ECPR - Istanbul, Turkey

3rd Pan-European Conference on EU Politics, 21-23 September, 2006
Istanbul, Turkey

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  • ecpr - Standing Group on the European Union
    Third Pan-European Conference on EU Politics

    21 to 23 September 2006, Istanbul, Turkey
    Organized by the ECPR Standing Group on the European Union
    UPDATED 10 October 2006--Post-conference Information

    Latest addition: The ECPR is organizing a 4th general conference to be held in Pisa, 6-8 September 2007. The Standing Group on the European Union is therefore issuing a call for papers to support a section on the "Politics of the European Union". The deadline for submission of completed proposals to the section organizers is 1 February 2007

    The Istanbul conference is over but you can still read our keynote address by His Excellency Volkan Vural, Ambassador of Turkey to Spain.

    Transportation information about getting to the conference venue on the conference days is available here.

    Please note the FINAL programme is now available! Here are the LAST MINUTE CHANGES to the programme.

    The Virtual Paper Room is now open. Here you can download conference papers in Adobe Acrobat format. If you do not have an acrobat reader, you can get one for free from To have your paper posted in the virtual paper room, please send it as an attachment (in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format) to

    The ECPR Standing Group on the European Union is organizing its Third Pan-European Conference. It will be hosted by Bilgi University in Istanbul, Turkey from 21 to 23 September 2006. The Standing Group's Pan-European Conferences are the largest academic conferences on the European Union in Europe and bring together scholars from all over the world.

    The Conference has seven general sections covering major fields of current research on the EU as well as an open section for cross-cutting and interdisciplinary themes.

    • Theories of European Integration
    • EU Institutions and Politics
    • Political Economy of the European Union
    • EU Law and Policies
    • Equality, Diversity, and European Integration
    • EU Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy
    • Foreign Policy and External Relations
    • Migration and European Integration
    • Open Section
    Conference fees will be €100 for professionals and €65 for students. Local participants will be charged 70 YTL. All conference fees will be payable at the time of registration--which will start soon after the preliminary program is announced in early May.

    Publishers and others seeking to exhibit at the conference should download the conference exhibition form.

    Frank Schimmelfennig
    Program Chair

    This website is sponsored in part by Cambridge University Press. The ecpr Standing Group on European Union Politics is extremely grateful to CUP for their support.*

    *If you would like to join our sponsors' list, please email Erik Jones at the Johns Hopkins Bologna Center.

    The Johns Hopkins University - School of Advanced International Studies - Bologna Center