- European Consortium for Political Research
The European Consortium for Political Research (
ECPR) is an independent, scholarly association, which supports and encourages the training, research and cross-national cooperation of many thousands of academics and graduate students specialising in political science and all its sub-disciplines. ECPR membership is institutional rather than individual and from 8 members ( Bergen, Gothenburg, Essex, Leiden, Mannheim, Nuffield College( Oxford), Strathclydeand Paris(FNSP)) at its inception in 1970 membership now stands at over 300 institutions throughout Europe, with associate members spread across the world: ECPRactivities include:
* organising workshops, roundtables, conferences and summer schools
* publishing journals, books, articles and newsletters
* providing a comprehensive European information source for political scientists through its website, electronic bulletin and online searchable databases
* promoting teaching and training and the discipline in general through the professional journal
European Political Science( EPS), the ECPR Graduate Network and summer schools.
ECPRhas close links with similar organisations, such as the American Political Science Association( APSA), European national associations and the International Political Science Association( IPSA).
People within the ECPR
[http://www.essex.ac.uk/ecpr/about/people.aspx ECPR people]
[http://www.essex.ac.uk/ecpr/events/generalconference/index.aspx General conference]
[http://www.essex.ac.uk/ecpr/events/jointsessions/index.aspx Joint Sessions]
[http://www.essex.ac.uk/ecpr/events/summerschools/index.aspx Summer Schools]
[http://www.essex.ac.uk/ecpr/funding/index.aspx Funding, prizes, awards]
The following academic journals are published by ECPR: [http://www.essex.ac.uk/ecpr/publications/index.aspx]
European Journal of Political Research(EJPR)
European Journal of International Relations(EJIR)
European Political Science(EPS)
[http://www.essex.ac.uk/ecpr/standinggroups/index.aspx Standing Groups home page]
* [http://www.ecprnet.org/ European Consortium for Political Research]
* [http://www.essex.ac.uk/ecpr/graduates/index.asp ECPR Graduate Network]
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