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Subfield Proposals Due December 2

Poster and lightning talk proposals will be accepted through December 2, 2016 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 Subfield Proposals Due December 2, 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 2, 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 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

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: IAPSS Study Trip - The International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS), would like to invite everyone to our Study Trip in Central Europe (Prague and Cracow) from December 5-9, 2016. The main focus of this intensive study trip is to explore the Central Europe’s issues and stands on migration and its impact on national, European and international affairs by meeting with some of the most important actors in the field. Application deadline: November 5, 2016   Learn more on the IAPSS website.

Call for Nominations: 2017 SAGE-CASBS Award - The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University and SAGE Publishing now are accepting nominations for the 2017 SAGE-CASBS Award. Nominees must be distinguished academics and researchers in the social and behavioral sciences with a proven record of research and influence.  Access and submit the online nomination form on the CASBS site: https://casbs.stanford.edu/sage-casbs-award-nomination. The deadline for nominations is November 30, 2016. Please note that no self-nominations will be accepted.

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.