ECPR Conference 2016 Call for Panels and Papers

ECPR General Conference Prague 7-10 September 2016

The ECPR 2016 General Conference,

Section on Politics and Technology: Technological Transformations in Society Call for Panels and Papers

Deadline: 15 February 2016 (midnight GMT).

Abstracts must be submitted via the ECPR website.

The aim of the Section is to discuss how technological transformations, like digitalization or energy system transition, both shape and are shaped by social relations. The Panels of the Section focus on three sectors (government, business, households) and their mutual interdependencies through markets, rights and values. Chairs: Cornelia Fraune (University of Siegen, Germany)/ Ulrich Hilpert (Friedrich-Schiller Universität Jena, Germany)Link to further description of section on Politics and Technology

Proposed panels:

Panel 1: Social and technological sustainability transformations of employment            Chair: Martin Fritz (University of Bonn, Germany)

Panel 2: Technological transformations and the complexity of household consumption Chair: Stephan Schmidt (University of Basel, Switzerland)

Panel 3: Politics of energy transformations                                                                 Chairs: Cornelia Fraune (University of Siegen, Germany) and Michèle Knodt (TU Darmstadt, Germany)


If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact Cornelia Fraune <mailto:>