What: The Autumn Convention 2017 is organized by  IAPSS – International Association for Political Science Students  in Bremen; one of the most iconic cities in Germany. This is one of the largest international conferences for students of Political Science, International Relations and related discipline. The convention is intended for undergraduate, graduate and PhD students, as well as from junior scholars from different academic perspectives such as comparative politics, international relations, international political economy, political theory, security studies, public policy and administration, regional and area studies as well as political psychology and behavior studies, and international law, among others.

When/Where: Bremen (GER), 13 september 2017

Deadline: 15 July 2017.

Topics: Does truth in politics necessarily lose its importance? Or are there different ‘kinds’ of politics, whereby in some truth plays a central role, while in others it is sidelined by an effort to reach and attain power? Alternatively, should the relationship be approached through exploring the concept of truth, instead of politics, possibly revealing that objective truths are unreachable in the societal world and to a lesser or greater extent depend on interactions between and interpretations of the actors involved?

The analysis of the role of truth in politics lies at the heart of any endeavour about the meaning(s) of politics.

How to apply: send your abstract (no more than 250 words) by submitting the online form here. This form also includes the name of the author(s), the title of the paper, key words, home university, and e-mail address.

Links/infos: in case of any further questions: convention@iapss.org. Conference website is here. IAPSS membership is needed to be eligible to register and participate at the conference

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