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Date: 2017-03-22
Time: 00:00:00
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Category: Call for Papers
Subject: BCPSA Final Call for Paper


2017 Annual General Conference & Articulation Meeting

Thursday May 4th & Friday May 5th, 2017


Final Call for Papers

Deadline: 3 April 2017  


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 Association Articulation Committee Meeting and associated workshops will be held on Friday, May 5th.


Registration is now open for conference attendees and paper presenters: https://www.picatic.com/event14869581241343


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 3 April to:


Dr. Jeanette Ashe, Chair

Department of Political Science, Douglas College



Hosted by the Department of Political Science, Douglas College, New Westminster, British Columbia. Douglas College is on the traditional territory of  the QayQayt First Nation.


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



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