Congress Theme

The post-Cold War acceleration of globalization and the multi-layered consequences of the 9/11 terrorist attacks have had profound effects on borders. These borders create margins, through which administrative and military bureaucracies, NGOs, activists, and more-or-less organized criminals and terrorists operate, empirically and conceptually. The evolution of information technologies has transformed the traditional “border as a barrier” by enclosing people into groups with common identities and interests, dispersed throughout the globe but virtually connected. “Borders and Margins” will be a highlighted theme at IPSA’s 25th World Congress of Political Science. Read more


Congress Program Committee

The Program Chairs for the World Congress are:

    Terrell Carver (University of Bristol, UK)
    Füsun Türkmen (Galatasaray University, Turkey)

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Program Sessions

The 2018 IPSA World Congress Program is divided into the following sessions: 12 Congress General Sessions, 50 Research Committee Sessions, 7 Australian Political Studies Association Sessions and 9 Oceanic Conference on International Studies Sessions.

Program Highlights feature: Plenary Sessions, Congress Theme Sessions, Special Sessions and IPSA Award Sessions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

To help you prepare for the Congress, in this section we provided answers to the most frequently asked questions by participants.

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