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    Research Colloquium | Jason Wittenberg (Berkeley) Logic(s) of Historical Persistence

    While persistence and change have long been central in the study of politics, we do not yet fully understand the criteria by which claims of persistence can be made. What is the dividing line between continuity with the past and change from the past? This paper addresses that question through an examination of how social scientists discuss and assert persistence of social phenomena even in the presence of change. It identifies different logics of persistence, each of which specifies a different…

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    CfP Annual Leibniz ScienceCampus Conference 2023 | Sustainability and firm performance in Europe and the Americas

    The ScienceCampus is pleased to welcome applications for our 2023 Annual Conference. This year's conference is organized by Dr. Olga Popova (IOS) and Prof. Dr. Thomas Steger (UR). The theme of the 2023 event is Sustainability and firm performance in Europe and the Americas. The deadline for the submission of the extended abstract is 1 May 2023. The Conference will be taking place from 30 November - 1 December 2023.

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