Are we in some ways running up against the biological limits of the planet to support human life as we conceptualize it? In response, the American Political Science Association is seeking teaching resources focused on the 2020 U.S. election, the presidential transition, and the incoming Biden-Harris administration to be featured on Educate – APSA’s new. Such discussion necessarily draws on and contributes to the scholarship published in the more specialized journals that dominate our discipline. And more generally, will the pandemic simply entrench these tendencies or change the current relationship between political preferences and behavior? Below are the most recent call for papers sent to the Department of Political Science. What role if any do non-state actors play in pandemic politics and policy? It also challenges our assumptions about the relationship between the environment and human civilization, and science and politics. The JPS invites manuscript submissions for the 2020 issue (Vol. Are novel technological capacities, like our enhanced ability to track citizens and their contacts, useful tools to stem the pandemic or a fundamental threat to our civil liberties? RC 45 Panel 3: Quantitative Approaches to the Study of War and Peace The focus of this panel encompasses the study of all aspects of intra- and inter-state conflict and war/peace by means of quantitative methodologies. What does the pandemic mean for the global trend towards political polarization and populist politics? The Covid-19 pandemic has shattered our normality. The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. In preparing, The 2020 U.S. election presents unique challenges and opportunities for political science students and educators. The Conflict & Change research cluster is hosting the second edition of the PhD workshop with the theme Political Turbulence. We invite all political scientists, irrespective of subfield, to submit papers related to these or other issues raised by the coronavirus crisis for potential inclusion in a special issue on “Pandemic Politics.”. What will the attempts of different national leaderships to put the blame on domestic or foreign scapegoats mean for politics nationally and internationally? Department of Political Science; PhD Workshop - February 2020 - Call for Papers; PhD Workshop - February 2020 - Call for Papers. The response of the United States seems to confirm the diminution of its global hegemony, yet the shape of the new global order is as yet inchoate. If you wish to participate on Panel 1, Panel 2, or Panel 3 of Research Committee 45 Quantitative International Politics (below), please submit your paper proposal (including title and abstract) online through the IPSA Congress website as soon as possible. The impact of the pandemic on economic activity has been enormous. Does epidemiological catastrophe doom us to a new age of dictatorship or a fundamental change in the power of executives to ignore legislative oversight or other forms of accountability, or is a deepening of democracy the best way to respond to the current challenge? International air travel has all but collapsed, with many countries banning or curtailing travel. As explained in the “Instructions for Authors,” tables, figures, and appendix materials may be included within manuscripts or uploaded as separate files. In particular, we would like to receive submissions that address how existing structural inequalities as well as policy choices affect death tolls and economic suffering in terms of race, class, and gender in the United States, as well as in other countries and comparatively. Is our current model of capitalist economy sustainable, or must we introduce substantial changes in response to the new challenges our mismanagement of the environment has wrought?