The Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association, an internationally recognized academic organization, invites applications for membership in its Law and Politics Studies Area. This group will examine the interconnections between fandom and media on the one hand and politics and law on the other. “How is political culture played out in the media?” “How is law (mis)represented in fiction?” and similar questions will fit into this field.
H-POL is dedicated to enhancing scholarly communication on the history of politics, with a special interest in the history of politics in the United States.
Call-for-Proposals: New Book on Midwestern Politics
Call for Papers
Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression
November 2–4, 2017
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Deadline: August 28, 2017
Palgrave Communications – the fully open access journal published by Palgrave Macmillan – is pleased to announce the launch of the special issue, Perspectives on Soft Power.
In the late 1980s American political scientist Joseph Nye coined the term ‘soft power’ to describe the ability of states to obtain preferred outcomes by attraction rather than coercion or payment.