2020 RDGs at the APSA Annual Meeting

Over 20 scholars from countries in Africa, MENA, and other regions outside the US have been selected to participate in Research Development Groups at the 2020 APSA Annual Meeting. The MENA RDG, Africa RDG, and Democracy & Autocracy Workshop are organized by APSA Organized Sections and will take place as virtual short courses on Tuesday, Sept. 8 and Wednesday, Sept. 9. For more information contact us here.

MENA RDG: 7am – 12pm MT on 9/8 and 9/9
Organized by the MENA Politics section, and with support from the Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS), this short course features research by six early-career scholars from the MENA region (see detailed schedule). Papers will be shared in advance to maximize time for feedback and discussion among attendees. While most of the RDG will be closed to authors and discussants, organizers will hold a Professional Development session from 12-2pm on 9/9 which is open for pre-registration.

Africa RDG: 9am – 12pm MT on 9/8 and 9/9
Organized by the African Politics Conference Group (APCG), and with support from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, this short course features research by eight African scholars (see program details). Papers will be shared in advance to maximize time for feedback and discussion among attendees. Annual Meeting attendees are welcome to pre-register and join the program.

Democracy & Autocracy Workshop: 7am – 12pm MT on 9/9
Organized by the Democracy and Autocracy section, this short course features research by seven early career scholars from lower and middle income countries across the world (see program details). Papers will be shared in advance to maximize time for feedback and discussion among attendees. Annual Meeting attendees are welcome to pre-register and join the program.