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Date: 2017-09-13
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Category: Call for Papers
Subject: Call for Papers: Gender, Diversity and Federalism in the Global North and Global South


IPSA World Congress 2018 – Brisbane, July 21 – 26, 2018

Call for Papers

Gender, Diversity and Federalism in the Global North and Global South


Please submit your paper on gender, diversity and federalism to one of the panels below. Papers may be included as part of a Handbook on Gender, Diversity and Federalism edited by Jill VickersCheryl Collier and Joan Grace. Submit your abstract no later than September 21, 2017 to Jill Vickers, FRSC, Carleton University, Ottawa at drmvickers@gmail.com. 


In your abstract include:

- Title – not to exceed 25 words

- Abstract – a maximum of 350 words

- Your full name, institutional affiliation and contact information

- Convenor (Jill Vickers) will notify panel participants no later than October 2, 2017


If accepted, authors also must submit their papers to their (free) individual IPSA accounts no later than October 10, 2017. Proposers will be notified by IPSA about acceptance by the January 19, 2018. See the Submit a Paper page on the IPSA website for details.


The Handbook team also will be organizing panels at:


• Canadian Political Science Association (CPSA), Regina, May 30 - June 1, 2018


• American Political Science Association (APSA), Boston, August 30 - Sept. 2, 2018

Panel 1 – Gender, Diversity and Federalism

Panel 2 – Gender, Diversity and Federalism in the Global South


Papers will analytically engage how state architectures interact with gender and diversity e.g., indigeneity, race, faith, minority sex/gender status, and representation.


The categories for Handbook sections suggest the following themes for papers:

1. Normative Issues About Gender and Diversity in Federations;

2. Theory, History & Methodology in Gendering Federalism;

3. Gender & Diversity in Federal Policy-Making.

4. Gendering Representation in Federations;

5. Gender and Diversity in the Global South.

The panels provide opportunities to workshop papers for the Handbook and help authors gain feedback from others in the field before submission. The IPSA and APSA panels will be convened by co-editor Cheryl Collier, Chair of Political Science, University of Windsor. She will convene CPSA panels with co-editor Joan Grace, Professor of Political Science, University of Winnipeg, who also will co-ordinate the IPSA panels.



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