Mainly of institutional interest.
American Political Science
It contains, among others things, an almost global search engine to
the Political Science
departments. The Proceedings of its annual congress are available on line.
Association for Practical and Professional Ethics
This web site contains information about ethical matters and a section with
calls for papers.
Network of Ohio
This web site contains pages about bioethics in
academic literature and in the
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL)
It is the web site of the lead US Government agency responsible for promoting the consolidation of democracy and human rights.
Center for Democracy Studies
Center for the study of the meaningful factors that influence today's American democracy.
Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD)
The CSD was established, at the University of California (Irvine), to foster academic research and training on topics of democratic theory. This web site contains, among many other things, a number of
links to a variety of internet information sources dealing with issues of democratization and democratic politics.
Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
At Brown University. It is an interdisciplinary organization devoted to the development and promotion of the research on issues related to race and ethnicity. This web site mainly contains information about conferences and academic courses.
A society for fostering and studying constitutionalism. Its on-line
Liberty Library of Constitutional
Classics is worth investigating.
Electronic Frontier Foundation
It is the well-known American foundation for the defence of liberty of information, in the contemporary meaning of liberty of the keyboard. It is not strictly an institution of political philosophy; however, a visit to its collection of resources about
Computer and academic freedom is worthwhile.
It contains a wide-ranging collection of resources about environmental subjects.
Foundations of Political Theory
It is a division of the American Political Science Association. This web site contains many links to political theory journals, associations and research centres. It has also a section with some
on-line writings of political philosophy.
- Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies
At the George Washington University. This is the web site of American communitarian philosophers; the Institute publishes the electronic Newsletter 'The Communitarian Update'.
- Institute for Human Studies
At George Mason University. This web site contains many on-line articles.
Institute for International
Studies (Stanford University)
Its research is focused primarily on international security (CISAC), global environment, and international political economy.
Institute for Philosophy
and Public Policy
At the University of Maryland.
International Conference for the Study of Political Thought
This international and interdisciplinary association aims to promote the study of past and present political thinking.
MIT Department of Political Science
With many links and working papers.
This web site contains many articles, essays, book abstracts, book reviews and an extensive bibliography on this matter.
and Policy Center
It publishes, among other things, the review
Social Philosophy & Policy.
Society for Philosophy in the Contemporary World
The society promotes work in applied philosophy, race, gender studies and multicultural issues. It publishes the journal Philosophy in the Contemporary World.
for Social Studies of Science
International society for the study of the social effects of technology and the development of an interdisciplinary perspective.
This web site contains an on-line Newsletter.
Society for Women
in Philosophy (SWIP)
Useful links and news - especially from a feminist perspective. A wide-ranging
and up-to-date page of Conferences
and call for papers.
The American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy
It is the web site of the society of american political and legal philosophers. It publishes a yearbook - NOMOS - in which the results of the annual meeting, organized by the association itself, are incorporated in a series of articles.
The Center for Libertarian Studies
This institution is devoted to the analisys of libertarian theory and practice. In its web site there is the link to the Journal of Libertarian Studies.
The Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS)
At Yale University. This web site mainly contains information about the academic offers of the Institution.
The Kenan Institute for Ethics
The Kenan Ethics Program, at Duke University, aims to promote the study and teaching of ethics. Its web site contains a section with a number of grants for projects, which deal with the mission of the centre.
The Objectivist Center
A web site rich in information on this matter. The Center also publishes a Newsletter -
The Society for Ethics
This Society serves the purpose of promoting philosophical research in ethics, including areas such as ethical theory, social and political philosophy, as well as areas of applied ethics such as legal, business and medical ethics.
A German interdisciplinary association, devoted to analyzing the general
developments of society, politics, technology and ecology from the perspective
of social sciences and practical philosophy.
Deutsche Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft
The German political scientists association introduces itself on the web.
This the web site - in German only - is devoted to communitarian political philosophy.
Institut für Interkulturelle und Internationale Studien
This institute is concerned with political theory, sociology and philosophy. Its research is focused primarily on multiculturalism and globalization. Many writings, in german and in english, can be found
Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie
The Wuppertal Institute addresses the global ecological challenges
and the policy tasks required to meet them. It deals with research, business
and public policy. Its web site is written both in German and in English.
Centre for Research in International Migration and Ethnic Relations
This centre is engaged in promoting the study of international migration, ethnicity, nationalism and racism. Its research programme also covers the analisys of immigration policies and refugee reception models.
Centre for Research on Ethnic Relations and Nationalism (CEREN)
At Helsinki University. The main interests of this Centre are connected to racism, xenofobia and ethnic relations, concerning both immigrants and native groups. A
Newsletter gives information on the activities and research projects of the Centre.
Equality Studies Centre (University College Dublin)
The ESC is commited to creating an intellectual space in which to encourage the development of an egalitarian society. This site contains an interesting reading list on this matter.
European Thematic Network in Political Science
This is the web site of the European organization devoted to the teaching of Political Science. It contains information about its projects and some on-line publications.
Osrodek Mysli Politycznej
This is the polish web site for political thought. It contains information about congress, researches and some articles on line.
Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (ÖGPW)
Web site of the Austrian Political Science Association. It contains the link to the on-line review Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft (which is written both in German and English).
Russian Political Science
This Russian web site has some web pages translated into English. It contains information about the activities of the Association and some on-line writings.
Sitio Web en espanol de Psicología Política
This web site, in spanish, provides a good introduction to Political Psychology. It also contains the link to the journal PSICOLOGÍA POLÍTICA.
The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)
This web site contains a large amount of information about actions against racism, including information about intenational organizations and a user's forum under costruction.
The European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations
At Utrecht University. ERCOMER is a European research centre focused on comparative
research in the fields of international migration, ethnic relations, racism and ethnic
conflict within the European context. In its web site there is also the link to the
WWW Virtual Library on migration and ethnic relations.
für interkulturelle Philosophie
A society devoted to building an intercultural way of thinking. For now, its site - in German only - is mainly under construction.