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ECPR Winter School - Register before 15 October for the early bird discount 01/10/2014

The ECPR’s Winter School in Methods and Techniques will take place at the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences from 2015. Part of the ECPR’s Methods School, the annual Winter School provides cutting-edge courses in the full span of qualitative and quantitative topics. 

Registration for the ECPR Winter School in Methods and Techniques has now opened. A €50 Early Bird discount is available to ECPR members only, taking a one-week Main course or package. In addition there is a €50 Loyalty discount is available to all participants taking a one-week Main course or package, who attended either the Summer School, Ljubljana 2014 or Winter School, Vienna 2014. 

The registration form can be found here. The course list is available here. If you have any questions, please contact the Methods School team ( 

Call for Sections for the ECPR General Conference open 18/09/2014

The 2015 ECPR General Conference will take place in Montreal - the first time in ECPR's history that any of our events have been held outside of Europe. Sections can now be proposed here. The deadline for all Section proposals is 17 November 2014. Please note – all proposers must have a MyECPR account. If you do not already have one, you can create one here. Please do not create multiple accounts. If you are now at a new institution, please log in and update your profile accordingly. You can request a password reminder here.

Renew your 2014-15 membership now 15/09/2014

The current 2013-14 ECPR membership year will come to an end on 30 September 2014. Official Representatives and Finance Contacts can view the membership invoice by logging into MyECPR

Please note, if we have not received payment by 1 October, your membership benefits will cease. This is particularly important if you have students wishing to attend the 2015 Winter School in Methods and Techniques; paying your invoice on time will mean that your students will benefit from the discounted Members' rate on registrations, which opens on 1 October.

If you have any questions about membership, please email Sharleni Inbanathan (

Download the Glasgow Conference App now 03/09/2014

The ECPR is delighted to announce the launch of its first conference app.

With a fully searchable and browsable academic timetable you can seek out those Panels and Papers most relevant to your research then simply add them to your agenda to create a bespoke timetable for the whole conference; a 'chat' function allows you to instantly contact colleagues and other participants to arrange meetings; while 'notifications' provide instant updates on conference news and important information; finally, maps and lists of local restaurants and amenities can help you plan a fruitful and enjoyable conference. The app runs on iOS and Android devices; to download visit the Apple iTunes or Google Play stores and search for 'ECPR General Conference 2014'.