Politicologenetmaal 2020, Nijmegen (Radboud University)

Call for Papers out now.

SARS-COV2 / COVID-19 Update: 

The local organizing team and the NKPW/VPW have decided the following protocol for the Politcologenetmaal 2020:

  • Workshop chairs will continue to collect papers for the workshops. We encourage participants to continue to apply for the CfP.
  • The decision whether or not to discontinue the conference will be made on Thursday, 14 May 2020. We are monitoring the situation closely.
  • Registration period is extended until Tuesday, 26 May 2020 to enable later registration.
  • If the conference will not take place on June 11-12, 2020 we have decided to postpone the conference.
  • In case of cancellation, the conference will be held as one-day conference on Saturday, October 3, 2020
  • In case of postponement, registered participants have the option to participate in October 3, 2020 or receive a full refund.
  • Regarding accommodation and travel, we advise participants to book as flexibly as possible to ensure possible cancellation.


Maurits Meijers and Andrej Zaslove (local organizing team @ Raboud University)

On Thursday June 11 and Friday June 12 2020 the ‘Politicologenetmaal’ (24-hour Political Science Conference) is jointly organized for the nineteenth time by the Dutch Political Science Association (NKWP) and the Association for Political Science (VPW). This time the conference will be organized by the Department of Political Science of Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

The main focus of the conference lies on thematic workshops (two on Thursday afternoon and two on Friday morning). The workshops can relate to a broad range of topics, including comparative politics, political sociology, international relations, international political economy, and local politics. The conference languages are Dutch and English.

The Call for Papers is out now and will close on March 27, 2020.

Traditionally, the conference starts on Thursday at noon and ends on Friday after lunch. Dinner and drinks will be served on Thursday evening with a keynote lecture from Prof. Anand Menon (Kings College, London) titled Brexit: What happened and where are we headed? and an award ceremony for the best PhD thesis and the best Master thesis.