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Welcome to the homepage of the Chair of Comparative Government at Friedrich Schiller University Jena.

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Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hilpert is

·  Elected member of the Academy of Social Sciences, London, since 2010

·  Invited member of the Peer Review College of The Danish Council for Strategic Research, Copenhagen, since 2008

·  Former scholar of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, Network of Humboldtians, since 1990


News

Application open for PhD and MA seminar "Diversities of Innovation II"

The seminar takes place from 20th to 23rd October 2016 in Berlin. Newcomers get the possibility to discuss their projects with experienced scientists from the ECPR Standing Group on Politics and Technology. Click here for information on the seminar and the application process.


Workshop and PhD seminar "Diversities of Innovation II" October 2016 in Berlin

After Oxford, the second workshop in the "Diversities of Innovation" series takes place from 18th to 19th October 2016 in Berlin. Members of the ECPR Standing Group Politics and Technology come together to discuss new ideas and research results in preparation for the next book.

Following the workshop, there will be a Master and PhD seminar from 20th to 23rd October 2016. Newcomers get the possibility to discuss their projects with experienced scientists. Master and PhD students can apply for the seminar, more information will follow soon!

Both events are made possible through the generous funding by the Hans-Böckler-Foundation.


New volume "Diversities of Innovation I" in winter 2016/17!

The new Routledge book series "Diversities of Innovation" starts with the first volume, edited by Prof. Ulrich Hilpert, in winter 2016/17. The book is based on the workshop "Diversities of Innovation" which took place in February 2015 at Oxford University. 

http://standinggroups.ecpr.eu/pt/activities/workshops/


New Homepage from Prof. Hilpert

Have a look! www.ulrich-hilpert.de


Presentation at the ECPR Graduate Student Conference 2016

Within the session Political Economy, M.A. Juliane Döschner presents the paper The Influence of Governmental Structures on Chances for Regions to be Innovative: Explaining the Importance of the Polity Dimension. The ECPR Graduate Student Conference takes place in Tartu in July 2016. For more information, see:
http://ecpr.eu/Events/PanelDetails.aspx?PanelID=5106&EventID=98



Update: 24th IPSA World Congress in Poznan, Poland!

The IPSA Research Committee 11 "Science and Politics" organizes a session at the 24th IPSA World Congress of Political Science in July 2016. If you are interested in Politics and Technology, you may have a glance at this:

https://wc2016.ipsa.org/events/istanbul2016/session/rc11-science-and-politics


Section on Politics and Technology at the ECPR General Conference in Prague in September 2016

The ECPR Standing Group Politics and Technology applied succesfully for a section at the ECPR General Conference in Prague! The section is titled Politics and Technology: Technological Transformations in Society and is chaired by Dr. Cornelia Fraune (University of Siegen) and co-chaired by Prof. Ulrich Hilpert.

If you are interested in proposing a panel or a paper: http://ecpr.eu/Events/SectionDetails.aspx?SectionID=599&EventID=95


Session on Science and Politics at the 24th IPSA World Congress in July 2016

The IPSA Research Committee 11 "Science and Politics" organizes a session at the 24th IPSA World Congress of Political Science in July 2016 at Istanbul, Turkey.

If you are interested in Politics and Technology, you may have a glance at this: https://istanbul2016.ipsa.org/events/istanbul2016/session/rc11-science-and-politics

 

The Routledge Handbook of Politics and Technology is out now!

We are proud to announce that the Routledge Handbook of Politics and Technology has been published in October 2015. Edited by Ulrich Hilpert, this handbook provides a comprehensive global survey of the politics of technology.

For more information, see: https://www.routledge.com/products/9780415692014


New chair of IPSA Research Committee "Science and Politics"

Ulrich Hilpert was elected as chair of the Research Committee "Science and Politics" (IPSA) on the IPSA General Conference in Montreal. He will hold the office for the next four years. Tasks of the Research Committee "Science and Politics" include, among others, international cooperation and support of publication activities and of exchanges between scientists and organizations that deal with the topic of science and politics.