CfP PSA’s German Politics Specialist Group
Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, will be hosting the Political Studies Association (PSA) annual conference on March 29-31, 2021.
PSA’s German Politics Specialist Group (GPSG) invites full panel proposals and paper proposals on the theme ‘Resilience. Expertise. Hope’.
The conference invites scrutiny of our ability to adapt and respond in the wake of the fundamental disruption we have experienced due to COVID-19. Resilience, expertise, and hope will prove invaluable in informing and shaping diverse and evolving research agendas in political science to make sense of and understand the global economy, global ecosystems and the climate, public health, international security, and many other interrelated issue areas that combine to generate the most pressing challenges of our age.
The GPSG welcomes paper proposals (including name, affiliation and email of the presenter(s) and an abstract of max. 250 words) related to the theme of ‘Resilience. Expertise. Hope’. Topics are suggested, but not limited to:
1) Europe after COVID-19 – reflections on Germany
2) Germany after Merkel
3) Germany’s role in a decade of European crises
4) The role of experts and expertise in German policy-making
Comparative papers are welcome. Early careers researchers and doctoral students are particularly encouraged to contribute.
The diversity of the profession should be reflected in all panels submitted for the conference. All-male panels will not be considered.
If you would like to propose a full panel with a minimum of three and a maximum of five presenters, please include all relevant details (name, affiliation, email, a brief description of the panel, title and abstract for all presentations).
Please note that the diversity of the profession should be reflected in all panels submitted for the conference. All-male panels will not be considered.
Please send all paper and panel proposals to Dr. Hartwig Pautz (Hartwig.Pautz@uws.ac.uk) by Tuesday, 6th of October 2020.
Further information can be found on the PSA website.