BCPSA 2019 at Langara:Call for Papers

BRITISH COLUMBIA POLITICAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION

2019 Annual General Conference & Articulation Meeting
Thursday, May 2nd and Friday, May 3rd, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Annual General Conference of the British Columbia Political Studies Association will be held Thursday, May 2nd and Friday, May 3rd, 2019 at Langara College in Vancouver. The BCCAT Political Science Association Articulation Committee Meeting and associated workshops will be held on Friday, May 3rd.

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 theme of this year’s BCPSA Conference is Contested Spaces.

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

Please submit all proposals in 200 words or less by email by 15 January 2019 to Dr. Stephen Phillips, Department of Political Science, Langara College, at: sphillips@langara.ca

This year, the inaugural Marjorie Griffin Cohen Prize will be awarded to authors of the two best papers presented at the Conference. The prize is named in honour of Marjorie Griffin Cohen, distinguished scholar, activist and essayist. Further details will follow shortly.

Langara College is located at 100 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, on the unceded traditional territory of the Musqueam First Nation. Situated in south Vancouver, Langara College lies within close reach of YVR Airport.

See the BCPSA website for conference details: http://www.bcpsa.ca/

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