Conferences/Call for Papers and Workshops

10th Annual Graduate Conference in Political Science, International Relations and Public Policy in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin, at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is pleased to call for papers for the 10th annual conference in Political Science, International relations & Public Policy to the graduate students in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin.

This call for papers updated with the Methods, Skills, Empowerment & Capacities Program that includes; Workshop about the challenges of representative democracy, and over fifteen methodologies workshops, round tables and seminars, that designed to enhance and enrich the Technical, Methodological & professional capabilities of research students.

This part of the conference is open for all students from all professions and disciplines in the social sciences and humanities, and could be also relevant for particularly outstanding Undergraduates students. The conference is a venue for research students to present their work, receive feedback and exchange ideas with students and faculty from Israel and all around the world. The program and submission procedures are detailed in the call for papers.

In this year conference three tracks for the participants:

1. Open Track

2. Theme Workshops

3. Methodological courses.

The conference will be held at the Hebrew university of Jerusalem during December 10-12, 2014Deadline for submitting - October 20, 2014.

Further information is available in our website:

For more information about the development the conference over the years.

ISA West 2015 Conference

ISA West is now accepting paper submissions from our 2014 conference for Undergraduate, Graduate and Faculty Paper Awards. Please submit your ISA paper to the Awards Committee Chair, Dr. Amy Skonieczny at Please indicate in the subject line Faculty, Graduate or Undergraduate submission. If your graduate paper was co-authored with a faculty member, it must be submitted to the faculty category.

The deadline for submissions is Oct. 31st. There will be a $50 amazon gift card prize and certificate presented to the winners during the 2015 ISA West Conference Awards ceremony September 25 & 26, 2015, in Pasadena, CA. Winners will be announced early December, 2014.

Call for Papers: USC "Constructivism and its Critics" workshop

Professor Patrick James, Jarrod Hayes, and Post doctoral fellow Mariano Bertucci of Tulane is inviting POIR students to participate in a "Constructivism and Its Critics" workshop at USC in January 2015. Further details and invitation letter can be downloaded here.

Midwest Political Science Associtation 2015 Conference


The paper proposal deadline for the annual conference (April 16-19, 2015, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, Illinois, USA) remains Friday, October 3. This conference is one of the largest in the discipline, with almost 6,000 people on the program from across the United States and 50 other countries. Read more about the 80 sections, the submission process and submit your proposal at   

Important Note: You must be logged in to to access the submission proposal system in the left sidebar under Conference > MPSA 2015 Conference > Submit a Proposal. Questions about policies, presentation formats, and the electronic submissions process should be directed to MPSA staff at Questions about the content of proposals should be directed to the relevant member of the program committee.

The MPSA has a new section on professional development that will include sessions on publishing, public engagement, research, teaching and career development. These will be organized as roundtables, so no formal paper is required. Simply volunteer to participate on a topic of your choice, and the section head will work to assemble cohesive roundtables. Just go to the following link to submit: