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SGPM @ECPR Winter School in Methods and Techniques

SGPM @ECPR Winter School in Methods and Techniques

This year’s ECPR Winter School in Methods and Techniques is about to kick off. You will be delighted to hear that your SGPM actively takes part in this. Lea Sgier convenes a course on...

Seasonal Greetings and Updates from your SGPM

Seasonal Greetings and Updates from your SGPM

Dear SGPM member, Please find attached this year’s SGPM newsletter covering the following core topics: Membership Renewal Your SGPM in 2016 Activities at the ECPR Methods Schools Panels at the 2016 PG Conference in...

Election for the SGPM SC: Ballot live from 2 to 31 August 2016

Election for the SGPM SC: Ballot live from 2 to 31 August 2016

Dear SGPM member, We have contacted you a few weeks ago regarding the first election for the SGPM Steering Committee (SC). All five SC seats are to be filled and we are proud that...

!!! Call for nominations for the new SGPM Steering Committee !!! (updated)

!!! Call for nominations for the new SGPM Steering Committee !!! (updated)

Over the past years, the SGPM has developed consistently. We are now 252 members on the ECPR web platform and 546 on Facebook (27 June 2016). The group is lively thanks to your interest...

Call for ‘Convince us’ sessions – ECPR Winter School 2018

Call for ‘Convince us’ sessions – ECPR Winter School 2018

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 12.45 – 13.45   Are you registered for an ECPR Winter School course? Are you a mid- or late stage doctoral candidate or early post-doc? Are you keen on getting...

Spain’s in the Mood or is it? Public Mood on Immigration

Spain’s in the Mood or is it? Public Mood on Immigration

Virginia Ros, University of Manchester The Public Mood is a measure of overall global attitudes towards government policies, a reflection of whether the population is in favour or against the policies that a government...

NCRM Resources on New Data Horizons

NCRM Resources on New Data Horizons

The ESRC National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) held its 12th Autumn School on New Data Horizons in Southampton in November 2017. The workshops explored innovations and changes in the data landscape including in...

CfP: Your SGPM at the 2018 ECPR General Conference in Hamburg

CfP: Your SGPM at the 2018 ECPR General Conference in Hamburg

We have exciting news for you! Your SGPM will be represented with a Section again at the 2018 ECPR General Conference in Hamburg. This time it is all about The Future of Surveys for...

International QCA Young Researcher Workshop 2017

International QCA Young Researcher Workshop 2017

The International QCA Young Researcher Workshop (ETH Zurich, 12 December 2017) provides a unique platform for young researchers using QCA to meet QCA experts, get feedback on their on-going research, and learn about the...

Visualizing and investigating semantically open data, by Antoine Vion, Aix-Marseille University 0

Visualizing and investigating semantically open data, by Antoine Vion, Aix-Marseille University

“A piece of data is open if anyone is free to use, reuse, and redistribute it – subject only, at most, to the requirement to attribute and/or share-alike.”[1] Investigating such kind of data has...

Summer Newsletter SGPM

Summer Newsletter SGPM

Updating you on all activity in the Standing Group, our summer newsletter is out: ECPR SGPM Newsletter July 2017. We of course always welcome your suggestions for future SGPM activities!

Methodological Magpie? by Michael Saward, University of Warwick 0

Methodological Magpie? by Michael Saward, University of Warwick

Political theorists clearly use methods and deploy methodologies (how could they not?).  But – to generalise, though I think fairly – many theorists are not explicit about how they ‘do theory’.  For example, in...

Postdoc in innovative quantitative research methods and environmental politics

Postdoc in innovative quantitative research methods and environmental politics

An opportunity to take part to an ERC on “Toxic expertise” at the University of Warwick: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AYN380/research-fellow-80110-047/