Association for Political Theory 2020 Meeting
(Amherst, Massachusetts)
Monday, February 10, 2020
Review Begins: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

2020 Association for Political Theory Call for Papers Proposal Deadline: Monday, February 10, 2020

The Association for Political Theory Annual Conference University of Massachusetts Amherst
November 12th-14th, 2020

Program Committee Co-Chairs:
Jennie Ikuta (University of Tulsa) and
Kennan Ferguson (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)

The Association for Political Theory (APT) invites paper proposals for its annual conference to be held November 12th-14th, 2020, at the campus of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. We will consider papers on all topics in political theory, political philosophy and their cognate disciplines, from scholars working in any field at any institution. Any scholars who are ABD or who hold a terminal degree in their fields may apply; we also encourage faculty members to volunteer to serve as chairs and/or discussants.

How to Apply:

(1) Proposers must be members of the Association. Membership is free; if you are not yet a member, please submit an application at: by January 31, 2020.

(2) Abstracts of up to 400 words are due by midnight PST on Monday, February 10, 2020 at:

You must log in to your account to submit. Each member may submit one proposal and may be a co-author on one proposal submitted by someone else. The APT conference does not accept full panel or roundtable proposals.

(3) Selection Process: all abstracts are anonymously reviewed and rated by members of the Program Committee. Authors are notified of their acceptance/rejection or wait list status by the end of April.

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