Political Science Association Annual Conference - The Illinois Political Science Association (IPSA) invites faculty and students in Political Science, History, and Sociology to its Annual Meeting at North Park University Chicago. The conference will be held November 12, 2016. Proposal deadline: October 7, 2016. See the full details on the IPSA conference website. 

Call for Applications: Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University - The CASBS fellowship provides an excellent opportunity for scholars to pursue innovative research and expand their horizons while engaging in a diverse, interdisciplinary community. Online applications will be accepted at the Center’s website through November 4, 2016, for the 2017–18 fellowship year. For more information, guidelines, and application requirements, visit the CASBS website.

Call for Applications: The Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies offers up to one year of research support at the Freie Universität Berlin. It is open to scholars in all social science and humanities disciplines, including historians working on German and European history since the mid-18th century. The program accepts applications from U.S. and Canadian nationals, permanent and long-term residents. Deadline: December 1, 2016. Applications will be accepted as of November 1, 2016. For further information, visit http://www.fu-berlin.de/bprogram or send an email to bprogram@zedat.fu-berlin.de