APT USA 2013 Conference


Welcome to the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association for Political Theory


The Department of Political Science at Vanderbilt University, with support from the Department of Philosophy, is pleased to host the Eleventh Annual Conference of the Association for Political Theory. Vanderbilt, with about 12,000 students studying and working in ten schools, is located in Nashville, the capital city of Tennessee. The political science department’s 29 faculty members work in virtually all the fields and subfields of the discipline, and serve as teachers and mentors about 300 undergraduate majors and about 45 doctoral students.

The hosts for the conference are Brooke Ackerly, James Booth, and Emily Nacol of the political science department.

Learn about the Department: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/political-science/

Learn about Vanderbilt: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/about/


Conference participants must be members of the Association. Membership is free. If you are not yet a member, please click here to submit a membership application before registering. If you are a member already, please login before continuing on to the registration page.

Click here to register.

Click here for travel and hotel information.


Proposal Submission Deadline: Proposals for individual or co-authored presentations, or to participate as a chair or discussant, were due Monday, February 18, 2013.

Pre‐circulation requirement: All papers accepted for the conference must be submitted electronically to the archive on the APT website no later than October 1, 2013. Papers should be no more than 30 double‐spaced pages in length so that discussants may provide suitable feedback. The archive will be password‐protected so that access is limited to members of APT. Participants who fail to submit their paper to the archive by October 1, 2013 will be removed from the program. We will provide information on how to submit papers soon.

We look forward to seeing you all in Nashville in October.

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