Best Paper and Best Reviewer Awards recognised at EPSA 2016

On 27 June 2016, at the Friday reception held at the Brussels City Hall, Political Science Research and Methods chief editor Vera Troeger presented two awards: Best paper published in PSRM, to Blake E. Garcia and Cameron Wimpy, for “Does Information Lead to Emulation? Spatial Dependence in Anti-Government Violence“; and Best reviewer award, to Eric Neumayer of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Well done both!

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EPSA Statement on the Purge of Academic Institutions in Turkey

Following the failed military coup, the Turkish Council of Higher Education is seeking the resignation of 1,577 university deans, while the Ministry of National Education has suspended over 15,000 teachers and staff from their jobs, and announced the closure of 626 institutions and the revocation of the license of 21,000 teachers working in private institutions. Academics who are conducting research abroad must return to Turkey and those in the country have … Continue Reading

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Best Paper and Best Reviewer Awards recognised at EPSA 2015

On 26 June 2015, at the Friday reception held at the Vienna Town Hall, Political Science Research and Methods chief editor Vera Troeger presented two awards: Best paper published in PSRM, to Elias Dinas, Pedro Riera, and Nasos Roussias for “Staying in the First League: Parliamentary Representation and the Electoral Success of Small Parties“; and Best reviewer award, to Dominik Hangartner of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Well … Continue Reading

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EPSA 2017 annual meeting venue search is underway

EPSA is currently searching for a venue for its 2017 conference, to be held from 22-24 June 2017. The search committee is currently considering Rome and Frankfurt, along with a few other cities. Suggestions are welcome, and can be addressed to info@epsanet.org.

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