Program Structure

Program co-chairs:

Professor Terrell Carver (UK)

Professor Füsun Türkmen (Turkey)

The 2018 Congress program will include the following sessions and events:

Program Sessions Open to Submissions

Program Highlights

  • Research Committee Sessions:   
    IPSA’s research committees organize panels related to their field of interest.
    Panel/paper submissions open to all.
  • Congress General Sessions:   
    Sessions encompassing general areas of the discipline, organized by session chairs.   
    Panel/paper submissions open to all.
  • Local Organizing Committee Sessions:
    Organized by the Australian Political Studies Association and the Oceanic Conference on International Studies.
    Panel/paper submissions open to all.
  • Plenary Sessions:  Keynote speaker lectures
  • Congress Theme Sessions:  Panels and events related to the theme “Borders and Margins”.
  • Special Sessions: These will include innovative events such as  research methods café, professional development café, teaching  and assessment café etc.
  • Award Sessions: Lectures by recipients of IPSA awards, followed by award ceremonies.
  • Social Events: A variety of social and cultural events with a local theme, including opening and closing ceremony entertainments, guided city tours etc.
  • Research Methods Courses: One-day research methods courses by renowned instructors will be offered on 21 July 2018.

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