Welcome to the ECPR Standing Group ‘Identity’

The ECPR Standing Group Identity provides a forum for researchers studying identity as a driving force for change as well as a causal factor for individuals’ and groups’ capability to adapt to new challenges.

Here you will find information about the goals, members and activities of the Standing Group. Please feel free to contact us with information about your research activities, recent publications, conference announcements and / or workshop reports. We are also interested in your research experiences on identity questions, novel ideas for conceptualizing and measuring identity, data exchange and summaries of upcoming as well as finished research projects.


Viktoria Kaina (University of Hagen)

Ireneusz P. Karolewski (Willy Brandt Centre of German and European Studies, University of Wroclaw)


We welcome new members dealing with questions of identity in their research. To become a member of our Standing Group please fill in this form and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please include a brief CV and a list of publications.