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EPOP 2014 Conference to be hosted by PIR Edinburgh

Abstracts wanted for EPOP 2014

The annual conference of the Political Studies Association's Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP) Specialist Group will be held at the University of Edinburgh on 12-14 September 2014. EPOP brings together people interested in the study of elections, public opinion and parties. It has more than 100 members, including media commentators, leading opinion pollsters and national party officials as well as academics. This year's conference takes place at an exciting time for Scotland and for political scientists. This will be the final week of campaigning for Scotland's independence referendum on 18 September.

The call for paper and panel proposals is now open. Proposals are welcome on any aspect of elections, public opinion and parties. There will be a discounted conference rate for PhD students. You can submit your proposal here: The deadline is 4 April 2014. For further information, visit the EPOP 2014 website ( or follow us on Twitter (@EPOP2014).

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