Call for Papers on Internet & Politics at 2016 ECPR Graduate Conference


 10-13 July 2016 – University of Tartu

In 2016, the bi-annual ECPR Graduate Conference takes place in Tartu (Estonia). The theme section is titled “Cyberpolitics” and offers a platform to young researchers of Internet and Politics for discussing their research and ideas. The ECPR standing group Internet and Politics endorsed the section proposal.

The section chairs intend to offer a wide range of topics to foster exchange and networking possibilities among young researchers. The section includes the following panels (for detailed information, see here):

• Parties and Political Organizations on the Internet,

• Governance and Political Participation online,

• Social Movements in the digital sphere,

• Voting Advice Applications,

• Cyber Warfare and cyber security.

Young researchers (PhD candidates as well as master students) are invited to propose paper abstracts (max. 150 Words) and/or panels. Deadline for paper and/or panel proposals is January 20th, 2016. Proposals must be submitted via the ECPR website. For further information, please visit the ECPR website or contact the section chairs:

Jasmin Fitzpatrick ( and Jonas Israel (