This server contains information on the British Columbia Political Studies Association (BCPSA) and its activities. The current BCPSA president is Alexander Netherton (Alexander.Netherton@viu.ca) of the Department of Political Studies at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo, BC.

British Columbia Political Studies Association
2017 Annual General Conference & Articulation Meeting
Thursday May 4th & Friday May 5th, 2017

Call for Papers

The Annual General Conference of the British Columbia Political Studies Association will be held Thursday, May 4th and Friday, May 5th, 2017, on the New Westminster Campus of Douglas College.

The BC Political Science Articulation Committee Meeting and associated workshops will be held on Friday, May 5th.

Participation is open to all political scientists and others with a scholarly interest in politics, including those from outside Canada. Students are also encouraged to present their research and gain experience in the dissemination of ideas through participation in the conference. Doctoral candidates may submit their proposals and papers directly to the conference organizer; MA students are asked to submit their proposals and papers through a supervising faculty member. Undergraduate students are asked to submit their proposals and papers through a supervising faculty member, but may only participate if accompanied by supervising faculty.

The BCPSA welcomes papers or research posters on a wide variety of topics from any theoretical perspective and across the breadth of the discipline. Suggested topics include:

• Canada at 150
• Canadian, American, Comparative and Global Politics
• Political Parties, Elections and Social Movements, Democracy
• Political Philosophy and Theory
• Ideology, Discourse, Gender, Identity
• Indigenous Politics and Governance
• Provincial Politics and Government
• Regional, Municipal and Urban Politics and Governance,
• International Politics, Globalization
• Provincial, National, Comparative, Global Political Economy and Public Policy

Submit all proposals in 200 words or less by email by March 17th to:
Dr. Jeanette Ashe, Chair
Department of Political Science, Douglas College
ashej@douglascollege.ca

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