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Sep
3
Wed
8th ECPR General Conference @ Glasgow
Sep 3 – Sep 6 all-day

Since the publication of David Knoke’s Political Networks (1990), systematic research on social networks has grown dramatically in both political science and political sociology. The Political Networks section builds on the conversations started in Bordeaux at the 2013 General Conference. We are planning panels that fall under three major themes: the basic mechanisms through which network properties affect individual political action; the different ways in which network approaches have contributed to our understanding of collective action dynamics; the relationship between networks and policy making.

Sep
23
Tue
UN Secretary-General’s Climate Change Summit 2014 @ NYC, USA
Sep 23 all-day

The event is aimed at catalyzing action by governments, business, finance, industry, and civil society in areas for new commitments and substantial, scalable and replicable contributions to the Summit that will help the world shift toward a low-carbon economy.

Sep
24
Wed
Deltas in Times of Climate Change II @ Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Sep 24 – Sep 26 all-day

The conference pursues three main goals: Exchange of up-to-date top science on climate change and delta planning, Exploring and strengthening the links between science, policy and practice, Strengthening of international cooperation between deltas and delta cities. The accent of the conference is on planning and investment in times of climate change. Themes to be discussed are: flood risk management, salt intrusion and fresh water supply, adaptation in rural areas, climate proofing of cities, infrastructure and networks, climate projections, governance, decision support tools and cooperation.

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