Call for Papers – Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association of Ireland, Cork, 16-18 October 2015


Political Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference 2015

Gresham Metropole Hotel Cork, 16 – 18 October 2015

The annual conference of the PSAI will take place in Cork over the weekend 16 – 18 October 2015. Paper proposals are invited from all areas of the discipline. A detailed list of themes is included below and is also available on the conference website at

 Referendums and elections

Voters and political Parties

Government, governance, regulation and policy making

Peace and conflict studies

International Relations

Local government and administration

Political theory and philosophy

Political history

Political economy

Politics and law

Teaching and learning in political science

 Procedures for Submitting a Proposal

Please submit an abstract of no more than 300 words to by 5 June 2015.

This abstract should be submitted as a word attachment and include:

  • Paper title,
  • Author names and affiliations,
  • Professional status (PhD student, postdoc, lecturer, professor, independent scholar)

Before submitting your proposal, please consider assembling a panel. You can do this by bringing together other potential panelists, or by contacting the appropriate PSAI specialist group (see Panel proposals must include abstracts and contact details for each paper.

 Abstracts will be published on the conference website and in the conference programme.

Notification on paper acceptances will be given in early July and paper givers will be asked to post their conference papers on the conference website by 1 October 2015.

 Further information available from Dr Theresa Reidy by email at

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