Install the app

Install this application on your home screen for quick and easy access when you’re on the go.

Just tap Share then “Add to Home Screen”


Install the app

Install this application on your home screen for quick and easy access when you’re on the go.

Just tap Share then “Add to Home Screen”

Know Before You Go

Virtual Workshops

We've created this guide to help you at every step of your virtual Joint Sessions experience – from uploading your Paper to making the most of your participation.

Who this guide is for

Everyone participating in or Directing a Virtual Workshop.


In the guide

Get started ► Get ready ► Get online ► Get more ► Get support 


Important: Ensure you are logged into the event platform using the same email address as the one you have registered for the event with.


Event Platform


Get started

  • May attend only one Workshop during the event
  • Are expected to attend all Workshop sessions

Only one presenter will be permitted per Paper. If your Co-Author(s) plan(s) to attend, please contact your Workshop Director for approval.

Workshop Directors
  • Are expected to organise the timing of the presentations
  • Should share a detailed Workshop schedule with all participants well in advance of the event

Please ensure you are aware of the format of your Workshop. You can do this by checking the Workshop code in the Academic Programme:

  • EDI for in-person Workshops held at the University of Edinburgh
  • VIR for virtual Workshops

We think that everyone deserves a positive event experience. Please take a few moments to read our Code of Conduct which outlines our expectations regarding the conduct of participants at all our events.

Get ready

  • All your Workshop sessions and plenary events have been automatically added to your Itinerary.
  • Your Itinerary is accessible through My Events in My ECPR and the event platform.
  • If you have an additional query regarding your Workshop schedule or a scheduling request, please contact your Workshop Director.
  • Times are displayed in local time (British Summer Time).

Please upload your Paper by Monday 11 April so that your fellow attendees have time to prepare comments and questions.

To upload

Your Paper must be in PDF format and in English.

  1. Head to My Events in your My ECPR account
  2. Click Manage Paper > Browse > Select your Paper > Open/OK > Upload
  3. Click View Document to ensure that it has been uploaded successfully

You can also use this facility to replace your Paper or remove it after the event.

Please note that uploading your Paper via My ECPR constitutes an agreement for ECPR to publish the Paper on this website.

Upload your Paper

Have trouble uploading your Paper? Contact our Events Team.

All virtual Workshops will run on the Zoom platform.

If you're directing a Workshop, you'll be automatically assigned as 'Host' for your Workshop's Zoom sessions.

Before joining, familiarise yourself with features you may need – mute / unmute microphone, stop/start video, share screen, naming / renaming yourself, chat and 'raise hand'.

Not a Zoom pro? Get started with the Attendee Controls guide.

Don't forget
  • If you are happy to be identified, make sure your name is clearly indicated in Zoom.
  • If you want other people to see you, keep your camera on.

Get online

  • Find the session in your Itinerary – you'll find it on the Event Platform
  • Click the Join Meeting button which will appear 15 minutes before the start time
  • You’ll see an option to join via the Zoom app or your browser
  • Simply follow Zoom prompts to get connected

Times in your Itinerary are indicated in BST.

Simply click the Export to Calendar button in your Itinerary.

Get more

House Series present: The Stein Rokkan Edition – The Academic Legacies of British Empire

Tuesday 19 April, 17:30 BST
Streamed live from the University of Edinburgh

Find out more


The Stein Rokkan Lecture has been automatically added to your Itinerary. Simply go to your Itinerary 15 minutes before the session and click on the link to join. 

Take the unique opportunity to broaden your network – head to Discover on the event platform and search for colleagues throughout our community.

Top tip: Don't forget to enable messaging and make your profile public to make sure you are discoverable to others, too!

Keep an eye on our event platform – our Virtual Expo is coming soon!

Discover even more content under On Demand in the event platform. 

Get social

We'd love to hear about your experience. Share your thoughts with us on Twitter using #ecprjs22.

Get support

To help us deliver a smooth experience to your fellow scholars, please let us know as soon as possible.

You will find plenty of useful information on our FAQ page on our event platform, so be sure to check this out.

Alternatively, our friendly Events Team are on hand to assist throughout the event. Times are in BST.

Online Help Desk

Head to Get Help on the event platform
08:00 – 17:00 on weekdays

Notice of photography/filming

ECPR may record all events in the form of photography, screen capture, filming, and audio recording of interactions such as discussions during the Stein Rokkan Lecture. This media may be used by us to promote ECPR activities. These activities may include publishing it at, or using it in digital and email marketing, on social media, and in other promotional materials.


If you do not wish to appear in such media, please email


If you or any other participant want to take a screen capture for personal use, such as sharing on social media, you / they should request permission from the Workshop Director or Session Chair.