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Political Science I: State and Governance

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Political Science I: State and Governance


The Chair of “Political Science I: State and Governance” is part of the Faculty of Cultural and Social Sciences at the FernUniversität in Hagen. Prof. Dr. Viktoria Kaina holds the Chair. We would like to invite you to learn more about our team. On our website, you will find news and detailed information about our professional careers, scholarly publications and research activities.

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NEWS

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    Article by Hans Asenbaum published in the American Political Science Review!
    The article published in an international top journal analyses the role of anonymity in various forms of political participation. In doing so it generates a deep understanding of anonymity and for the first time grounds this conception in democratic theory. Find the article here. [04.05.2018]
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    Dr. Kleiner Section Chair at the 12th ECPR General Conference 2017 in Hamburg

    The Standing Group “Citizenship” is happy to announce that its section proposal “‘The People Want’ Active Citizenship: New Ideals, New Practices and New Settings?” has been accepted as part of the Academic Programme for the ECPR’s 12th General Conference in Hamburg (Chair: Dr. Tuuli-Marja Kleiner; Co-Chair: Dr. Nora Siklodi, University of Portsmouth).

    Please find more information on the ECPR’s conference website [external link]. [20.12.2017]
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    Prof. Kaina Section Co-Chair at the 12th ECPR General Conference 2017 in Hamburg

    We are happy to announce that our section proposal “Political Literacy and the Resistibility of Liberal Democracy” has been accepted as part of the Academic Programme for the ECPR’s 12th General Conference in Hamburg (Chair: Prof. Karolewski, Willy Brandt Center for German and European Studies, University of Wrocław; Co-Chair: Prof. Viktoria Kaina).

    Please find more information on the ECPR’s conference website [external link]. [20.12.2017]
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    Call for Papers: Prof. Kaina Panel-Chair at the 27th GPSA General Conference 2018 in Frankfurt am Main
    The panel proposal on “Political Literacy and the Resistibility of Liberal Democracy” by Viktoria Kaina and Ireneusz P. Karolewski (Willy Brandt Center for German and European Studies, University of Wrocław) has been accepted as part of the Academic Programme for the 27th General Conference of the German Political Science Association (GPSA). A call for papers will be open until 31 January 2018. For more information please see the CfP and visit the GPSA’s conference website. [18.12.2017]
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    Just out: New article by Dr. Tuuli-Marja Kleiner published

    Kleiner, Tuuli-Marja. 2016. Regionale Einstellungspolarisierung und nicht-elektorale Partizipation [Regional attitude polarization and non-electoral participation]. Politische Psychologie 2016(2): 193-214.

    Information on the article can be found on the journal's website [external Link]. [25.05.2017]
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    Dr. Tuuli-Marja Kleiner nominated for the Fritz-Thyssen-Prize
    Dr. Kleiner’s article “Does polarization lead to political engagement?”, which was published in the Swiss Political Science Review [external Link] in 2016 has been nominated for the Fritz-Thyssen-Prize [external Link]. This prize annually awards the best article in social science published in a German language journal. Due to its interdisciplinarity, the award is exceptional in the German social science scene. [24.05.2017]
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