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Conference on Innovation in Political Participation and Social Movement Research

Innovation in Political Participation and Social Movement Research –
Challenging Theoretical and Methodological Boundaries

International Conference in Vienna
October 14-15, 2016
Venue: Department of Political Science, University of Vienna

The CfP is open until August 8, 2016.

This international conference aims at discussing social movements and political participation research jointly and combining the two fruitfully. Foucussing on institutional settings, social media and democratic as well as anti-democratic attitudes it pursues two goals: First, deepening the understanding of citizens’ engagement in politics and second expanding methodological and theoretical considerations concerning the field. By bringing the two approaches together both new insights regarding content and innovation in methods and theory will be generated.

The conference will be opened by a round table discussion with the following invited speakers:

Sigrid Baringhorst, Professor at the University of Siegen, Germany
Dan Mercea, Lecturer at City University London, UK

Please send your proposal (max. 250 words) to the following e-mail address until July 31, 2016: participation.innovation@gmail.com

For further information please contact:

Dr. Tina Olteanu
Department of Political Science
University of Vienna
Universitätsstr. 7
1010 Vienna

E-Mail: tina.olteanu@univie.ac.at





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